96 Dominican players are on the rosters of the teams in the National and American leagues of Major League Baseball. Some, like the Twins, the Tigers and the Marlins, have a lot of Dominican players. The Twins have seven, including Nelson Cruz, a slugger with 1,777 hits and over 400 home runs to his credit. The Tigers also have seven, four pitchers and three position players, including Nomar Mazara. And Miami has six players with Starlin Marte, certainly the star.
Only the Dodgers and the Cubs have no Dominicans on their rosters. And Robinson Cano is not on anyone’s list, since he is serving a very long suspension for the use of PEDs. In the very short 2020 season, there were 110 Dominicans working in MLB.
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4 April 2021