Saturday, June 09, 2012

TW Lin to the Red Sox Pending Physical

Per news reports in Taiwan, IF Tzu-Wei Lin will sign with the Red Sox for a record $2.05 million signing bonus, the highest signing bonus handed to an amateur non-pitcher from Asia.    News is coming out as Lin just graduated from HS:

Of course the deal will not be finalized until he passes his physical which should be coming up in the next few days.     Lin is represented by Scott Boras and was rumored to have multiple seven figure offers from MLB teams.   MLB teams that were heavily involved with Lin included the Yankees, Dodgers, Indians, Tigers, Twins, Pirates, and Rangers.

TW Lin scouting report.

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