The Miami Marlins are close to confirming the signing of Victor Victor Mesa and his brother Victor Mesa Jr., according to several reports.
As El Nuevo Herald first reported, Victor Victor Mesa quoted a source as receiving a $ 4 million plus signing bonus, while Victor Mesa Jr. receives a $ 1 million bonus. Both players are outfielders.
The Marlins on Saturday announced a news conference for Monday morning, but the team provided no details, except that CEO Derek Jeter and president of baseball's Mike Hill would be present.
22-year-old Victor Victor Mesa, the best international free agent, started playing in Cuba's top league at age 16. His 17-year-old brother is a jack-of-all-trades who played for Cuba's 1
El Nuevo Herald also reported that pitcher Sandy Gaston, who also worked for Boy Scouts earlier this month, is likely to sign with Baltimore or Tampa Bay.
The Associated Press has contributed to this report.