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 prospect Enny Romero MLB start

Enny Romero, the 22-year-old left-hander who has been in Tampa Bay’s Minor League system since 2008, sat at home in the Dominican Republic, watching as the Rays used a Major League-record 11 pitchers in Friday’s 18-inning win. Before going to sleep sometime in the 16th, he tweeted, “I could come and pitch tomorrow.” He got his wish, and he allowed just one hit over 4 2/3 innings in his Major League debut, a 3-1 Rays win over the Orioles at Tropicana Field on Sunday. Friday’s near seven-hour marathon forced the Rays to scratch originally scheduled starter Jeremy Hellickson, as he was needed in relief, leading them to Romero, who had not pitched in more than a week. “I was happy when my agent called me,” Romero said.… Read More