Enniel Cortez, RHP, Brewers: Cortez, a 2023 international signing from Nicaragua, continues to impress to start his career in the Dominican Summer League. On Tuesday the 17-year-old righthander pitched five scoreless innings, striking out five, allowing four hits and walking one to earn the win. Cortez boasts a fastball that gets up to 94 mph to go with a pair of offspeed offerings.
Filippo Di Turri, SS, Brewers: Di Turi was one of the top international signings in the 2023 class out of Venezuela, and he’s looked the part in his pro debut in the DSL. On Tuesday the shortstop collected a pair of singles, drove in a run and scored a run. Di Turi hasn’t shown much power this season, but his advanced hitting ability has stood out, with a .351/.462/.402 slash line.
Luis Arestigueta, RHP, Braves: Arestigueta received one of the higher bonuses in the Braves’ 2023 international signing class out of Venezuela on the strength of a fastball that hits 93 mph and should continue to tick up as he adds more strength to his 6-foot-4 frame. On Tuesday the 17-year-old dominated the DSL Guardians Red lineup, pitching five no-hit innings, walking one and striking out five.
Ramon Ramirez, C, Royals: Ramirez was an under-the-radar signing in the 2023 international signing class, but he’s impressed so far in the DSL. On Tuesday he went 2-for-4 with a double, an RBI and a run scored and raised his slash line to .431/.528/.810. Ramirez draws praise for his work behind the plate, and he’s shown solid power thus far in 2023, with 12 extra-base hits, including five home runs.
Eduardo Quintero, OF, Dodgers: Quintero, one of the Dodgers’ top signings in the 2023 international signing class, has proven to be one of the DSL’s premier hitters as a 17-year-old. On Tuesday Quintero went 2-for-3 and added three RBIs, giving him 30 on the season, and raised his slash line to .419/.527/.767.