D-backs announce international signings

The Arizona Diamondbacks (@Dbacks) have signed six international free agents, including the top catching prospect, Jose Herrera, since the start of the 2013-14 international signing period on July 2, according to according to D-backs' Executive Vice President & General Manager Kevin Towers.

Herrera, 16, was cited by Baseball America and MLB.com as the top catcher in the international class and the No. 7 and No. 10 international prospect respectively.

The complete list of the D-backs' six signings:


Player Position B-T Age Ht. Wt. Hometown,Country
Jose Herrera C S-R 16 5-10 185 San Carlos, Cojedes, Venezuela
Francis Martinez OF S-R 16 6-4 187 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Jose Lopez OF R-R 16 6-0 181 Moca, Dominican Republic
Josue Herrera INF S-R 16 6-0 165 Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
Argency Hiciano RHP R-R 16 6-3 160 Nagua, Dominican Republic
Didimo Bracho INF R-R 16 5-11 170 Maracaibo, Venezuela