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Cardinals favorites to sign Wagner Mateo

According to reports from Baseball America, the Redbirds are set to ink 16 year old Dominican outfielder Wagner Mateo with one of the largest signing bonuses ever given to a Latin American free agent.

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The mythical five-tool player hits 400-foot homers as a skinny teenager and has plenty of speed covering centerfield and on the basepaths. In addition to interest from the Cardinals, he is being heavily pursued by both the Dodgers and the Giants.