Yankees Sign No. 7 International Prospect Wilkerman Garcia

Venezuelan shortstop Wilkerman Garcia, the No. 7 international prospect for July 2, has signed with the Yankees for $1.35 million.

Garcia, 16, is a switch-hitter who has earned praise for his bat and advanced feel for the game. At 5-foot-11, 170 pounds, Garcia has his believers at shortstop, though most see him moving to second or third base. He trained at Carlos Guillen’s academy.

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