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D-backs Reportedly Will Sign Wagner Mateo

D-backs Reportedly Will Sign Wagner Mateo

The St. Louis Cardinals gave Dominican outfielder Wagner Mateo the largest signing bonus ever for an amateur Latin American hitter last July, but later voided that contract due to a pre-existing eye condition found during his physical. Now, the Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly agreed to terms with the near-consensus top Latin American talent from a year ago at a substantial discount.

The St. Louis Cardinals gave Dominican outfielder Wagner Mateo the largest signing bonus ever for an amateur Latin American hitter last July, but later voided that contract due to a pre-existing eye condition found during his physical.  Now the Arizona Diamondbacks have reportedly agreed to terms with the near-consensus top Latin American talent from a year ago at a substantial discount...

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