Cuban infielder Yoan Moncada has been in regulatory limbo for some time, unable to sign a deal with a big league team due to federal regulations, MLB regulations or both, but now that looks to be over:
Breaking: Yoan Moncada is a free agent after MLB changes its rules regarding Cuban players. Story with details soon on Yahoo Sports.
— Jeff Passan (@JeffPassan) February 3, 2015
Moncada has already worked out with multiple teams, so it may not take long for him to be signed. The Yankees and Red Sox are thought to be favorites. Moncada, 19, is expected to get a deal in the $30-40 million range.