LOS ANGELES – The Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to terms with 22 international players, including top international prospects Wilman Diaz, Jesus Galiz and Rayne Doncon. In total, the Dodgers signed 12 pitchers, three catchers, four infielders and three outfielders.
Diaz, 17, is the No. 3 rated international prospect by MLB.com. The Maracay, Venezuela native is the top teenager of the 2020-2021 class and the top shortstop according to MLB.com. The athletic and offensively gifted shortstop hails from the same program as Dodger farmhand and 2018 international signee Diego Cartaya.
Galiz, 17, is the top catching prospect in the international signing class is rated the No. 8 overall prospect by MLB.com. The Maracaibo, Venezuela native was a former infielder that has switched over to catching, earning high marks for his receiving skills and his baseball IQ.
Doncon, 17, is one of the top infielders in the Dominican Republic that trains at the Chal Baseball Academy. The talented infielder has a physically imposing presence with power potential at the plate.
The Dodgers bolster another strong class, as they have signed the top prospect out of Venezuela for the third straight year after signing Cartaya in 2018 and Luis Rodriguez in 2019. The rest of the international signees include:
Name Country Position
Abad, Dailoui Dominican Republic RHP
Alonso, Juan Panama OF
Avila, Carlos Venezuela C
Barreto, Isaac Colombia OF
Bastardo, Miguel Venezuela RHP
Campos, Elio Venezuela SS
Carpintero, Jorge Venezuela LHP
Diaz, Wilman Venezuela SS
Diaz, Brian Venezuela RHP
Doncon, Rayne Dominican Republic SS
Galiz, Jesus Venezuela C
Guerra, Luis Venezuela SS
Jimenez, Jhonny Dominican Republic RHP
Jimenez, Sebastian Venezuela LHP
Lasso, Roger Panama OF
Liranzo, Thayron Dominican Republic C
Martinez, Maximo Venezuela RHP
Ramirez, Kelvin Venezuela RHP
Romero, Christian Mexico RHP
Santillan, Pedro Mexico RHP
Soto, Missael Dominican Republic RHP
Vilchez, Michael Curacao RHP