Oakland Signs Renato Nunez For $2.2 Million

Top Venezuelan third baseman Renato Nunez has agreed to terms with the Athletics for $2.2 million, according to an international source.

Several international scouts have called Nunez, 16, the top hitter available this year out of Venezuela with the ability to hit for both average and power. A team official declined comment on the signing.

Baseball America subscribers can read a complete scouting report on Nunez as well as full reports on other top Latin American prospects from this year's signing class.