Major League Baseball Starts With 92 Dominicans On Roster

Major League Baseball Starts With 92 Dominicans On Roster

With major league rosters shut down for the start of the season, Domingo Tapia boarded the ship at the last minute and dropped off Leuly Garcia just hours earlier.

A total of 92 Dominicans started Thursday with a 26-man roster representing 30 franchises. Fernando Tatis Jr. served his first 20 games for the Padres to complete his suspension for controlled substance use, while there are 12 of his MLB contracts starting on the disabled list. I have to.

Only the Reds, Cardinals and Cubs do not have Dominican players on their rosters.


The champion Houston Astros bet on the largest number of Duartians on their roster with the goal of becoming the first club to repeat the title since the Yankees repeated it between 1999 and 2000. Two pitchers from his rotation of Flambert Valdes and Cristian Javier, relievers Rafael Montero, Héctor Néris, Bryan Abreu and Ronelle Blanco, shortstop Jeremy Peña and catcher Yainer Diaz.

After the arrival of the ninth Texans, there are seven Marlins, six Pirates and Yankees, Guardians, Athletics, Padres five, Diamondbacks, Mariners, Rays, and White Sox four.

The Braves, Angels, Dodgers, Giants, and Tigers each embarked on a long six-month journey with natives.

With 58 more players remaining on the 40-man roster, the first team’s active and injured players bring the squad to 162 players.

The White Sox preferred to release utility man Lurie Garcia and pay him the remaining $11 million on his contract. The ninth left his compatriot and partner Gigantes del Cibao, Hansar Alberto on the roster and was asked to play a similar role.

player profile

Digging into the guts of the Caribbean Battalion, the average age is 28, more than half are pitchers, only nine were born in the 1980s, 24 reach 25, and only 25 are 30 or older.

51 pitchers, 20 infielders, 16 outfielders, 3 designated hitters, 2 catchers.

There are 38 with less than 3 years of service, 30 who have exhausted their pay situation in arbitration, and 24 (veterans) with more than 6 years.

Most of the players (80) came to the world in the 1990s. When the Dominican “invaded” the Big Top, he was the third to see the light of the world since 2000. Julio Rodriguez, Luis Garcia (Nationals infielder), Wonder his Franco.

Graduated from the Department of Social Communication at O&M University. Journalist specializing in sports since 2001.



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