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Blue Jays international signings
08/30/2011 11:28 AM ET

The TORONTO BLUE JAYS have signed the following amateur free agents to professional contracts.

Name Pos.
Osuna, Roberto RHP
Becerra, Wuilmer OF
Gonzalez, Jesus OF
Cordova, Manuel RHP
Tirado, Alberto RHP
Labourt, Jairo LHP
Del Rosario, Yeyfry RHP

OSUNA, BECERRA, GONZALEZ and CORDOVA were all ranked by Baseball America in the top 40 of projected signing bonus ranking 4th, 5th, 21st and 33rd respectively.

OSUNA is the nephew of former Major Leaguer RHP Antonio Osuna, while BECERRA is the son of Wilmer Becerra, former Cardinals scout and well-known Venezuelan star. Along with SS Dawel Lugo (6th ranked) and RHP Osmar Gutierrez, who both signed in July, the club has now signed a total of nine international free agents from Latin America.

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