Dominican Prospect League and Baseball Factory Team Up for Inaugural Elite Underclass International Series
SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Brian Mejia and Ulises Cabrera, Founders of the Dominican Prospect League (DPL), announced today that it has organized a new International Amateur Baseball Tournament Series, taking place July 30 to August 2, 2017 at Silver Cross Field near Chicago, Illinois. This international series will be called the “Dominican Prospect League Elite Underclass International Series, powered by Baseball Factory,” and will feature top amateur baseball players from the Dominican Prospect League playing with top amateur players from the United States. The Dominican Prospect League has been the world leader in placing top amateur international prospects with MLB teams.
Baseball Factory, the leader in scouting and player development, will work with the Dominican Prospect League to help identify top players from the United States to participate in the event.
This will be the first time that the DPL Elite Team will play against elite USA players. This event provides an unprecedented opportunity for professional scouts to evaluate a large group of the premier young baseball players from Latin America and the United States competing against one another in game action. Players will also participate in an on-field workout to showcase their skills. This International Series will begin the day after the 2017 Under Armour All-America Game, powered by Baseball Factory.
The international roster will be comprised of 36 amateur position players from the Dominican Republic, Venezuela, Panama, and the Bahamas that will be some of the most sought after international prospects, once they become eligible on July 2, 2018 or 2019. Players from the United States will be comprised of elite High School athletes from across the United States.
Here is a short clip of our 2016 showcase in South Florida:
About Dominican Prospect League (DPL):
The Dominican Prospect League is the premier prospect league for international amateur baseball players. Since its inception in 2009, the Dominican Prospect League has had more than 600 players get signed for contracts totaling more than US$300,000,000. The Dominican Prospect League helps match young international amateurs for life as professional baseball players by providing consistent game year-round. Many of the MLB’s top international prospects are alumni of the Dominican Prospect League. Learn more at www.dplbaseball.com.
About Baseball Factory, Inc.
Baseball Factory has developed programs to provide players with world-class instruction and life-changing experiences, which when combined, lead to future success both on and off the field. Baseball Factory holds over 600 events nationwide each year in all 50 states and over 150 cities. We pride ourselves on giving families an unbiased assessment of where they stand against other players nationwide. Baseball Factory events have featured more than 450 players who have played or are currently playing in the Majors and over 100,000 players have gone on to play at the college level. 100% of Division I and Division II programs have at least one Baseball Factory alumnus on their roster. Learn more at www.baseballfactory.com
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