Texas signs 3 top 50 international prospects

Texas adds three highly-ranked players to the organization and hope that one day they will be major-league contributors.

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Number 29 ranked Curley Martha

Martha is ranked number 29 by MLB.com. He is a 6'1 shortstop from Curacao. He made his name known back in 2019 in the Little League World Series(LLWS). He hit three homes in Williamsport and Curacao made it to the World Championship game.

Martha has since grown into being a complete shortstop. He has already shown he can perform on the big stage. Now he will be allowed to continue to hone his craft in the minor leagues likely starting in the Dominican Summer League later this year. MLB.com describes Martha as a, "pure hitter with plus bat speed and a solid, strong build, the bat is unquestionably Martha’s leading tool". Texas will be working to improve his bat and his fielding. They also may try him at multiple positions in much the same way they did with his fellow countryman Jurickson Profar. His ability to play multiple positions well could help him make it to the majors sooner than if he just played one position.