Royals Sign No. 22 International Prospect Cristhian Vasquez

Venezuelan outfielder Cristhian Vasquez, the No. 22 international prospect for July 2, has signed with the Royals for $750,000.

Vasquez, a 16-year-old lefty, is 5-foot-11, 180 pounds and stood out as one of the more polished hitters in Venezuela, projecting best as a corner outfielder. He has traveled to the Dominican Republic to play in the International Prospect League and trains with Renan Ramos.

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