Friday, July 1, 2016
Sox Face Stiff MLB Penalties For International Signings
the investigation into Boston's signing practices in Venezuela. Potentially, several of the team's 2015 International signees could be declared "free agents"—striking a severe blow to the team's talent pool. There could also be tough penalties on Boston's ability to sign international players in the 2016-2017 window. MLB is looking into how the Red Sox signed several Venezuelan players in so-called "package deals" from the same training programs. Two key signings that might be at risk are outfielders Albert Guaimaro and Simon Muzziotti. Stay tuned, this could come down soon!