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2012 and 2013 MLB International Free Agent data

Reported signing bonus for international free agents in 2012 and 2013.

Former IFA signing Yordano Ventura inked his first contract for a $28,000 bonus in 2008
Former IFA signing Yordano Ventura inked his first contract for a $28,000 bonus in 2008
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With John's recent post about the top signing bonuses up to 2009, it reminded me of something I had accumulated through the past year. I set out to find as many international free agent singings with a reported bonus in the past two years.

I came up with a pretty thorough list, and arranged them in my favorite data delivery method - a Google Doc spreadsheet. Instead of bogging down the bandwidth with 30 different tables, just give the link a click and it will pull up all 30 teams, split up by league in a new window.

As an example, here are the international signings I came up with for the Atlanta Braves and Boston Red Sox.

Atlanta Braves
Pos Name Country Bonus Year Signed
LHP Luis Barrios Colombia $600,000 2013
SS Ozhaino Albies Curacao $350,000 2013
SS Kevin Josephina Curacao $300,000 2013
RHP Luis Perez"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom; border-right: 1px solid #000000; border-bottom: 1px solid #000000;">Luis Perez DR $275,000 2013
SS Alejandro Salazar Venezuela $100,000 2013
OF Jose Pina Venezuela $50,000 2013
Total - $1,675,000
RHP Yeralf Torres Venezuela $550,000 2012
OF Kelvin Estevez DR $300,000 2012
RHP Gabriel Henry Panama $255,000 2012
OF Juan Reyes DR $150,000 2012
LHP Felix Falcon DR $135,000 2012
LHP Jhon Marinez Venezuela $110,000 2012
OF Ledernin Tejada DR $100,000 2012
OF Alejandro Piloto Cuba $125,000 2012
LHP Adrian Rivero Cuba $100,000 2012
Total - $1,825,000

Boston Red Sox
Pos Name Country Bonus Year Signed
3B Rafael Devers DR $1,500,000 2013
LHP Emmanuel DeJesus Venezuela $787,000 2013
LHP Jhonthan Diaz Venezuela $600,000 2013
OF Yoan Aybar DR $450,000 2013
RHP Gerson Bautista DR $250,000 2013
RHP Dalier Hinojosa"]" style="padding: 2px 3px 2px 3px; vertical-align: bottom; border-right: 1px solid #000000; border-bottom: 1px solid #000000;">Dalier Hinojosa Cuba $4,000,000 2013
C Samuel Miranda Venezuela $7,500 2013
Total - $7,594,500
SS Tzu-Wei Lin Taiwan $2,050,000 2012
RHP Simon Mercedes DR $800,000 2012
RHP Jose Almonte DR $610,000 2012
SS Wendell Rijo DR $575,000 2012
CF Luis Alexander Basabe Venezuela $450,000 2012
2B Luis Alejandro Basabe Venezuela $450,000 2012
LHP Daniel McGrath Australia $400,000 2012
RHP Heri Quevedo DR $150,000 2012
SS Javier Guerra Panama $250,000 2012
LHP Dedgar Jimenez Venezuela $175,000 2012
SS Victor Acosta Venezuela $50,000 2012
Total - $5,960,000