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Scouting Report and Video: Jairo Beras

Beras signed for a $4.5 million bonus

After a long ordeal that included an MLB investigation regarding his birth date, outfielder Jairo Beras officially signed with the Texas Rangers last July for a $4.5 million bonus. Lone Star Dugout takes a look at the prospect with a scouting report and video from his state-side debut at fall instructional league.

Background At this point, last season's Jairo Beras saga is relatively well documented. The Texas Rangers initially announced they'd signed the talented outfielder during spring training in 2012. That came as a surprise to baseball's 29 other organizations, who were all working under the assumption that Beras was born on December 25, 1995, and thus was ineligible to sign until the July...

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