Dominican Summer League Astros

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Dominican Summer League Astros Orange
Boca Chica
Houston-Astros-Logo.svg Houston Astros cap logo.svg
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Dominican Summer League
Division Boca Chica North (2010–present)
Major league affiliations
Current Houston Astros
Team data
Nickname Astros
Ballpark Houston Astros Complex
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Houston Astros
Dominican Summer League Astros Blue
Boca Chica
Houston-Astros-Logo.svg Houston Astros cap logo.svg
Team logo Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Dominican Summer League
Division Boca Chica Northwest (2014–present)
Major league affiliations
Current Houston Astros
Team data
Nickname Astros
Ballpark Houston Astros Complex
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Houston Astros
Manager Johan Maya

The Dominican Summer League Astros or DSL Astros are a minor league baseball team of the Dominican Summer League, and a Rookie-level affiliate of the Houston Astros. They are located in Boca Chica, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. As of the 2014 season, they are divided into two squads: DSL Astros Orange and DSL Astros Blue.

History[edit]

The team first came into existence in 1989 when they shared an affiliation with the Chicago White Sox and the Texas Rangers.[1] For 1990, they shared an affiliation with the St. Louis Cardinals.[2] They were independently affiliated for 1991 and 1992, then gained an affiliation with the San Francisco Giants and Philadelphia Phillies for 1993.[3] From 1994 to 1995, they shared an affiliation with the Milwaukee Brewers. For 1996, they shared an affiliation with the Boston Red Sox.[4] Since 1997, they have been an independent affiliate of the Astros. Beginning in 2014, the team split into two squads, DSL Astros Orange and DSL Astros Blue.

Roster[edit]

Dominican Summer League Astros Orange roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 45 Bryan Abreu
  • -- Luis Castro
  • 48 Juan Cuevas
  • -- Yan De La Cruz
  • -- Carlos Espinoza
  • 51 Harlen Florencio
  • 23 Diosward Gonzalez
  • -- Juan Lopez
  • 60 Ezequiel Madera
  • 22 Javier Navas
  • 27 Carlos Pizzolato
  • 46 Michael Richez
  • 47 Cesar Rosado
  • 16 Maikel Sepulveda
  • 31 Angelo Serrano
  • 29 Luis Vasquez
  • 72 Edwin Villarroel

Catchers

  • 27 Brandon Benavente
  • -- Jose Carrillo
  • -- Oliver Toribio
  • 15 Randy Vasquez

Infielders

  • 21 Felix Lucas
  • -- Fredy Medina
  • 30 Nicolas Miranda
  • -- Anardo Peralta
  • 20 Anthony Rodriguez

Outfielders

  • -- Darlin Figueroa
  • -- Alejandro Garcia
  • -- Jose Hernandez
  • 33 Carlos Machado
  •  9 Hector Martinez
  • 56 Ronny Rafael

Manager

  • 41 Neder Horta

Coaches

  • -- Carlos Gonzalez (pitching)
  • -- Danny Ortega (assistant hitting)
  • -- Melvi Ortega (outfield specialist)
  • -- Rene Rojas (hitting)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Houston Astros 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated April 10, 2015
Transactions
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Dominican Summer League Astros Blue roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 16 Jorge Alcala
  • -- Ricardo Castro
  • 23 Robert Corniel
  • -- Cristian Javier
  • 56 Saul Martinez
  • 35 Cristofer Melendez
  • 31 Hansel Paulino
  • 14 Gabriel Pirela
  • -- Yoanys Quiala
  • 39 Yonatan Quintin
  • -- Jose Ramos
  •  8 Leovanny Rodriguez
  • 67 Jacques Sambo
  •  5 Felipe Tejada
  • 18 Luidin Toribio
  • 47 Framber Valdez
  • -- Gabriel Valdez

Catchers

  • 41 Oscar Campos
  • -- Carlos Canelon
  • 28 Orlando Marquez

Infielders

  • 24 Wilson Amador
  • 48 Reiny Beltre
  • 21 Ronny Jimenez
  •  9 Cristopher Luciano
  •  4 Juan Pineda
  • 12 Ozziel Sanchez-galan

Outfielders

  • 43 Jose Benjamin
  • 29 Angel De Leon
  • -- Juan Fuente
  • 25 Jose Hernandez
  • 15 Edgar Lorenzo
  • 20 Andy Pineda
  • -- Angel Tejada

Manager

  • -- Charlie Romero

Coaches

  • -- Luis Mateo (hitting)
  • -- Erick Abreu (pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Houston Astros 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated July 16, 2015
Transactions
More MiLB rosters
Houston Astros minor league players

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