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Orioles scouted Yoan Moncada, but he's likely out of their price range
Orioles scouted Yoan Moncada, but he's likely out of their price range

The Orioles were among several teams that scouted Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada in Guatemala on Wednesday, an industry source said. An estimated 100 scouts were there to watch the 19-year-old work out, the source said. And while the Orioles were impressed with his tools and promise, Moncada -- the latest in a wave of highly-touted Cuban players -- is likely well out of the club's price range. Moncada -- a 6-foot, 210-pound switch-hitter who is primarily a second baseman but also has played shortstop and center field -- has long excelled playing for Cuba’s junior national teams and held his own playing in the Cuban professional league since debuting at age 17. Baseball...

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