Five international prospects sign with Dodgers.

The Dodgers announced the signing of five international prospects Wednesday.

The group includes a pair of 16-year-olds from Willemstad, Curacao: outfielder Shakir Albert (signing scouts: Rolando Chirino, Camilo Pascual, Bob Engle) and catcher Hendrik Clementina (Chirino, Patrick Guerrero, Engle). The Dodgers also signed 16-year-old outfielder Julio Lugo of Bani, Dominican Republic (Guerrero, Franklin Taveras, Engle), 17-year-old catcher Gersel Pitre from Vargas, Venezuela (Pedro Avila, Guerrero) and 18-year-old right-handed pitcher Misja Harcksen from Rotterdam, Netherlands (Engle, Eugene Grimaldi).

During the 2013 calendar year, the Dodgers signed 47 international amateur prospects, including 23 from the Dominican Republic, 10 from Venezuela, four from Mexico, two from Colombia, two from Curacao, and one each from Brazil, Germany, Italy, Japan, Netherlands and Panama.

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