Luis Almeyda Signs with Orioles, Sets Team Record for International Prospects

16-year-old shortstop Luis Almeyda, signed with the Baltimore Orioles for $2.3 million, a team record for an international prospect.

Almeyda is a native of Paterson, New Jersey and later moved to the Dominican Republic. He was rated as the 17th top prospect by Baseball America and 20th by MLB Pipeline.