Tatis Jr. signs with the WhiteSox

Fernando Tatis Jr. Hometown: San Pedro, Belize Position: SS Age: 16 DOB: 1/2/1999 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’1″ Weight: 175 lb. Scouting grades:Hit: 50 | Power: 40 | Run: 50 | Arm: 60 | Field: 50 Fernando Tatis Jr. The son of former Major League infielder Fernando Tatis Sr., the teenage infielder grew up around the game, and it shows. He developed with Giovani ¬®Sabino¬® Ubiera in San Pedro de Macoris Scouts like Tatis Jr.’s swing, his strong arm and his fluid actions on defense. He’s shown decent arm strength and raw power to his pull side. Tatis Jr.’s knack for barreling up balls and his repeatable swing have also impressed evaluators. Some believe Tatis Jr. can play multiple positions and could end up at second or third base or even in the outfield.… Read More

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is amongst the 2015 DPL Elite class at No. 2

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. | Rank: 2 Hometown: Nizao, Dominican Republic Position: OF Age: 16 DOB: 3/16/1999 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’0″ Weight: 220 lb Scouting grades: Hit: 55 | Power: 65 | Run: 35 | Arm: 45 | Field: 45   Son of nine-time All-Star and 2004 American League Most Valuable Player Vladimir Guerrero, the right-handed batter could be the best overall hitter in the class. He is trained by his uncle Wilton Guerrero, a former Major Leaguer and Vlad Sr.’s brother, in Don Gregorio, D.R. Guerrero Jr. also has big raw power, and he continues evolve as a hitter. He reminds some scouts of his father, and Vlad Jr. has shown the ability to hit a pitch almost anywhere it is thrown, but his overall body frame is much bigger than his father’s was at the same age.… Read More

Starling Heredia ranked No. 3 International Prospect by MLB.com

Starling Heredia | Rank: 3 Hometown: Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic Position: OF Age: 16 DOB: 2/6/1999 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’0″ Weight: 215 lb. Scouting grades: Hit: 55 | Power: 60 | Run: 50 | Arm: 60 | Field: 50 He’s known in international circles as “Pit bull,” but Heredia is much more than a catchy nickname. The son of a former professional baseball player — Heredia’s father played in the Minors for the Mariners — Starling is considered the best corner outfield prospect in the class by some scouts, in part because of his raw power and projectable body. Heredia also has all of the tools that scouts love, leading many to believe that could be the best total package in this year’s class.… Read More

Wander Javier ranked No. 4 is a true SS with a power bat

Wander Javier | Rank: 4 Hometown: San Cristobal, Dominican Republic Position: SS Age: 16 DOB: 12/29/1998 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’0″ Weight: 165 lb. Scouting grades: Hit: 50 | Power: 50 | Run: 50 | Arm: 60 | Field: 60 Every team in the big leagues would like a player like Javier in their Minor League system. Javier has a good build for a shortstop, and he has the defensive actions that will allow him to stay at there — at least at the beginning of his professional career. Some scouts project that his body will force him to move from shortstop to third base, but there’s also chance he stays at his original position. Javier is a strong teenager.… Read More

Seuly Matias possess plus tools across the board, ranked No. 5 International prospect by MLB.com

Seuly Matias | Rank: 5 Hometown: La Vega, Dominican Republic Position: OF Age: 16 DOB: 9/4/1998 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’2″ Weight: 190 lb. VIDEO Scouting grades: Hit: 50 | Power: 55 | Run: 50 | Arm: 60 | Field: 50   Matias can run, he can throw and he can hit for power. Many scouts believe he has the best overall package of tools in the class. He might also have the best projectable body. The teenager projects to be extremely physical, and he could end up too big to stay in the middle of the infield. It’s unclear if his run tool will impact his overall game, but his arm definitely will. Matias could have a plus arm in the future with plus raw power.… Read More