Dominican Summer League Blue Jays

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Dominican Summer League Blue Jays
Boca Chica
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Cap insignia
Class-level
Current Rookie
Minor league affiliations
League Dominican Summer League
Division Boca Chica Baseball City Los Rieles
Major league affiliations
Current Toronto Blue Jays
Minor league titles
League titles (1) 1991
Team data
Nickname Blue Jays
Ballpark Baseball City Complex
Owner(s)/
Operator(s)
Toronto Blue Jays
Manager Carlos Villalobos

The Dominican Summer Blue Jays are a baseball team in the Dominican Summer League. The DSL is a rookie level competition, and therefore the team is a rookie affiliate. The team plays in the San Pedro de Macorís division.

Facilities[edit]

The team plays at Boca Chica Baseball City Complex along with Dominican Summer League Diamondbacks, Dominican Summer League Orioles, Dominican Summer League White Sox and Dominican Summer League Reds. The facility opened in 2004 and has 10 full baseball diamonds and two smaller diamonds.[1] The facility is located 2.2 kilometres (1.4 mi) northwest of Boca Chica on Los Rieles just off of Autopista Las Americas.

Championships[edit]

DSL Blue Jays were league champions during the 1991 season.[2]

Roster[edit]

Dominican Summer League Blue Jays roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 33 Luis Alvarez
  • 17 Elixon Caballero
  • -- Jeison Contreras
  • 24 Moises De La Cruz
  • 26 Juan Diaz
  • 16 Geremy Jimenez
  • 36 Juan Jimenez
  • 40 Ronald Magdaniel
  • 22 Yohandy Martir
  • 56 Nicolas Medina
  • 61 Brayan Mejia
  • 18 Alexander Molina
  • 37 Naswell Paulino
  • 58 Luis Pena §
  • 52 Nathaniel Perez
  • 58 Jhon Victorino
  • 29 Emanuel Vizcaino

Catchers

  • 11 Gabriel Moreno
  • -- Leonicio Ventura

Infielders

  •  2 Hugo Cardona
  • 30 Hector Guerrero
  • 53 Rafael Lantigua
  •  1 Kenny Mauricio

Outfielders

  • 14 Steward Berroa
  •  3 Jose Briceno
  •  6 Yhon Perez
  • 13 Warnel Valdez


Manager

  • -- John Tamargo Jr.

Coaches

  • -- Julio Germosen (hitting)
  • -- Jose Mateo (coach)

60-day disabled list

  • 19 Juan Bautista

Injury icon 2.svg 7-day disabled list
* On Toronto Blue Jays 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated September 14, 2017
Transactions
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Toronto Blue Jays minor league players

Coaches 2015[edit]

The following positions were announced in early 2015:[3]

  • Carlos Villalobos, hitting coach
  • Julio Germosen, coach
  • Rafael Lazo, pitching
  • Pablo Cruz, Field Coordinator:
  • Darwin Tavarez, Trainer
  • Ysidro Reyes, Assistant Trainer
  • Imbewer Alvarez, S&C Coach
  • Miguel Martinez, Assistant S&C Coach

Records[edit]

There were two Blue Jays teams during the 2007 and 2008 seasons with designation Blue Jays 1 and Blue Jays 2.

Year/Team Wins Losses
2009 Blue Jays (only fielded one team) 43 26
2008 Blue Jays1 35 33
2007 Blue Jays1 23 47
2006 Blue Jays (only fielded one team) 44 29

2008 Summer Season[edit]

In 2008 both the Blue Jays1 and Blue Jays2 who are affiliates of the Toronto Blue Jays, play in the Boca Chica South division at the Toronto Blue Jays complex in the Dominican Republic. They play 72 games between the end of May until mid to late August with playoffs beginning at the end of August. The players in this league wear uniforms identical to the Major League teams.

The Bona Chica South division includes the following affiliated teams:

Team Field
Dominican Summer Red Sox Red Sox Academy
DSL Cubs 2 Baseball City
DSL White Sox 2 Baseball City
DSL Marlins Prospect Academy
DSL Royals Royals Academy
DSL Dodgers Campo Las Palmas
DSL Mets Mets Academy
DSL Yankees 1 Yankees Academy
DSL Giants Fuerza Aérea
DSL Rays Campo Las Palmas

The 2008 Dominican Summer League All Star game held on Sunday July 27 included two Toronto Blue Jay prospects:

Catcher, Carlos Perez
Infielder, Oliver Dominguez

On Wednesday July 23, 2008 the Toronto Blue Jays signed 16-year-old 6-3, 180-pound Dominican shortstop Gustavo Pierre (although expected to be moved to the outfield) as an international free agent for a signing bonus worth an estimated $700,000 and will start in the Dominican Summer League.

The 2008 Dominican Summer League season for Blue Jays1 ended with a record of 35 Wins and 33 Losses finishing 4th in the group and 13 Games Back from the Giants who were Division Champions.

2009 Summer Season[edit]

The Blue Jays now have one DSL team in the Boca Chica North Division and finished the season 4th, 8 games back of the DSL Giants who won the division. The 2009 DSL Blue Jays finished the season with a record of 43 Wins and 26 Losses.

2010 Summer Season[edit]

In 2010 the Blue Jays DSL team moved into the San Pedro Division.

References[edit]