A couple Aussie Signings

In January the New York Yankees signed 17 year old Brandon Stenhouse, a 17 year old righthanded pitcher who has hit 90 miles per hour with his fastball to a minor league contract.  The figures of the contract were not stated, but he did receive an educational scholarship, a bag of merchandise and a Yankee cap.  The article can be found here: http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/01/29/aussie-teen-signs-yankees

Recently the Twins signed 18 year old infielder Jack Barrie to a contract.  Barrie hit for the cycle playing for the Queensland Bandits in the 18 and under national championship in Canberra, Australia.  It was reported to be a six figure contract.  The article can be found here:  http://www.sbs.com.au/news/article/2014/02/24/qld-teen-barrie-signs-mlbs-minnesota

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