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Cubs sign SS Gleyber Torres, 3 others

Cubs sign SS Gleyber Torres of Venezuela.

The Chicago Cubs signed Venezuelan SS Gleyber Torres, considered one of the top international talents on the market, as well as Jefferson Meija, a right-handed pitcher out of the Dominican, and RHP Erling Moreno, a 16-year-old from Columbia. They also added catcher Johan Matos in the first day of signing.

The Cubs signed three July 2 International prospects acquiring Venezuelan shortstop Gleyber Torres ($1.7 M), Dominican pitcher Jefferson Mejia ($850,000), and Columbian pitcher Erling Moreno ($800,000). They also inked catcher Johan Matos but his bonus in unknown. Torres has been linked to the Cubs for several months and was just waiting for July 2 to make it official. Considered one of the top...

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