A total of 194 former Team
Walt Jocketty (Former St. Louis GM) and the Cincinnati Reds are trying to re-establish themselves in the Latin baseball world. Some of their biggest signings have been Aroldis Chapman, Juan Duran, Yorman Rodriguez, and Humberto Valor. Cincinnati Enquirer
The Chicago White Sox hired former Chicago Bulls executive Jerry Krause to evaluate players. Chicago Tribune
The Seattle Mariners outbid the New York Yankees, Chicago Cubs, and Philadelphia Phillies for the services of Dutch left-handed pitcher Scott Ronnenbergh.
The Seattle Mariners are still the front runners to land Dominican pitcher Rafael DePaula, according to ESPN's Jorge Arangure.
Cuban prospects right-handed pitcher Israel Soto, catcher Adalberto Ibarra, and centerfielder Luis Fonseca have all been cleared to sign with major league teams and have a workout scheduled for April 13th at the Chicago Cubs Dominican facility.
Arangure reports that Cuban prospects outfielder Juan Carlos Linares, right-handed pitcher Felix Fuentes, right-handed pitcher Reinier Cassanova, and right-handed pitcher Cesar Lopez will have workouts in the Dominican on April 16th.
The Venezuelan League will open their 2010-11 season in mid-October and begin the playoffs after the New Years. Comandante del Beisbol
Pittsburgh Pirates minor league coach Frank Kremblas has joined the Navegantes del Magallanes staff. El Universal
Jody Davis (Former
Ivanon Coffie (Former
Dennis Abreu (Former
Ivan Maldonado (Former MiLB Spring Invite) has signed a contract for the 2010 season with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League. He pitched for Gigantes de Carolina in the Puerto Rican League during this past winter.
(Former DSL) has played in 11 games going 9-for-29 (.310) with two doubles, five
RBIs, two runs, three walks, three strikeouts, and two errors as of April
(Former MiLB Spring Invite) has played in 15 games going 7-for-33 (.212) with
one double, three RBIs, eight total bases, five runs,one stolen base, seven
strikeouts, .212 OBP, .242 SLG, and .455 OPS.
Iker Franco (Former
(Former Memphis) has played in 19 games going 23-for-71 (.324) with three
doubles, one triple, three home runs, ten RBIs, 37 total bases, 17 runs, 15
walks, nine strikeouts, one caught stealing, .442 OBP, .521 SLG, and .963
(Former St. Louis) has played in 22 games going 17-for-82 (.207) with six
doubles, one triple, three home runs, nine RBIs, 34 total bases, 14 runs, seven
walks, 11 strikeouts, one caught stealing, .290 OBP, .415 SLG, and .705
Joe Rogers (Former
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