The Best Puerto Rico Baseball Players The World Need To Know

For decades, baseball has become the most popular sport in Puerto Rico, its greatest rival perhaps being boxing. Many Puerto Rico baseball players, like Yadier Molina and Carlos Beltran, have excellent performance in Major League Baseball, and four big stars have been introduced into the Baseball Hall of Fame till now: Roberto Clemenete, Orlando Cepeda, Roberto Alomar, and Ivan “Pudge” Rodriguez. Now there are a bunch of young, growing players who are creating headlines even when they’re just starting out. Everyone needs to know their name because they are willing to become household names moving forward.

Javier Baez

Currently, a Chicago Cubs player, the defender Baez joined the team in the 2016 season when they won the World Series and broke the team’s “goat billy” curse. “Student 24 born in Bayamon, Puerto Rico, was drafted in 2011 and launched the big tournament in 2014; he was the 9th draftsman of the Cubs the first round in 2011. Baez is one of the outstanding baseball players of the Puerto Rican team in the 2017 World Baseball, and it is likely that he will continue to attract more attention in the near future in the 2017 MLB season. , you can follow him on Twitter or Instagram.

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Carlos Correa

According to Mlb.com, Correa was the first choice of the first round of Houston Astros’s 2012 sketch, and so far he has lived up to that promise of honor. He played his first game in Major League Baseball in 2015 as part of the list for the team that drafted this baseball player. At 6 feet he cut an impressive figure as a stop and has been compared to some former Yankees player, Alex Rodriguez, commonly known as the A-Rod. Originally from Ponce, Puerto Rico, Correa played the third base solely for the 2017 World Baseball Classic with great success in that position. To stay up to date on what Correa 22 has done, check out his Instagram and Twitter accounts.

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Francisco Lindor

Born in Caguas, Puerto Rico, Lindor is currently the second baseman of Cleveland Indians. At 23 years old, he became an important baseball player for his team after making his debut at MLB in 2015, having been drafted 8th in the first round of 2011. There have been recent rumors that Indians are trying to try to lock Lindor to play for them for another seven years. Access this player’s Twitter and Instagram accounts known for his big smile. And yes – he also plays for the Puerto Rican team in The Classic Baseball World, which represents a good island nation.

Edwin Diaz

Edwin Diaz is a pitcher for the Seattle Mariners team, the team drafts him in the third round of 2012. The grand tournament-level debut for this Naguabo, the emerging star born in Puerto Rico is in 2016. After a great performance at World Baseball Classic, the most recent international baseball competition, the baseball player is back with the Mariners and is expected to throw some serious heat. Follow the 23-year-old online on, elsewhere, Twitter and Instagram.