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Rayner "Wow" Contreras doing it in the states

Rayner Contreras

Rayner Contreras, nicknamed "Wow" in the Dominican for his ability to notch the clutch hit and overall hitting prowess, brought his exciting bat stateside this season, topping the Arizona Rookie League in RBIs.

A middle infielder, Rayner Contreras provides a glimpse of how far that Latin development has come in recent years. The 20-year-old right-handed hitter came into the system as a wiry 150-pound player, suiting up for two years in the Padres' Dominican Summer League. He came to the United States for the first time to play – starting the year in Fort Wayne where he struggled. He found his... Recommended Stories

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