Minnesota Twins Sign Top Cuban Prospect Yandro Hernandez

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Photo: Francys Romero - (@francysromeroFR - X)

The Minnesota Twins are gathering in Fort Myers, FL for spring training today, but president of baseball operations Derek Falvey and the team’s international scouting department was busy making moves in the Caribbean, signing 18-year-old Cuban outfielder Yandro Hernandez for a whopping $800,000 signing bonus.

Minnesota Twins Sign Cuban OF Yandro Hernandez

MLB reporter and hall of fame voter, Francys Romero, has the switch-hitting Hernandez ranked as his top U-18 contact hitter in Cuba right now. The $800K signing bonus is far and away the biggest offered by the Twins in this year’s international class. This signing comes a month after the Twins signed two other Latin American prospects, Daiber De Los Santos and Eduardo Beltre.

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