The Los Angeles Dodgers have signed right-handed pitcher Alexis Candelario, who played for the Rojos del Aguila Veracruz, Mexico.
Candelario was born in Azua, Dominican Republic and was signed in December 2011 by the Mayos de Navojoa. He played for the Mexican League from 2011 to 2016.
Can confirm Dodgers' signing of Alexis Candelario to a minor league deal. But, contrary to Sunday report, RHP did not receive NRI to ST
— Eric Stephen (@truebluela) November 28, 2016
The 34 year-old might be past his prime according to his age, but he still has the stuff to compete.
On October 20, 2016 Candelario was assigned to the Estrella Orientales, where he had an ERA of 2.62, 17 walks, and 44.2 inning pitched.
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