Found June 13, 2012 on NESN.com:
Cue the requisite Linsanity references. It appears the Red Sox could be on the verge of landing Taiwanese shortstop prospect Tzu-Wei Lin, according to The Boston Globe's Peter Abraham. Abraham reports that while a deal is not yet complete, according to baseball sources, sources in Taiwan indicate that the 18-year-old infielder is in the final stages of an agreement. The deal is reportedly believed to be worth $2.05 million. Lin ranks 18th on MLB.com's international free agent list this year. He's apparently considered by some to be the top talent coming from the Pacific Rim this season. Despite being listed...
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