Braves agree to terms with prospects Derian Cruz, Cristian Pache from Dominican Republic



We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Organizations:

Subjects:

Places:

 


ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves have agreed to terms with two 16-year-old players — shortstop Derian Cruz and outfielder Cristian Pache, both of the Dominican Republic.

Cruz and Pache will report to the Braves' Dominican Academy.

The 6-foot-3, 170-pound Cruz is a switch-hitter who was ranked by Baseball America as the fifth-best international prospect and the best overall athlete in the class.

Pache, who is 6-1 and weighs 180 pounds, was ranked by MLBPipeline.com as the 10th-best international prospect. He was 3 for 6 with a triple, walk, and stolen base in Major League Baseball's international showcase in February.

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Reporter, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.
Daily Reporter • 22 W. New Road • Greenfield, IN 46140 • (317) 462-5528