MLB news Padres sign Ethan Salas top prospect
The San Diego Padres They continue to become elite players for their present and their future. This time they got sign Ethan Salas, the best international prospect. The ‘Friars’ agreed with the young man with a millionaire bonus that would even be a record. Scouts and experts consider that the native of Venezuela is a great promise for the MLB.
The international signing period opened this Sunday, January 15, and the San Diego Padres have already ‘landed’ the top prospect internationally. This is Ethan Salas, a young man from Venezuela who works as a receiver.
According to the report by journalist Jesse Sánchez of MLB.com, the “Fráiles” agreed with the 16-year-old for $5.6 million dollars, which would be the largest amount agreed by a Venezuelan in this way.
Ethan is the younger brother of José Salas, a prospect for the Miami Marlins, and comes from a family of baseball players since his father, grandfather and uncle have played the sport at a professional level.
Ethan Salas is considered one of the best receiving prospects in recent history. This is due to his strong skills behind the plate, raw power and his ability to hit the strike zone; which puts it as a promise for the MLB.
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