Chicago Cubs: Gleyber Torres

Cubs busy in international market

July, 2, 2013
7/02/13
11:42
PM CT
By Joe Stiglich
Special to ESPNChicago.com
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OAKLAND, Calif. -- A busy Tuesday continues for the Chicago Cubs, and not all of it has to do with the major league club.

They reportedly have deals in place to sign the top two international free agents available, though the team has yet to confirm any signings and likely won’t for a couple of days.

It was reported earlier Tuesday that Chicago had agreed to terms with Venezuelan shortstop Gleyber Torres, a 16-year-old ranked as the No. 2 international prospect by Baseball America. MLB.com reported Tuesday evening that the Cubs will also sign consensus No. 1 prospect Eloy Jimenez, a 16-year-old outfielder from the Dominican Republic.

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Starlin Castro
BA HR RBI R
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OTHER LEADERS
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RBIA. Rizzo 78
RA. Rizzo 89
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