Approximately 40 percent of the players in organized baseball were born outside the United States.
Most of those players sign during the summer when they are 16 years old, a signing bonanza that begins annually on July 2.
The money being spent internationally has skyrocketed in the last dozen years.
Every Major League Team has at least One Venezuelan Summer League (VSL) or Dominican Summer League Club (DSL).
The rosters for VSL and DSL are the same as other Rookie Leagues 35 Active players and 5 inactive.
Clubs that have two VSL or DSL teams are Pittsburgh. New York Mets and Yankees, Tampa Bay, Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia, Seattle, Detroit and Cincinnati.
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