• Jays start MLB-record six Dominican players

    Summary of 5 articles · Updated Apr 28, 2014
    The Blue Jays made history on Sunday afternoon by becoming the first Major League team to have six players from the Dominican Republic in their starting lineup. The Toronto Blue Jays have set a major league record by fielding a starting lineup with six players from the Dominican Republic. The greatest Dominican player of all time is also one of the greatest hitters the game has ever seen. That’s more than 10 percent of the current major league population from a country whose population is little more than 10 million , and those figures don’t include players of Dominican descent born in the United States, such as Alex Rodriguez. Pujols ranks 10th among players of all nationalities with a career 165 OPS+ , is 26th and climbing in career wins above replacement and just became the third Dominican-born player to reach 500 career home runs .
    Source: ESPN.com
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      Inspired by Toronto's historic lineup on Sunday, a look at the all-time Dominican Republic team.
      Source: CNNSI.com
    • Blue Jays set MLB mark with six Dominicans in lineup

      The Blue Jays made history on Sunday afternoon by becoming the first Major League team to have six players from the Dominican Republic in their starting lineup.
      Source: MLB.com
    • Dominican Lineup Leads Blue Jays Over Red Sox

      A big win over the Boston Red Sox brought out a sense of national pride in the Toronto Blue Jays.
      Source: nytimes.com

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