Tigers Sign Dominican Outfielder Julio Martinez

The Tigers have signed Dominican outfielder Julio Martinez for $600,000.

Martinez, 16, is 6-foot-2, 190 pounds and has impressed some clubs with his offensive potential as a righthanded hitter, with his best fit defensively in left field. Martinez trained with Christian Batista (known as “Niche”) and played in both the Dominican Prospect League and the International Prospect League.

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