Orioles sign teenagers Carlos Diaz, Jomar Reyes from Mexico, Dominican
JAN 30, 2014 1:42p ET
The 6-foot-2, 200-pound Diaz is 17. The 6-4, 225-pound Reyes hits right-handed and is 16 years old,
Both will start in the Gulf Coast League, according to Orioles executive vice president of baseball operations Dan Duquette.
Duquette says the team has "two potential everyday major league players that can hit in the middle of the lineup."
He says both are "very gifted hitters" and were sought by other major league clubs.