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Marlins sign highly touted Mesa brothers

(AP Photo/Shizuo Kambayashi)

MIAMI (AP) Top international free agent Victor Victor Mesa and younger brother, Victor Jr., both outfielders from Cuba, have signed with the Miami Marlins.

The agreements were announced at a news conference Monday. The Mesas were recently declared free agents by Major League Baseball, and the Marlins had been widely viewed as front-runners to sign them.

Victor Victor Mesa recently posted an Instagram showing him and his brother sitting in the Marlins' clubhouse holding a Cuban flag. Behind them were Marlins jerseys bearing their names.


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