The Dominican Prospect League sets new Record for July 2nd Signings

Brian Mejia, Ulises Cabrera, Manny Acta, Juan Marichal, Carlos Jose Lugo, Roberto Morales, Juan Pena DPL Class of 2015 The Dominican Prospect League (DPL) has established itself as the largest player in the international signing period over its six years of existence, producing the most prospect to sign professional baseball contracts of any entity in the world. The DPL, who have helped close to 60 prospects reach agreements since July 2nd 2015, also shattered the record for total bonuses awarded to 16 year old players in the first week of an international signing period. This year, DPL players were awarded signing bonuses that amount to more than $46.0M. Once again, the DPL fulfilled their role as mentors, bringing joy and success to the handful of 16-17 year old prospects that belonged to the prestigious organization.… Read More

Dominican Prospects on Baseball America HOT SHEET

This installment of the Prospect Hot Sheet covers games from April 17-23. Remember, this feature simply recognizes the hottest prospects in the minors during the past week—it’s not a re-ranking of the Baseball America Top 100 Prospects. Contributing: Ben Badler, J.J. Cooper, Matt Eddy, Vince Lara-Cinisomo and Josh Norris.   Ronald Guzman, 1b, Rangers Team: low Class A Hickory (South Atlantic) Age: 20 Why He’s Here: .424/.441/.727 (14-for-33), 8 R, 1 2B, 3 HR, 7 RBIs, 1 BB, 3 SO, 1-for-1 SB The Scoop: The 2015 season is going to be a key year for Guzman’s prospect status, and so far all of the signs have been encouraging. One of the top prospects on the international market in 2011, Guzman hit well his first year in the Rookie-level Arizona League in 2012 and had shown a sound swing with good plate discipline and emerging power.… Read More