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Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Mets begin international signings

By Adam Rubin

Ali Sanchez signing his first pro contract at the #mets Dominican Academy. Ali is a C from VZ #july2 pic.twitter.com/6UQf8fQGQM

— Mets Farm Report (@MetsFarmReport) July 2, 2013
NEW YORK -- The Mets have made a trio of signings of 16-year-olds not subject to the draft on the first day of that period. The Mets have signed (with bonuses reported by Baseball America):

• Venezuelan catcher Ali Sanchez for $690,000.

• Dominican shortstop Yeffry de Aza for $475,000.

• Venezuelan right-hander Luis Silva for $275,000.

Busy day in Boca Chica! RHP Luis Silva is excited to join the #mets #july2 pic.twitter.com/v0wuftI60H

— Mets Farm Report (@MetsFarmReport) July 2, 2013