Costa Rican pitching prospect signs with MLB's Houston Astros

In football-obsessed Costa Rica, searching for a big-time baseball talent is often a fruitless task. That didn’t stop a Major League club from scooping up right-handed Costa Rican pitching prospect Bryan Solano.
On Thursday, the 19-year-old Limón native signed a contract with the Houston Astros, becoming the first Tico signed to a Major League Baseball (MLB) club in eight years.
Currently playing in Nicaragua’s MLB developmental league, Solano is said to have an arsenal that includes a fastball north of 90

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