Rafael Lantigua, Yoyner Fajardo and Noelvi Marte are some of the figures who are standing out in the Minor Leagues and who belong to the Gigantes del Cibao in Lidom.
Lantigua is a versatile player, he works in the three positions in the middle of the infield and in the three outfield. He is the Colts player with the best records at the Triple-A level (Buf, Tor, .314-3-18). He hopes to one day be called up to the big team and at the same time receive the opportunity to play regularly for the two-time champions.
Also present in Triple A, Luis Liberato, Chihuahuas, SD (.264-1-19) and Ángel Sánchez (0-1 5.56). Pedro Fernández, Nas, Mil (1-2 2.96); Jandel Gustave, Rno, Ari (0-2 16.43, injured); Miguel Del Pozo, Tol, Det (0-1 6.05, injured); Reyes Moronta, SL, LAA (1-0 0.00). Moronta was called up to MLB on Sunday. Willy Peralta, Roc, Was (0-4 7.12).
Dermis Garcia, LV, Athletics (.248-7-22); Yerry Rodriguez, RR, Tex (1-0 2.31); Yerry De Los Santos, Ind, Pitt (0-3 6.60, 2 saves). Johan Domínguez, Cha, W,Sox (in rehab). Jorge Guzma, Sac, SF (1-1 2.14). Guzman is a 27-year, eight-year veteran in the Minors.
At the Double A level there is the cream of the Gigantes del Cibao member players in MiLB. Led by super prospect Noelvi Marte, Cha, Cinn (.284-8-22), second in homers and hits (42); fourth in runs scored (27), sixth in batting, and ninth in RBIs in the Southern League. Yoyner Fajardo, Wich, Minn (.306-2-15, 15 steals), fourth in steals, fifth in hits (45), sixth in Texas League batting. Imanol Vargas, Tul, LAD (.267-5-27), eighth in Texas League RBIs..
In Altoona, Pirates, Liover Peguero (.266-4-19), veteran Juan Minaya (0-2 1.00) and Noé Toribio (1-0 4.05, 2 SV). Ángel De Jesus, Eri, Det (1-1 2.95, 2 saves) and Luis Santana (.205-3-10); Emmanuel Mejía, Mtg, TB (0-1 6.00) and Heriberto Hernández (.183-4-13); Jose Devers, Pen, Mia (.242-2-14) and Josan Mendez (3-1 3.86); Cristian Montes De Oca, Ama, Ari (0-0 5.94, 2 saves) and Deivison De Los Santos (.183-4-14). Julio Carreras, Hfd, Col (.265-2-10); Blas Castaño, Som, NYY (3-2 4.34); Manuel Alvarez, Bgn, NYM (1-0 11.25).
Christopher Crisostomo leads the Colts in Japan (1-3 1.85). Bryan Rodriguez (0-2 1.35); Raynel Espinal (1-2 4.23). In Mexico, Kelvin Gutierrez (.244-2-12); newly acquired Steven Moya (.222-1-2); Edwin Espinal (.307-3
-twenty); Fernando Rodney (2-1 8.36); Emilio Vargas (2-1 4.82) and Wandell Floranus (0-1 6.17, 6 saves), third in saves in the LMB.
At the Independent League level, Reymin Guduan (0-0 4.50) is present; Melvin Mercedes (.320-2-8); Richard Urena (.200-0-2) and Carlos Franco (.349-5-22). In the Major League of Venezuela, Moisés Sierra (20-2, 0-0).
The talent of the players that belong to the two-time national champions, Gigantes del Cibao, is present in the different minority circuits in the USA, in Japan, Mexico, the Independent League and Venezuela.