Skip to content

Cardinals finalize $750,000 deal with 17-year-old Dominican pitcher Andres Serrano

Feb 10, 2012, 10:15 AM EDT

dominican republic flag-thumb-175x116-6120

In a deal that was agreed upon back in October, the Cardinals have finalized a contract with 17-year-old Dominican right-hander Andres Serrano that includes a $750,000 bonus.

However, according to Ben Badler of Baseball America the signing “is still pending Major League Baseball’s investigation into Serrano’s age and identity.”

Here’s a little of Badler’s scouting report:

Serrano, 17, has a long-armed, projectable 6-foot-3, 190-pound frame and a fastball that scouts have said they’ve seen range anywhere from 90-95 mph. Serrano is a good athlete who also throws a curveball and a changeup, with the curveball the most advanced of his secondary offerings.

If approved the $750,000 bonus would be the highest given to a Dominican pitcher from the 2011 class.

  1. CJ - Feb 10, 2012 at 10:33 AM

    Wait the DR won’t kick the Cards out of the country for such an atrocity?! Must be that Mid-West bias everyone keeps talking about.

  2. seanthegreatest - Feb 10, 2012 at 11:05 AM

    You mean 20 year old Dominican pitcher, and I’m guessing his name is not Andres Sorrano.

    • paperlions - Feb 10, 2012 at 11:13 AM

      I guarantee his name is not Sorrano.

  3. nflinla - Feb 10, 2012 at 8:04 PM

    He’s probably 24

Leave Comment

You must be logged in to leave a comment. Not a member? Register now!

Top 10 MLB Player Searches
  1. G. Stanton (2833)
  2. Y. Puig (2658)
  3. B. Crawford (2645)
  4. C. Correa (2640)
  5. G. Springer (2624)
  1. H. Ramirez (2558)
  2. H. Pence (2446)
  3. M. Teixeira (2376)
  4. J. Hamilton (2320)
  5. J. Baez (2299)