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Guardians could be busy during international signing period

Morning news and notes for Saturday, Jan. 15, 2021

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With all the hoopla and falderol that accompanies the summer amateur draft, baseball fans might be fooled into believing that it’s the end-all and be-all of acquiring baseball players. They would be wrong. The Guardians have been focusing on International Signing Day with great effect for many years (imagine this franchise without José Ramírez).

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