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Blue Jays Sign Mexican Pitcher Guadalupe Chavez

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Published: Jul 11, 2014, 10:21 am EDT

The Blue Jays have signed 16-year-old Mexican righthander Guadalupe Chavez from Quintana Roo of the Mexican League. Chavez is a former outfielder who has developed into one of the better […]

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Blue Jays Sign Dominican Shortstop Jesus Navarro

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Published: Jul 4, 2014, 10:48 am EDT

The Blue Jays have signed 16-year-old Dominican shortstop Jesus Navarro for $200,000. Navarro is a righthanded hitter who has performed well in games with a line-drive stroke and occasional doubles […]

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Blue Jays Sign No. 30 International Prospect Kevin Vicuna

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Published: Jul 2, 2014, 8:02 am EDT

Venezuelan shortstop Kevin Vicuna, the No. 30 international prospect for July 2, has signed with the Blue Jays. Vicuna is a 16-year-old who stands out on defense with quick actions […]

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Jul 2, 2014, 8:02 am

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Blue Jays Sign No. 10 International Prospect Juan Meza

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Published: Jul 2, 2014, 8:00 am EDT

Venezuelan righthander Juan Meza, the No. 10 international prospect for July 2, has signed with the Blue Jays. Meza, 16, has a projectable frame at 6-foot-3, 190 pounds with a […]

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Jul 2, 2014, 8:00 am

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Blue Jays Sign Dominican Pitcher Hansel Rodriguez For $330,000

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Published: Feb 5, 2014, 1:13 pm EST

After trading for additional international bonus pool space from the Angels in December, the Blue Jays have used the extra room to sign Dominican righthander Hansel Rodriguez for $330,000. Rodriguez, [...]

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Feb 5, 2014, 1:13 pm

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Masahiro Tanaka Sweepstakes Preview: Ranking The Top 10 Teams For The Japanese Ace

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Published: Jan 2, 2014, 1:41 pm EST

Teams have spent the last year preparing for the opportunity to sign Masahiro Tanaka this offseason. The new posting agreement with Japan might have created some uncertainty and a slight [...]

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Jan 2, 2014, 1:41 pm

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Blue Jays Sign No. 18 International Prospect Freddy Rodriguez

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Published: Jul 2, 2013, 5:36 pm EDT

The Blue Jays have signed Venezuelan outfielder Freddy Rodriguez, the No. 18 international prospect for July 2. Rodriguez, 16, is 6-foot-1, 180 pounds and has impressed some scouts for his [...]

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Jul 2, 2013, 5:36 pm

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Blue Jays Sign No. 8 International Prospect Yeltsin Gudino

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Published: Jul 2, 2013, 5:34 pm EDT

The Blue Jays have signed Venezuelan shortstop Yeltsin Gudino, the No. 8 international prospect for July 2. Gudino, 16, is 6 feet, 155 pounds and earns praise for his simple [...]

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Jul 2, 2013, 5:34 pm

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Blue Jays Void Contract Of Venezuelan Shortstop Luis Castro Over Physical

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Published: Aug 1, 2012, 4:27 pm EDT

The Blue Jays have voided the contract of Luis Castro after the Venezuelan shortstop did not pass his physical, according to a source familiar with the contract. Castro, 16, had agreed to terms with the Blue Jays for $800,000 when the international signing period opened July 2 and had ranked as the No. 9 international [...]

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Aug 1, 2012, 4:27 pm

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Roberto Osuna Strikes Out 13 In Northwest League Debut

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Published: Jul 28, 2012, 11:57 pm EDT

When the Blue Jays paid $1.5 million to sign Roberto Osuna from the Mexico City Red Devils last year, scouts said they were getting a pitcher with considerable polish for a 16-year-old. Osuna and Venezuelan righthander Victor Sanchez, who signed with the Mariners for $2.5 million, were generally considered the top two pitching prospects on [...]

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