NEW YORK (AP) – More than 28% of Big League baseball players were born outside the 50 states. This is the fourth season in a row that this decline was particularly small.
The MLB said that there were 256 such players in the 906 on Friday at the opening day of the roster, the injured roster, the roster, the paternity roster.
The Dominican Republic was leading the expanded list with 98 players, down 110 from the previous year. Next was Venezuela with 64 players, followed by Cuba with 19.
Houston was led by 15 players from 50 states, followed by Minnesota, San Diego (14 each) and Miami (13).
The interest rate was 28.3%, down from 28.4% last year, when the active limit rose from 25 to 30 during the epidemic, before the new 26 was restored this year.
The interest rate was a record 29.8% in 2017, then fell 29% in 2018 and 29.5% in 2019.
Puerto Rico had the fourth highest score of 18, followed by Mexico (11), Canada (10), Japan Aponia (eight), Colombia (six), Curacao (five), South Korea (four), Panama (two) և Aruba , Australia, Bahamas; Brazil, Germany, Honduras, Netherlands, Nicaragua և Taiwan (one each).
The Miami-based short film Jazz Chisholm became the first Bahamian-born player to start the day when MLB began registering.
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