Jorge Arangure, Jr is reoprting the Astros have signed LHP Edgar Ferreira for $350,000. Some notes:
Ferreira just turned 17 (Oct 15, 1992), and has thrown 93-94mph in workouts.
A forum at Sign-on San Diego says that Arangure named Ferreira the top amateur (previously) un-signed pitcher in the Dominican.
Baseball America named Ferreira the 11th-best Latin American prospect.
Natsfarm.com called Ferreira "raw" with a 90-91mph fastball.