Saturday, December 12, 2009

Astros sign Edgar Ferreira

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. called Ferreira "raw" with a 90-91mph fastball.