Edinson Lantigua agrees with the Pirates

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EDINSON LANTIGUA, 6’1”,1-9-97Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Lantigua was developed by Joan Cid in Puerto Plata, Joan is key in the development and signing of St Louis Cardinals prospect Carlos Martinez.

Lantigua has an effortless swing and shows flashes of a special bat, he has a good approach and makes frequent solid contact. He´s a line drive gap hitter who can spray the ball to all fields with occasional power. Defensively he has a strong arm and projects to be a center fielder. Lantigua has a high projection ceiling, he should grow another few inches and pack on 15-20 pounds.

The Pittsburgh Pirates and Edinson Lantigua reached an agreement for a contract value of $275,000. 00


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