As part of a minor league contract that was reached this past weekend with the Washington Nationals, Dominican outfielder Elian Soto, the 17-year-old brother of All-Star Juan Soto, agreed to receive a $225,000 signing bonus.

The Texas Rangers gave Dominican outfielder Pablo Guerrero, who is 16 years old and the brother of All-Star Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the son of Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero, a $97,500 signing bonus.

As the international signing period began on Sunday, 35 prospects signed contracts with bonuses of $1 million or more, led by the $5.6 million contract that Venezuelan catcher Ethan Salas signed with the San Diego Padres.

Felnin Celesten, a Dominican shortstop, signed for $4.7 million with the Seattle Mariners, Brando Mayea, a Cuban outfielder, for $4.35 million with the New York Yankees, and Enmanuel Bonilla, a Dominican outfielder, for $4.1 million with the Toronto Blue Jays.

Topics #International signings #Juan Soto #Vladimir Guerrero Jr