SAN DIEGO (AP) The Padres have agreed to terms with 17-year-old Cuban pitcher Adrian Morejon, pending a physical.
The left-hander led Cuba's 15-under league with 113 strikeouts in 68.0 innings in 2014, and had a 1.93 ERA while issuing 40 walks. Morejon was named most valuable player of the 15-under World Cup in Mexico, where he threw a complete game with 12 strikeouts in Cuba's 6-3 win over the U.S. in the gold-medal game.
Last year, Morejon pitched in several Cuban leagues. In 2014, he started six games in the Cuban National Series for Mayabeque, with a 4.88 ERA.
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The Padres announced the agreement Friday.