A new season in the Major Leagues is about to begin, and the stars of the diamond have started to turn on their engines in search of giving a good performance on the field of play.
The upcoming campaign of Las Mayores will be one of the most unusual in recent editions because, for the first time, he could not face Miguel Cabrera after hanging up his gloves in the last harvest of the Detroit Tigers. However, the Venezuelan delegation looks well represented for 2024, with important names such as Ronald Acuña Jr., Luis Arráez, and José Altuve, who will aim to make the year more than exceptional.
Despite the loss of the triple-crown, many Creoles will attend spring training to find a place on the big team of some MLB franchises. This is the number of Venezuelans who are in Sprint Training 2024.
Venezuelans in Sprint Training 2024
On this new road to the 2024 season of the Big Show, a total of 127 Venezuelans are in spring training from day one, between the guaranteed players on the 40-man roster and those who received the invitation to earn a spot.
Before the event on Tuesday, February 13, 86 players are registered on various rosters of Major League teams, while 41 players are scheduled to be invited to spring camps.
The National League has the largest number with 73 Creoles, while the young circuit gathered a total of 54. Catching is the most occupied field position among Venezuelans, with 30 receivers. There are also 33 infielders, 18 outfielders, and 46 pitchers who are preparing to fight for a place on the road in the upcoming campaign.