Top long-term prospects

Which recent international free-agent signees could be great options?

Updated: July 3, 2014, 3:54 PM ET
By Christopher Crawford | ESPN Insider

As long as it takes for clubs to see a payoff with their draft selections, it is instant gratification compared to when you'll see reward at the major league level for international free agents. Several of these prospects will take at least five to six years of development before they're able to play at the highest level.