MIAMI MARLINS ANNOUNCE 2021 INTERNATIONAL SIGNINGS

Top 10 international prospect INF Yiddi Cappe headlines class,

which features 11 players hailing from four different countries

MIAMI – The Miami Marlins today announced that the club has signed 11 players to open the 2021 International Signing Period, including INF Yiddi Cappe. Cappe, 18, is a consensus top 10 international prospect (Baseball America No. 4, MLB Pipeline No. 10) from Havana, Cuba. The 2021 class, which includes prospects hailing from four different countries, is currently comprised of four pitchers, two catchers, three infielders and two outfielders.

The 2020-21 international signing period was moved from July 2, 2020 to January 15, 2021 due to the Coronavirus pandemic. International players are eligible to sign with a Major League team between January 15 and December 15 or if the player is 17 years old, or will be 17 at the conclusion of the first season of the player’s contract.

Here is a list of the 11 players that have signed:

MIAMI MARLINS 2021 INTERNATIONAL SIGNINGS (as of 1/15/2021):

NAME                                       POS                      COUNTRY

Luis Baldiris                               LHP                       Venezuela

Yiddi Cappe                               INF                        Cuba

Reiner Chourio                           INF                        Venezuela

Oscar Colina                              OF                         Venezuela

Edward Duran                            C                           Venezuela

Kevin Guerrero                           OF                         Dominican Republic

Gerardo Hernandez                     RHP                       Dominican Republic

Jesus Hernandez                        INF                        Venezuela

Ronald Hernandez                      C                           Venezuela

Jesus Leon                                 LHP                       Mexico

Jhoniel Serrano                          RHP                       Venezuela

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