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Report: Yankees sign Dominican shortstop Tamarez

According to Baseball America, Dominican shortstop Christopher Tamarez has agreed to terms with the Yankees for $650,000.

Tamarez, 16, is a 6-1, 175-pound righthanded hitter who played in the Dominican Prospect League.

He received the fourth-highest confirmed bonus for a Dominican prospect since the international signing period opened on July 2, behind Astros outfielder Ariel Ovando ($2.6 million), Mariners outfielder Phillips Castillo ($2.2 million) and Rays outfielder Yoel Araujo ($800,000).

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