It has been written by multiple writers that the Mets spent the most money this off-season on an international baseball players. That isn't true. They did spend $1.75mil on SS Ahmed (his first name spelled wrong by BA) Rosario, which was the 3rd largest.
|TOP 30 INTERNATIONAL AMATEUR BONUSES, 2012|
|1. Jairo Beras*||OF||Rangers||17||Dominican Republic||$4.5 million|
|2. Tzu-Wei Lin*||SS||Red Sox||18||Taiwan||$2.05 million|
|3. Amed Rosario||SS||Mets||16||Dominican Republic||$1.75 million|
|4. Jose Castillo||LHP||Rays||16||Venezuela||$1.55 million|
|5. Juan Carlos Paniagua||RHP||Cubs||22||Dominican Republic||$1.5 million|