(captip to MLBTR) The Astros have signed Dominican shortstop Jean Carlos Batista, pending MLB approval:
The switch hitting SS has agreed to terms with the Houston Astros, the contract is still pending MLB approval. Batista was a self-proclaimed captain of Los Potros, not by words but by action. He led his team in every offensive category for more than 3/4 of games played, as well as leading the league in avg. His defensive play wasn't over showed by any SS in the DPL making routine plays and flashy tough plays look easy. Batista will be starting his milb career in the Dominican Summer League this June.
More on Batista later this morning.