#Dominican Summer League

The O's offense evolving to one producing better OBPs

Today a bit of a follow up to yesterday’s article about how the Orioles’ 2022 draft class fared so well in stats like walk rate and on-base percentage. This is important because for years the Orioles at the big-league level have not excelled in these stats. At the...
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Mets Reportedly Ink Free Agent Deal With Former Red Sox Relief Prospect

The New York Mets reportedly made a move Wednesday. New York has been busy this offseason and continued to rack up signings Wednesday as they inked a minor league deal with former Boston Red Sox prospect and Baltimore Oriole Denyi Reyes. The 26-year-old right-handed pitcher signed with Boston as an...
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Job Posting: San Francisco Giants – Dominican Summer League Pitching Coach

The San Francisco Giants are currently seeking a Minor League pitching coach to join our Player Development Department in the Dominican Summer League in Boca Chica, Dominican Republic. The ideal candidate will have strong growth mindset and the ability to connect with young pitchers. This role will be an immersive player development experience that includes the execution and implementation of development goals and organizational philosophies for individual pitcher’s in a team environment.
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2022 Dodgers in review: Jorbit Vivas

Jorbit Vivas spent his first season on the Dodgers 40-man roster entirely at High-A Great Lakes, and was one of the Loons’ best players at age 21. Vivas was in the same boat as Eddys Leonard, a fellow 21-year-old who was added to the 40-man roster in November 2021, spending a development year with no real shot at the majors, effectively leaving the Dodgers with a 38-man roster during the season.

Red Sox trade for Hoy Park who played in 23 games for Pirates in 2022

The Red Sox made a trade Wednesday, acquiring Hoy Park from the Pirates for left-handed prospect Inmer Lobo. Park was added to Boston’s 40-man roster. Park, a 26-year-old left-handed hitter who Pittsburgh designated for assignment earlier in the week, appeared in 23 games for the Pirates in 2022. He went 11-for-51 (.216 batting average) with two homers, two doubles, seven runs, six RBIs, four walks and 15 strikeouts.

Here's how prospects are doing in winter ball

Baseball may be a sport traditionally associated with the summer months, but if you look closely enough, you can take in the game year-round. And if you're a fan of prospects, some of the elite up-and-comers are still honing their skills in winter leagues across warm-weather countries like the Dominican Republic, Venezuela and Mexico. The leagues in Puerto Rico, which is named after Roberto Clemente, and Australia were the last to get underway. (Notably, all LIDOM games can be streamed on MLB.TV.)

Red Sox acquire utility man Hoy Park in trade with Pirates

The offseason fireworks have yet to arrive, but the Boston Red Sox did make a bit of noise Wednesday with a minor trade. Boston acquired utility man Hoy Park from the Pittsburgh Pirates in exchange for left-handed pitcher Inmer Lobo, per the MLB transaction wire. Tomase: Maybe the Red Sox...

Pirates Trade Hoy Park to Red Sox for Minor League Lefty

The Pittsburgh Pirates traded infielder Hoy Park to the Boston Red Sox for a minor league pitcher on Wednesday night, a day after designating him for assignment. The Pirates received Inmer Lobo, an 18-year-old left-hander who pitched in the rookie-level Dominican Summer League this year. Lobo was 2-0 with a 0.82 ERA in five starts, striking out 28 in 22 innings and walking just two.

Houston Astros pitcher customers in Dominican Republic

The Houston Astros of the Dominican Summer League held their annual meeting with customers’ families. While foreign clients don’t have much time away from the facility in their normal season and now in the instructional league, this annual occasion allows some players to see their families. And Astros...

The MLB’s Next Superstar: Julio Rodriguez

Seattle Mariners outfielder, Julio Rodriguez, was awarded several times following the conclusion of the 2021-22 MLB season. For his standout performance, Rodriguez earned the American League (AL) Rookie of the Year award, an All-Star nod and a Silver Slugger award—an award given to the best offensive player at each individual position.

Park traded to Red Sox for minor-league lefty

The Pirates have traded Hoy Park, who they had previously designated for assignment, to the Red Sox Wednesday for minor-league left-hander Inmer Lobo. Park, 26, was DFA'd by the Pirates Tuesday to make room for first baseman Lewin Díaz, who they claimed off waivers from the Marlins. Park came...

Eric Cross’ 2023 Breakout Prospects: National League East

We’ve reached that time of year when we stop looking back at the previous season and begin focusing on the season ahead. For redraft leagues, that might not happen quite yet unless you’re combing through early rankings and ADP, but in dynasty leagues, we’re always on the lookout for players that can make our team better next season than it was this season. Identifying and targeting potential breakout prospects is a great place to start that journey.

Red Sox Acquire Hoy Park From Pirates

7 mins agoThe Boston Red Sox acquired shortstop Hoy Park from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday in exchange for minor-league left-hander Inmer Lobo. The Pirates designated Park for assignment on Tuesday before dealing him to Boston. The 26-year-old South Korean infielder played in just 23 games for the Bucs in 2022, hitting .216 (11-for-51) with two home runs, six RBI, seven runs scored and a stolen base. Most of his time was spent at Triple-A Indianapolis, where he slashed .225/.332/.354 with 10 home runs, 37 RBI, 48 runs scored and 14 stolen bases in 375 plate appearances over 89 games played. Lobo, 18, played in the Dominican Summer League in 2022 and allowed only two runs while striking out 28 in 22 innings pitched.--Keith Hernandez - RotoBaller.

Painter, veteran bats bring the noise for Phillies

FCL Phillies: 26-29 DSL Phillies White: 40-19 (Dominican Summer League champions) Overall record: 347-372 (.483 winning percentage, 22nd among MLB organizations) It was an interesting year for the 26-year-old Sands, who has had a lifetime full of them. He was limited by two stints on the injured list to just 60 MInor League games and spent most of September with the big league club but only received three at-bats. Despite the limited action, the club’s No. 21 prospect proved deserving of his first call to The Show, batting .308 with an .841 OPS in Lehigh Valley.

Pirates All 40: Yerry De Los Santos

This is the first in a series of stories looking at members of the Pittsburgh Pirates 40-man roster:. The 2022 Pittsburgh Pirates brought little to no joy to Pittsburgh, but there were still some intriguing names to grace PNC Park. One of those names was Yerry De Los Santos. De...