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Below is a partial list of minor league baseball players in the Cleveland Indians system.

Will Benson[edit]

Will Benson
Cleveland Indians
Outfielder
Born: (1998-06-16) June 16, 1998 (age 20)
Atlanta, Georgia
Bats: Left Throws: Left

William Buchanan Benson (born June 16, 1998) is an American baseball outfielder in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Benson was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft [1] out of The Westminster Schools in Atlanta, Georgia.[2] He was committed to play college baseball for the Duke Blue Devils,[3] but instead chose to sign with the Indians. He made his professional debut with the AZL Indians where he posted a .209 batting average with six home runs and 27 RBIs in 44 games.[4] In 2017, he played for the Mahoning Valley Scrappers where he batted .238 with ten home runs and 36 RBIs in 56 games, and in 2018, he played with the Lake County Captains, hitting .180 with 22 home runs and 58 RBIs in 123 games.[5] He returned to Lake County to begin 2019. On April 18, 2019 Will hit 4 home run in a game. [6]

Bobby Bradley[edit]

Bobby Bradley
Cleveland Indians – No. 79
First baseman
Born: (1996-05-28) May 28, 1996 (age 22)
Gulfport, Mississippi
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Bobby Bradley (born May 29, 1996) is an American professional baseball first baseman in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Bradley attended Harrison Central High School in Gulfport, Mississippi.[7]

Bradley was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the third round of the 2014 Major League Baseball draft.[8][9] He signed with the Indians rather than play college baseball at Louisiana State University.[10] Bradley made his professional debut that season with the Arizona League Indians. He won the Arizona League Triple Crown after leading the league in batting average (.361), home runs (eight) and runs batted in (50) in 39 games.[11] After the season, he was named the league's MVP.[12] Following his breakout 2014 season, Bradley spent 2015 with the Lake County Captains where he posted a .269 batting average with 27 home runs and 92 RBIs in 108 games. Bradley spent 2016 with the Lynchburg Hillcats where he batted .235 with 29 home runs and 102 RBIs in 131 games, and in 2017, Bradley played for the Akron RubberDucks where he hit .251 with 23 home runs and 89 RBIs, along with posting a .796 OPS in 131 games.[13]

MLB.com ranked Bradley as Cleveland's third ranked prospect going into the 2018 season.[14] He spent the year with both Akron and the Columbus Clippers, slashing a combined .224/.308/.466 with 27 home runs and 83 RBIs in 129 games.[15]

The Indians added Bradley to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[16]

Yu Chang[edit]

Yu Chang
Cleveland Indians
Shortstop
Born: (1995-08-18) August 18, 1995 (age 23)
Taitung City, Taiwan
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Yu-Cheng Chang (Chinese: 張育成; pinyin: Zhāng Yùchéng; born August 18, 1995) is a Taiwanese professional baseball shortstop in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Chang signed with the Indians in 2013 for a $500,000 signing bonus.[17] He made his professional debut in 2014 with the AZL Indians, where he batted .346 with six home runs, 25 RBIs and a .986 OPS in 42 games. He spent 2015 with the Lake County Captains where he posted a .232 average with nine home runs and 52 RBIs in 105 games. In 2016, while playing for the Lynchburg Hillcats, Chang was named a Carolina League all-star.[18] Chang finished 2016 with a .259 batting average with 13 home runs and 70 RBIs in 109 games.[19] He spent 2017 with the Akron RubberDucks where he hit .220 with a career high 24 home runs and 66 RBIs, along with a .461 slugging percentage in 126 games.[20] The Indians added him to their 40-man roster after the season.[21]

MLB.com ranked Chang as Cleveland's sixth best prospect going into the 2018 season.[14] He spent the 2018 season with the Columbus Clippers, batting .256 with 13 home runs and 62 RBIs in 127 games.[22] He returned to Columbus to begin 2019.[23]

Aaron Civale[edit]

Aaron Civale
Cleveland Indians
Pitcher
Born: (1995-06-12) June 12, 1995 (age 23)
East Windsor, Connecticut
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Aaron James Civale (born June 12, 1995) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Civale attended Loomis Chaffee School in East Windsor, Connecticut and played college baseball at the Northeastern University.[24][25] He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the third round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[26][27]

Civale signed and spent 2016 with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers[28] where he was 0–2 with a 1.67 ERA and 0.82 WHIP in 13 starts. In 2017, he played for both the Lake County Captains and Lynchburg Hillcats, posting a combined 13–6 record with a 3.28 ERA in 27 total starts between the two teams, and in 2018, he pitched with the Akron RubberDucks where he went 5-7 with a 3.89 ERA in 21 starts.[29]

Sam Hentges[edit]

Sam Hentges
Cleveland Indians
Pitcher
Born: (1996-07-18) July 18, 1996 (age 22)
Shoreview, Minnesota
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Sam D. Hentges (born July 18, 1996) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Hentges attended Mounds View High School in Arden Hills, Minnesota and as a senior in 2014, was the St. Paul Pioneer Press baseball player of the year.[30][31] He was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in the fourth round of the 2014 Major League Baseball Draft. He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Indians, compiling a 0.69 ERA in 13 innings.

Hentges pitched 2015 with the Arizona League Indians and Mahoning Valley Scrappers, pitching to a combined 3-5 record and 4.37 ERA in 13 total games (11 starts) between both teams. He started 2016 with the Lake County Captains, but had his season ended early after undergoing Tommy John Surgery.[32] He returned in 2017 and played with the Arizona League Indians and Mahoning Valley, going 0-4 with a 3.23 ERA in 11 starts. In 2018, Hentges played with the Lynchburg Hillcats[33] where he was 6-6 with a 3.27 ERA in 23 starts.[34]

The Indians added Hentges to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[16] He began 2019 with the Akron RubberDucks.[35]

Daniel Johnson[edit]

Daniel Johnson Jr.
Cleveland Indians
Outfielder
Born: (1995-07-11) July 11, 1995 (age 23)
Vallejo, California
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Daniel Johnson Jr. (born July 11, 1995) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Drafted out of New Mexico State University in the fifth round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft by the Nationals, Johnson was a star center fielder for the Aggies, demonstrating great speed, a strong arm, and the ability to hit for both average and power in his time in collegiate baseball.[36] In his first professional season, Johnson hit .265 with a home run and 14 RBIs over 62 games for the Auburn Doubledays. The Nationals reportedly believed in Johnson's potential not just to stick in center field at higher professional levels, but to produce double-digit home runs as he developed.[37]

Johnson was assigned to the Hagerstown Suns, a step above Auburn in the Nationals' farm system, for the 2017 season.[37] Almost right away, Johnson demonstrated significantly greater power and hitting ability with the Suns, hitting 10 home runs by the end of May and posting a batting average above .300.[38] Johnson's prowess earned him a spot on the South Atlantic League's Northern Division All-Star team, alongside teammates like Carter Kieboom, the Nationals' top draft pick in 2016.[39] On July 24, 2017, he was promoted to the Advanced-A Potomac Nationals of the Carolina League.[40] A midseason ranking of prospects by MLB Pipeline that month placed Johnson as the Nationals' tenth-best prospect.[41] Johnson finished the 2017 season with a .298 batting average, 22 home runs, and 22 stolen bases across both levels, appearing in 130 total games.[42] He was named the Nationals' Minor League Player of the Year for 2017.[43]

On November 30, 2018, Johnson was traded to the Cleveland Indians, along with Jefry Rodríguez and a player to be named later, for Yan Gomes.[44]

Jean Carlos Mejía[edit]

Jean Carlos Mejía
Cleveland Indians – No. 73
Pitcher
Born: (1996-08-26) August 26, 1996 (age 22)
Gaspar Hernández, Dominican Republican
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jean Carlos Mejía (born August 26, 1996) is a Dominican professional baseball pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization.

The Indians added him to their 40-man roster after the 2018 season.[16]

Andruw Monasterio[edit]

Andruw Monasterio
Cleveland Indians
Second baseman / Shortstop
Born: (1997-05-30) May 30, 1997 (age 21)
Caracas, Venezuela
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Andruw Monasterio (born May 30, 1997) is a Venezuelan professional baseball infielder in the Cleveland Indians organization.

In 2014, at age 17, Monasterio tried out for the Chicago Cubs at the organization's Venezuelan academy. The Cubs were impressed and signed him to a contract. Originally a shortstop, Monasterio began seeing regular time as a second baseman starting in the 2016 season with the South Bend Cubs.[45] On August 21, 2018, the Cubs traded Monasterio for Washington Nationals infielder Daniel Murphy and cash considerations.[46] Monasterio was assigned to the Potomac Nationals of the Class-A Advanced Carolina League, contributing key offense to the Potomac lineup within days of joining the Nationals organization.[47]

Baseball scout Adam McInturff of 2080 Baseball described Monasterio in 2018 as a "high-floor prospect" with "above-average" defense, but not much power on offense.[48]

Monasterio was traded to the Cleveland Indians on December 17, 2018.[49]

Zach Plesac[edit]

Zach Plesac
Cleveland Indians
Pitcher
Born: (1995-01-21) January 21, 1995 (age 24)
Crown Point, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Zach Robert Plesac (born January 21, 1995) is an American baseball pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Please was born in Crown Point, Indiana and attended Crown Point High School, where he earned many accolades.[50] He joined Ball State in 2014 and went 12–2 with a 2.11 ERA and six saves in 25 games (six starts) to earn Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Freshman Pitcher of the Year honors. He was also named to the American Baseball Coaches Association/Rawlings All-Midwest Region Team, a National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association Freshman All-American, a Louisville Slugger Third Team All-American, the Mid-American Conference Freshman Pitcher of the Year and a Collegiate Baseball Freshman All-American. In 2015, he was 5–5 with a 3.27 ERA in 16 starts to earn All-MAC Second Team honors.[51] He also played for the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod League that year.[52]

Please was selected in the 12th round of the 2016 Major League Baseball draft by the Cleveland Indians and signed on June 29, 2016, but did not play in 2016. He began his professional career in 2017 with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers, and after posting a 1.38 ERA in eight games (seven starts), was promoted to the Lake County Captains where he finished the season, posting a 1–1 record with a 3.60 ERA in six starts. In 2018, he played for both the Lynchburg Hillcats and the Akron RubberDucks, pitching to a combined 11-6 record with a 3.79 ERA in 26 total starts between both teams.[53]

Plesac's uncle, Dan Plesac, played in the major leagues.[54] Another uncle, Joe Plesac, played in the minor leagues.

Ka'ai Tom[edit]

Ka'ai Tom
Cleveland Indians
Outfielder
Born: (1994-05-29) May 29, 1994 (age 24)
Honolulu, Hawaii
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Blaze Ka'ai Tom (born May 29, 1994) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Cleveland Indians organization.

Tom graduated from Saint Louis School in Honolulu, Hawaii, where he played baseball and football, in 2012.[55] He was teammates with future Heisman Trophy winner and NFL first round pick Marcus Mariota.[56] After going undrafted in the 2012 MLB draft, he enrolled at Fort Scott Community College in Fort Scott, Kansas, and played for their baseball team. He then transferred to the University of Kentucky in 2014 and joined their baseball team. In 2015, as a junior, he batted .375 with five home runs, 51 RBIs, 15 doubles and 16 stolen bases.[57] He was selected by the Cleveland Indians in the fifth round of the 2015 MLB draft.[58]

Tom signed and made his professional debut that same season with the Mahoning Valley Scrappers where he batted .283 with three home runs and 29 RBIs in 66 games. He played in only 28 games in 2016, with the Lake County Captains, due to injury. In 2017, he played with the Lynchburg Hillcats where he slashed .254/.340/.418 with ten home runs, 65 RBIs, and 23 stolen bases in 126 games, and in 2018, he played for the Akron RubberDucks, batting .245 with 12 home runs and 64 RBIs in 121 games.[59] He returned to Akron to begin 2019.[60]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Cleveland Indians.

Triple-A[edit]

Columbus Clippers roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders


Manager

  • 11 Tony Mansolino

Coaches


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day injured list
* On Cleveland Indians 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated April 18, 2019
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Double-A[edit]

Akron RubberDucks roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 26 Argenis Angulo
  • 39 Sean Brady
  • 32 Luke Eubank
  • 33 Sam Hentges *
  • 13 Rob Kaminsky Injury icon 2.svg
  • 35 James Karinchak
  • 34 Ben Krauth
  • 40 Jake Paulson
  • 37 Zach Plesac
  • 45 Dalbert Siri
  • 44 Matt Solter
  • 36 David Speer
  • 29 Tanner Tully
  • -- Matt Whitehouse

Catchers

  • 22 Li-Jen Chu
  •  9 Logan Ice
  • 12 Daniel Salters

Infielders

Outfielders


Manager

Coaches

  • 27 Tony Arnold (pitching)
  • 28 Juan de la Cruz (bench)
  •  2 Justin Toole (hitting)


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* On Cleveland Indians 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated April 18, 2019
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Advanced A[edit]

Lynchburg Hillcats roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 37 Robert Broom
  • 29 Nick Gallagher
  • 22 Justin Garza
  • 30 Yapson Gomez
  • 46 Juan Hillman
  • 36 Jean Carlos Mejía *
  • 27 Eli Morgan
  • 24 Kyle Nelson
  • 15 Anderson Polanco
  •  6 Jared Robinson
  • 33 Adam Scott
  • 40 Felix Tati
  • 32 Jonathan Teaney

Catchers

  •  9 Gavin Collins
  • 34 Mike Rivera

Infielders

Outfielders

  • 13 Trenton Brooks
  •  7 Jodd Carter
  • 39 Oscar Gonzalez
  •  1 Steven Kwan
  •  4 Austen Wade


Manager

Coaches

  • 11 Michael Merganthaler (bench)
  • 43 Johnny Narron (hitting)
  • 41 Joe Torres (pitching)


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* On Cleveland Indians 40-man roster
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
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Roster updated April 17, 2019
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Class A[edit]

Lake County Captains roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 31 Manuel Alvarez
  •  9 Skylar Arias
  • 46 Raymond Burgos
  • 40 Dakody Clemmer
  • 32 Zach Draper
  • 35 Eli Lingos
  • 34 Shane McCarthy
  • 30 Jake Miednik
  • 45 Juan Mota
  • 49 Luis Oviedo
  • 26 Aaron Pinto
  • 43 Thomas Ponticelli
  • 28 Alex Royalty

Catchers

  • 12 Angel Lopez Alvarez
  • 24 Bo Naylor
  • 27 Josh Rolette

Infielders

  • 17 Jesse Berardi
  •  8 Ulysses Cantu Injury icon 2.svg
  • 13 José Fermin
  •  7 Tyler Freeman
  • 10 Marcos Gonzalez

Outfielders

  • 29 Will Benson
  •  4 Ruben Cardenas
  • 33 Quentin Holmes
  •  6 Hosea Nelson
  • 23 Mitch Reeves


Manager

Coaches

  • 16 Owen Dew (pitching)
  • 22 Jason Esposito (hitting)
  • 39 Jordan Smith (bench)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day injured list
* On Cleveland Indians 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporary inactive list
Roster updated April 10, 2019
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Short A[edit]

Mahoning Valley Scrappers roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

  • 46 Eric Rodriguez
  •  9 Jason Rodriguez

Infielders

  •  4 Michael Cooper
  • 10 Henry Pujols
  • 22 Connor Smith

Outfielders

  •  1 Ronny Dominguez
  • 50 Jonathan Engelmann
  • 11 Clark Scolamiero
  • 45 Billy Wilson


Manager

  • -- Dennis Malavé

Coaches

  • -- Jason Blanton (pitching)
  • -- Grant Fink (hitting)
  • -- Omir Santos (bench)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day injured list
* On Cleveland Indians 40-man roster
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
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Roster updated April 18, 2019
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Rookie[edit]

Arizona League Indians 1 (Red) roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 53 Joel De La Cruz
  • -- Jack DeGroat
  • -- Brian Eichhorn
  • 59 Jhonneyver Gutierrez
  • 60 Tim Herrin
  • 57 Liam Jenkins
  • -- Kyle Marman
  • -- Cody Morris
  • 50 Kellen Rholl
  • 51 Matt Turner

Catchers

  • 11 Brian Lavastida
  • 17 Felix Fernandez

Infielders

  •  9 Jonathan Lopez
  •  2 Wilbis Santiago

Outfielders

  •  4 Pedro Alfonseca
  • 38 Cristopher Cespedes
  • 29 Cody Farhat
  • 26 Miguel Jerez
  • 30 Johnathan Rodriguez


Manager

  • 27 Larry Day

Coaches

  • -- Jordan Becker (hitting)
  • -- JT Maguire (bench)
  • 23 Joel Mangrum (pitching)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day injured list
* On Cleveland Indians 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
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Roster updated April 10, 2019
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Arizona League Indians 2 (Blue) roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • -- Francis Cespedes
  • 55 Daritzon Feliz
  • 37 Luis D. Garcia
  • 62 Mike Garcia
  • 34 Ethan Hankins
  • 58 Wilmer Mejia
  • 59 Brendan Meyer
  • 53 Wuilson Meza
  • 40 Sergio Morillo
  • 69 José Oca
  • 49 Juan Paredes
  • 63 Jerson Ramirez
  • 46 Wilton Sanchez
  • 56 Christophers Santana
  • 41 Lenny Torres
  • 64 Carlos Vargas

Catchers

  •  4 Yainer Diaz
  •  1 Micael Ramirez

Infielders

  • 17 Henderson De Oleo
  • 32 Raynel Delgado
  • 26 Makesiondon Kelkboom
  • 24 Brayan Rocchio

Outfielders

  • 15 Korey Holland
  • 29 Pablo Jimenez
  • 13 George Valera


Manager

Coaches

  • 16 Junior Betances (hitting)
  • -- Mike Steele (pitching)
  • -- Josh Stubbs (bench)


Injury icon 2.svg 7-day injured list
* On Cleveland Indians 40-man roster
# Rehab assignment
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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
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Roster updated April 1, 2019
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Foreign Rookie[edit]

Dominican Summer League Indians roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 29 Adenys Bautista
  • 53 Daniel Figueroa
  • -- David Flores
  • -- Logan Franco
  • 55 Luis C. Garcia
  • -- Yonaiker Garcia
  • 47 Yeury Gervacio
  • 39 Eric Heredia
  • 10 Roberto Hernandez
  • 58 Diarlin Jimenez
  • 36 Brauny Munoz
  • -- Darlin Noboa
  • 40 Ronald Parra
  • 30 Luis Peguero
  • -- Steven Perez
  • -- Luis Sanchez
  • 39 Victor Soteldo
  • 49 Ramon Tineo
  • 43 Wardquelin Vasquez
  • -- Adauri Vicente
  • 25 Miguel Vinicio

Catchers

  • 56 Roger Marmol
  • 52 Richard Paz

Infielders

  • 76 Aaron Bracho
  • 22 Moises De La Cruz
  •  4 Jothson Flores
  • 50 Cesar Idrogo
  • 57 Jhonkensky Noel
  •  2 Gaspar Palacio
  • -- Wilfri Peralta
  • 11 José Tena

Outfielders

  • 23 Daniel Aguilar
  • 27 Jean Montero
  • 49 Derian Perez
  • 33 Alexfri Planez
  • 32 Skeiling Rodriguez
  • -- Carlos Ventura ‡


Manager

Coaches

  • -- Carlos Fermin (bench)
  • -- Jesús Sánchez (pitching)
  • -- Chris Smith (hitting)


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‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
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Roster updated January 22, 2019
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Dominican Summer League Indians/Brewers roster
Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

  • 40 Daniel Acosta
  • 37 Kleiber Bordones
  • 38 Robert Cruz
  • 44 Abraham Figueroa
  • 17 Frederic Garcia
  • 21 Starling Javier
  • 51 Euclides Lopez
  • 46 Daniel Martinez
  • -- Tomas Reyes
  • 15 Andy Rubio
  • 48 Moises Ruiz
  •  1 Heylin Taveras
  • -- Joandris Tolentino
  • 24 Samuel Vasquez
  • 41 Jhon Vergara
  • -- Yostin Villalobos
  • 38 Juan Zapata

Catchers

  • 14 Roberto Molina
  • 12 Victor Planchart
  • 19 Luis Valderrama

Infielders

  • 57 José Arteaga
  • 35 Nehemias Celesten
  • -- Jeikol Contreras
  •  2 Elian Gonzalez
  • -- Eduin Lugo
  • 28 Jesús Maestre
  •  8 Joseph Paulino

Outfielders

  • 26 Bryan Dimas
  •  7 Marlin Made
  • 31 Alejandro Marte
  • 27 Reidy Mercado
  • 34 Vitor Watanabe


Manager

  • -- Alcides Melendez

Coaches

  • -- Jesús Hernández (pitching)
  • -- José Peña (hitting)


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Roster updated January 24, 2019
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