Report: White Sox sign Juan Uribe Jr. on International Signing Day

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Report: White Sox sign shortstop Juan Uribe Jr. originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago

A familiar name is reportedly coming to the White Sox organization. According to Héctor Gómez, the White Sox signed Juan Uribe Jr.

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Gómez sent another tweet with a quote from Uribe Sr.

"Several teams have shown interest in my son, but I would like him to sign with the White Sox because he was born and raised in Chicago and I played for them for five seasons,” Uribe Sr. said via Gómez. “I love White Sox fans."

Uribe Sr. was a key figure when the White Sox won the World Series in 2005. He made several stellar plays on defense, including the final two outs to seal the championship.

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Uribe Jr. plays shortstop, just like his dad. He’s not listed among MLB.com’s Top-50 international prospects. The White Sox did land one player off that list, however. According to MLB.com, the Sox signed right-handed pitcher Luis Reyes to a $700,000 deal. Reyes was ranked No. 41 on MLB.com’s international prospects list.

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