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Braves Make Another Splash In The International Market

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From Baseball America, the Braves continue their good international signing year:

The Braves have signed Dominican righthander Mauricio Cabrera for a high six-figure bonus, according to an international source.

Cabrera, who at 16 is 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, is the younger brother of Alberto Cabrera, a 21-year-old righthander with the Cubs in Double-A Tennessee. Baseball America subscribers can read more about Cabrera and more than 30 of the other top prospects from Latin America as well.

Here is some of what Baseball America has on Cabrera:

[...] the younger brother of Alberto Cabrera, a 22-year-old righthander pitching for Double-A Tennessee with the Cubs. At around 6-foot-2, 180 pounds, Mauricio Cabrera is also a righthander, and he's been able to get his fastball up into the high-80s. Cabrera also throws a curveball but his changeup is advanced for his age and might be his best pitch.

Cabrera joins Edward Salcedo as the two big Dominican bonus players the Braves have signed this year.