Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Bryce Elder is relieved by manager Brian Snitker during the fourth inning of NLDS Game 3 against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2023. (Hyosub Shin /

Atlanta Braves Sign Infielder Jose Perdomo with Record $5 Million Bonus.

Atlanta Braves Sign Infielder Jose Perdomo with Record $5 Million Bonus
The Atlanta Braves have made a huge move, signing 17-year-old infielder Jose Perdomo to a minor league contract at the opening of the 2024 signing period. The $5 million bonus accompanying the contract has shattered records, ranking as the most ever seen on the first day of a signing period, and setting a new standard for Venezuelan-born players.

Braves sign prospect José Perdomo

A Record-Breaking Bonus
This huge incentive is not simply a figure but a statement showing the Braves’ conviction in Perdomo’s potential. At 5-foot-11 and 170 pounds, Perdomo is noted for his exceptional hitting ability and defensive prowess at shortstop. The incentive also depletes the majority of the Braves’ international bonus pool, which amounts to around $5.9 million.

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