Strand Releasing will release a new documentary called BALLPLAYER: PELOTERO about the underbelly of baseball recruiting in the Dominican Republic in theaters and on VOD on July 13th. The film is directed by Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin and Jon Paley, and narrated by John Leguizamo and executive produced by Boston Red Sox manager Bobby Valentine.
Watch the official trailer below!
The documentary is a gritty and never before seen look inside the world of Major League Baseball (MLB) training camps in the Dominican Republic. Miguel Angel and Jean Carlos are two of the top prospects and they are both about to turn 16, which means they can be signed to an MLB farm team and ultimately move up to the majors. BALLPLAYER: PELOTERO filmmakers Ross Finkel, Trevor Martin and Jonathan Paley take you inside this never before seen world for an up close and personal look at the cost of the American dream.
Check out more about the film on Facebook and www.peloterothemovie.com.
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