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Red Sox sign right-handed pitchers Christopher Acosta and Anderson Espinoza

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BOSTON, MA - The Boston Red Sox today announced that they agreed to terms on contracts with eight international free agents. These are the club's first signings during the 2014-15 international signing period, which began July 2. The announcement was made by Executive Vice President/General Manager Ben Cherington and Director of International Scouting Eddie Romero. 

In right-handers Anderson Espinoza (No. 1) and Christopher Acosta (No. 3), the Red Sox signed two of the top three pitching prospects in this year's international signing period, according to Baseball America.

All eight players are currently working out at the Red Sox' Dominican Academy in El Toro, DR.

The following players were signed:

PLAYER

POS

B/T

HT/WT

AGE

HOMETOWN

Christopher Acosta

RHP

R/R

6'3/220

16

La Vega, Dominican Republic

Nicolo Clemente

RHP

R/R

6'0/170

16

Bologna, Italy

Luis Colmenares

LHP

L/L

6'0/175

16

El Tocuyo, Venezuela

Jhosmar Cortez

RHP

R/R

6'0/160

16

Bluefields, Nicaragua

Anderson Espinoza

RHP

R/R

6'0/165

16

Caracas, Venezuela

Junior Espinoza

RHP

R/R

6'4/185

16

Cocorote, Venezuela

Roniel Raudes

RHP

R/R

6'1/160

16

Granada, Nicaragua

Elwin Tejeda

3B

R/R

6'2/155

16

Bani, Domican Republic

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