2015 Futures Game Features two DPL Alumnus

The 2015 Futures Game will feature two of the most prolific players to be produced by the Dominican Prospect League. SS Raul Mondesi Jr. and CF Manuel Margot have distinguished themselves as impact players in their respective organizations, and have performed to earn themselves a trip to Cincinnati. Raul Mondesi Jr. | Royals #1 Prospect Born: Los Angeles, California Position: SS Age: 19 DOB: 7/27/1995 Bats: S Throws: R Height: 6’1″ Weight: 165 lb Scouting grades: Hit: 60 | Power: 45 | Run: 70 | Arm: 60 | Field: 60 Modesi has developed into, what some scouts believe, is the most electric short stop in all of the Minor Leagues. Despite only being 19, Mondesi was assigned to Double-A Northwest Arkansas to begin the 2015 season where he is currently playing at -5.3 age differential.… Read More

Seuly Matias signs with the KC Royals

Seuly Matias Hometown: La Vega, Dominican Republic Position: OF Age: 16 DOB: 9/4/1998 Bats: R Throws: R Height: 6’2″ Weight: 190 lb. 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

DPL alumni Raul Adalberto Mondesi ranks 2 among other Dominican Prospects in a loaded KC system

KC Royals Top 10 Prospects by Jason Parks Baseball Prospectus The Top Ten RHP Yordano Ventura SS Raul Mondesi RHP Kyle Zimmer RHP Miguel Almonte LHP Sean Manaea SS Hunter Dozier RF Jorge Bonifacio CF Bubba Starling RHP Jason Adam SS Orlando Calixte KC Royals 1. Yordano Ventura Position: RHP, DOB: 06/03/1991, Height/Weight: 5’11” 180 lbs, Bats/Throws: R/R Drafted/Acquired: International free agent, 2008, Dominican Republic Previous Ranking: #5 (Org), #62 (Top 101) 2013 Stats: 3.52 ERA (15.1 IP, 13 H, 11 K, 6 BB) at major-league level, 3.74 ERA (77 IP, 80 H, 81 K, 33 BB) at Triple-A Omaha, 2.34 ERA (57.2 IP, 39 H, 74 K, 20 BB) at Double-A Northwest Arkansas The Tools: 8 FB; 6+ CB; 6+ potential CH  What Happened in 2013: Ventura logged a career high in innings pitched—spanning three levels—and concluded his impressive run with three starts in the majors.… Read More