Dodgers Sign Jesmuel Valentin

3:50 pm: The Dodgers have officially announced the signings of Valentin, Stripling, Rathjen, Hershiser, and seven other draft picks.

3:15 pm: Baseball America's Jim Callis says Valentin signed for the recommended slot value of $984,700.

1:20 pm: The Dodgers have signed their supplementary first round draft choice Jesmuel Valentin tweets Dylan Hernandez of the Los Angeles Times. Valentin, a middle infielder and teammate of the top overall pick Carlos Correa out of the Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, was chosen 51st overall, a pick obtained for the loss of Rod Barajas. The recommended slot for the selection is $984,700.

The Dodgers, according to Hernandez, also signed their fifth round pick right-handed pitcher Thomas Stripling and their 11th rounder outfielder Jeremy Rathjen.  Hernandez tweets that Jordan Hershiser, son of Dodger great Orel Hershiser, also signed.  The younger Hershiser was the team's 34th round selection.

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3 Comments on "Dodgers Sign Jesmuel Valentin"

3 years 2 months ago

nice…now lets sign Corey Seager!

3 years 2 months ago

Seeing Orel’s kid sign doesn’t exactly make me feel young considering his dad was my idol growing up. Too had he doesn’t have one-tenth the talent his dad did.

3 years 2 months ago

With you on the age thing, but I don’t suppose we will know about the talent for a few years.