Red Sox active in international market

The Red Sox signed third baseman Rafael Devers from the Dominican Republic and lefthander Emmanuel DeJesus of Venezuela on Tuesday, the first day of the international signing period.

Devers received $1.5 million and DeJesus a bonus of $780,000, according to reports from
ESPN Deportes and MLB.com, respectively.

The 16-year-old Devers is a lefthanded hitter who was generally ranked as one of the top five prospects in this international class.

The Red Sox have a cap of $3.17 million for international players. Under new rules, teams can trade international “bonus slots.” So theoretically, the Sox could obtain more money.

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