(670 The Score) The Cubs have landed a coveted young prospect on the international scene.
Dominican shortstop Cristian Hernandez has agreed to join the Cubs on a $3-million deal, Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com reported Friday, which marked the first day of the international signing period. Hernandez, 17, is ranked as the No. 6 international prospect by MLB.com.
The Cubs have agreed to deals with six other international prospects as well, according to Baseball America: Venezuelan catcher Moises Ballesteros, Dominican outfielder Daniel Ferreira, Venezuelan left-hander Carlos Cabrera, Dominican outfielder Offerman Hernandez, Curacao outfielder Raino Coran and Venezuelan catcher Carlos Ramos.