Saturday, July 2, 2011

Astros sign international free agent

Baseball America's Ben Badler says that the Astros signed 16-year old IFA SS Arturo Michelena for $220,000.

Michelena, a 16-year-old out of Maracaibo, is 6 feet, 165 pounds and has represented his country during international youth tournaments. He's a righthanded hitters with good hand-eye coordination and defensive actions.