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  1. Mets ink Venezuelan teen for $1M

    Adam Rubin

    Courtesy of New York MetsKenny Hernandez signs with the Mets a day after his 16th birthday. NEW YORK -- The Mets made their biggest international signing of the summer, inking 16-year-old Venezuelan Kenny Hernandez. Hernandez was rated the No. 13 ...

    Blog | August 14, 2014
  2. Mets ink 16-year-old Cespedes

    Adam Rubin

    The Mets have signed 16-year-old Dominican outfielder Ricardo Cespedes. Baseball America, which reported the signing bonus at $725,000, recently offered this write-up: Last year Jhon Carmona trained Dominican shortstop Amed Rosario, whose $1.75 mi...

    Blog | August 24, 2013
  3. DePo 'optimistic' about major signing

    Adam Rubin

    NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball clubs are allowed to begin signing 16-year-old international free agents on Tuesday morning. And Mets VP Paul DePodesta seemed to indicate the Mets are likely to have a major signing (defined as a $1 million-plus or ...

    Blog | July 01, 2013
  4. F-Mart feels older, but only 22

    Adam Rubin

    Jose Reyes remembers the batting-practice showcase a 16-year-old Fernando Martinez displayed at Shea Stadium shortly after signing with the New York Mets in 2005 for $1.3 million. It came that summer, as the phenom became the first import of what was...

    Blog | May 14, 2011
  5. New York Mets' Fernando Martinez may yet have MLB future -- if he...

    Adam Rubin

    Fernando Martinez reminds fans of what could have been -- and may still be.

    Story | Conversation | May 13, 2011
  6. Farm report: Wilmer wants short career

    Adam Rubin

    Wilmer Flores has been receiving intentional walks since he was a 16-year-old playing in the Mets' farm system at Class A Kingsport. Two years later, the fresh-faced teenager still is commanding that respect. And Mets minor league field coordinato...

    Blog | May 05, 2010
  7. Mets sign 2 teen Venezuelan shortstops

    Adam Rubin

    ATLANTA -- The Mets announced that they have signed Venezuelan shortstops Yoel Romero and Edgardo Fermin as the period for signing international 16-year-olds begins. The @mets have signed Yoel Romero, SS from Venezuela #July2nd

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  8. Farm report: Fuller takes to relief quickly

    Adam Rubin

    In his first full season as a reliever, left-hander Jim Fuller put up gaudy numbers with Class A St. Lucie this year. The 26-year-old southpaw posted a 0.84 ERA while allowing only 15 hits in 32 innings, albeit with 16 walks. Lefty batters in the ...

    Blog | July 24, 2013
  9. Mets begin international signings

    Adam Rubin

    Ali Sanchez signing his first pro contract at the #mets Dominican Academy. Ali is a C from VZ #july2 Mets Farm Report (@MetsFarmReport) July 2, 2013 NEW YORK -- The Mets have made a trio of signings of 16-year-olds ...

    Blog | July 02, 2013
  10. Mets to sign Dominican shortstop for $1.7M

    Adam Rubin

    LOS ANGELES -- Dominican shortstop German Ahmed Rosario will sign with the Mets for $1.7 million when major league teams are permitted to sign international 16-year-olds on Monday,'s Enrique Rojas reports. That would be the highes...

    Blog | June 29, 2012