Nats Sign Elite International Prospect

Updated: August 15, 2013

Dominican Third Baseman Anderson Franco, ranked #29 among all International prospects by Baseball America has signed a contract with the Nationals for $900,000.

The 6’1″ 185 pound slugger turned 16 today, making him eligible to sign a professional contract. According to scouts, Franco has big time power and arm strength to play at the hot corner.

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