Tuesday marked the start of Major League Baseball’s international signing period. The Royals signed outfielder Erick Pena from the Dominican Republic. The Royals signed Pena for $3.8 million. He is considered the fifth best international prospect in this signing period. Some reports compared him to Carlos Beltran. Jesse Sanchez of MLB.com said that Pena is an athletic outfielder who can hit and play defense but that right now his hitting and power are his best tools.
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