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