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Angels Sign Jung

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Angels Sign Jung
The Los Angeles Angels have signed Korean pitcher Jung Young-il [Korea Times] to a contract worth a estimated $1 million (USD). The Angels and Jung's parent's will hold a press conference Sunday to discuss the signing.
Re: Angels Sign Jung
[ Author: Guest: home slice | Posted: Jul 20, 2006 11:53 PM ]

Is Jung looking for an agent? Or does he have one already?
Re: Angels Sign Jung
[ Author: Jbroks86 | Posted: Jul 31, 2006 3:23 PM | SFT Fan ]

Angels' scouting director, Eddie Bane, said the Angels were thrilled with the signing of Jung. Bane said Jung is the first Korean prospect to sign with a major league team out of high school in 5 years.

Jung will join the Angels in the fall during the fall instructional league, as the Angels are out of international visas.

Also, Bane said:
They just snapped away as if it was Halle Berry or something, I don't think we had that big a press conference when we signed Vlad.
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