Twins Sign Alexander Vargas

The Twins have signed Alexander Vargas, a 16-year-old righthander from the Dominican Republic.

Vargas, who is from Santiago, is 6-foot-3, 190 pounds with a fastball that has touched the low-90s, along with a curveball and a changeup. He trained at La Academia.

Since the 2013-14 international signing period opened on July 2, the Twins have also signed Dominican outfielder/first baseman Lewin Diaz for $1.4 million and Dominican third baseman Roni Tapia for $550,000.