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Marlins aggressive in 2019-20 international market

The Marlins made a splash by signing top international free agent Victor Victor Mesa and his younger brother Victor Mesa Jr. in the fall of 2018. With the new signing period opening on July 2, they showed that commitment was no fluke.

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The Marlins came to agreements with the following players:

  • Venezuelan SS José Salas ($2.8 million signing bonus)
  • Dominican SS Junior Sánchez ($1.15 million)
  • Bahamian SS Ian Lewis ($950,000)
  • Dominican RHP Eury Pérez
  • Dominican SS Miguel Rodriguez
  • Venezuelan RHP Jean Reyes
  • Venezuelan RHP Christian Millán
  • Venezuelan OF Renny Hidalgo
  • Venezuelan SS Javier Sanoja
  • Panamanian OF Germain Ruiz
  • Panamanian RHP Jose Bazan

How international free agency works

Each team has an assigned slot from which they can give signing bonuses to the international free agents they sign.