Marlins Sign Dominican Prospect Denny Bautista
The Marlins announced that they have signed 17-year-old right-handed pitcher Denny Bautista, one of the top pitching prospects in the Dominican Republic. The 6-4, 170 lb. Bautista is a second cousin to Ramon and Pedro Martinez and participated in off-season w orkouts with Pedro Martinez last winter. Bautista will begin his professional career with the Marlins Gulf Coast League Team, which began play on Monday.