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2018 International Reviews

For the eighth year, our International Reviews recap the previous year’s international activity for all 30 teams. Read more than 250 reports on every player who signed for at least $125,000 in 2017, plus lower profile sleepers to keep an eye on as well. The total signings column refers to the number of international players a team signed during the entire 2017 calendar year. The top 2017-18 signee column is for the player who received the team's biggest signing bonus since the start of the 2017-18 signing period last year on July 2.

AL EastTotal 2017 SigningsTop 2017-18 Signee
Orioles9OF Ricardo Castro
Red Sox57C Daniel Flores (Deceased) 
Yankees 31OF Raimfer Salinas
Rays 27SS Wander Franco
Blue Jays38RHP Eric Pardinho
White Sox5C Jefferson Mendoza
Indians29SS Aaron Bracho
Tigers31SS Alvaro Gonzalez
Royals35Several at $300,000
Twins22OF Carlos Aguiar
Astros 46Several at $300,000
Angels 28OF Trent Deveaux
Athletics30SS Danny Bautista Jr.
Mariners19OF Julio Rodriguez
Rangers49OF Julio Pablo Martinez
Braves39Several at $300,000
Marlins23SS Ynmanol Marinez
Mets 28SS Ronny Mauricio
Phillies54SS Luis Garcia
Nationals29RHP Karlo Seijas
Cubs41 RHP Florencio Serrano and SS Luis Verdugo
Reds331B Leonardo Seminati
Brewers38 OF Larry Ernesto
Pirates38OF Juan Pie
Cardinals26Several at $300,000
Diamondbacks38OF Kristian Robinson
Rockies 40SS Ezequiel Tovar
Dodgers63Several at $300,000
Padres38LHP Manuel Partida
Giants14SS Jean Pena
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