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Baseball: Rio Ruiz signs with Houston Astros

June 25, 2012 |  7:06 pm

Rio Ruiz of La Puente Bishop Amat is officially a member of the Houston Astros organization. He signed his contract on Monday, receiving a bonus of $1.85 million. He was a fourth-round pick of the Astros.

He took batting practice on Monday in Houston and hit two balls out of the ballpark, according to his father, Rudy.

-- Eric Sondheimer