Yankees sign Cuban prospect Brandon Mayea for .35 million

Yankees sign Cuban prospect Brandon Mayea for $4.35 million

As Jasson Dominguez makes his approach towards The Bronx, the Yankees made one other funding within the worldwide market on Sunday, agreeing to phrases with outfielder Brandon Mayea, in line with a supply. 

The 17-year-old Mayea is from Cuba and is ready to get $4.35 million, in line with sources, which is almost all of the Yankees $5.2 million worldwide pool. 

He provides to minor league depth that features Dominguez, in addition to final yr’s signee, Roderick Arias. 

Yankees GM Brian CashmanCharles Wenzelberg / New York Po

The suitable-handed hitting Mayea was a shortstop earlier than switching to heart subject. 

Scouts like his arm at brief, in addition to his promising energy on the plate. 

Whereas some think about Mayea a top-10 worldwide expertise, some see him as one of many prime two gamers on the worldwide market this yr, together with Ethan Salas, a catcher signed by the Padres.

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