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Angels' $8-million signing of infielder Roberto Baldoquin is official
Angels' $8-million signing of infielder Roberto Baldoquin is official

The Angels officially announced the signing of Roberto Baldoquin to an $8-million bonus on Tuesday after the Cuban middle infielder passed a physical in mid-December. The right-handed-hitting Baldoquin, 20, is a highly regarded 5-foot-11, 195-pounder who could eventually replace Erick Aybar at shortstop or play second base. He will attend big league spring-training camp and is expected to open the 2015 season at double-A Arkansas or Class-A Inland Empire. “Roberto is a very well-rounded player,” said Angels General Manager Jerry Dipoto, who scouted Baldoquin for three days in late October at the team’s academy in the Dominican Republic. “He can play all three...

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