Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Red Sox Sign 16-Year Old Dominican Pitcher

Christopher Acosta
On International Signing Day, the Red Sox inked 16-year old Dominican right-hander Christopher Acosta to a $1.5 million deal. Acosta was considered by many scouts to be the best pitcher on the international market—and was ranked as the #6 overall international prospect by Acosta's fastball has been clocked between 88 and 92 MPH—but it's his change-up that is the difference-maker in his repertoire. The 6'3", 170-pounder is based in La Vega, Dominican Republic.