The Luis Robert sweepstakes have generated plenty of attention and hype in the past few weeks, and it appears the saga will be ending with the Cuban teenager heading to the White Sox.
According to Fox Sports MLB Insider Ken Rosenthal, the #White Sox are closing on a deal with Robert.
Sources: #WhiteSox closing in on Luis Robert. Deal expected to be more than $25M.— Ken Rosenthal (@Ken_Rosenthal) May 20, 2017
Baseball America's Ben Badler, who had linked the White Sox to Robert for quite some time, provided a report on what kind of player the South Siders are getting in Robert.
White Sox have an agreement in place to sign Luis Robert. His report, track record, video and quotes from Robert: https://t.co/kmmGpfifuE— Ben Badler (@BenBadler) May 20, 2017
The 19-year-old Robert had a .401/.526/.687 slash line with 12 home runs and 40 RBI in his final season in the Cuban National Series in 2016.
Robert joins fellow countrymen Yoan Moncada and Jose Abreu in the White Sox organization.
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