Blue Jays Sign No. 8 International Prospect Yeltsin Gudino

The Blue Jays have signed Venezuelan shortstop Yeltsin Gudino, the No. 8 international prospect for July 2.

Gudino, 16, is 6 feet, 155 pounds and earns praise for his simple righthanded swing, ability to hit in games and smooth defense. Gudino trained at Carlos Guillen’s academy.

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