On July 4, 2017, the Dodgers signed Jorbit Vivas as an international free agent from Venezuela. As second baseman, however third base is where he’s spent the most time. He’s even logged some time at shortstop.
Having the versatility to play a variety of positions will only help him rise through the ranks. Vivas, on the other hand, will be carried by the bat.
Vivas hit .222/.350/.295 (AVG/OBP/SLG) in the Dominican Summer League, his first professional season in 2018.
He did not hit a home run. He had a .327/.410/.472 batting average in the DSL and Ogden, but only two home runs in 199 at-bats the following year. However, he also slugged a better percentage with 17 doubles.
Jorbit Vivas, 21, was assigned to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Low-A Southern California League for the 2020 season.
In his first 12 games, he batted just .208/.321/.396. He had a slash line of .238/.322/.450 at the end of May, his first month of play.
In June, he really got things going, batting .309/.380/.494 with six hits in one game. According to the most recent data as of this writing, his line for the month of July is at (364) (417) (545) and his overall line is (293) (365) (488).
How Tall Is Jorbit Vivas?
Jorbit Vivas stands at a height of 1.78 m