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Yoan Moncada reportedly agrees to deal with Boston Red Sox
Yoan Moncada reportedly agrees to deal with Boston Red Sox

It appears the Boston Red Sox have won the Yoan Moncada sweepstakes. According to MLB.com, the prized Cuban infielder has agreed to a new deal with the Red Sox worth $31.5 million. The agreement is pending a physical. Nearly all of the payout will be part of a bonus since Major League Baseball international signing rules allow for only $700,000 to be paid to players who haven't played at least five professional seasons. Since the Red Sox will also go over their allotted bonus pool amount, they will have to pay a 100% overage tax on the bonus, meaning they will be on the hook for an additional penalty of about $31.5 million, according to MLB.com. The Red Sox would...

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