Jackson, Tenn. - 6/12/2002 - Rolando Agosto, of Bayamon, P.R., signed his major league contract with the Padres. Agosto, Union’s former all-conference shortstop, will report to Eugene, Oregon and will play for the Eugene Emeralds. The Emeralds are a short season club for the Padres and will begin their 72 game season on June 18.
In his contract, Agosto received $17,000 for his completion of school and a $10,000 signing bonus. Agosto will most likely remain in Eugene for the entire summer and then move on from there next season. The Padres have two more single A teams one in Ft. Wayne, Indiana and the other in Lake Elsinore, California. San Diego’s double-A team in Mobile, which are members of the Southern League along with the West Tenn Diamond Jaxx.
For more information on Rolando Agosto and other Union players in the pros, visit Union's Sports Info Page.
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