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Ballplayer: Pelotero Review

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  • 4.0

    out of 100

    Generally favorable reviews
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  • 70

    out of 100

    Wall Street Journal Joe Morgenstern

    Major League Baseball has passed new rules for the Dominican system, according to the film's closing credits, rules that will limit signing bonuses. Yet the harvest will continue, and it's not a pretty sight.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Frank Scheck

    Although there are numerous interviews with various people both directly involved with or peripheral to the action, the most compelling figure on display is a particularly articulate coach who proves all too determined to have his protégé succeed. The fact that he works strictly on commission is certainly no small element of his zeal.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York Times Neil Genzlinger

    Commendably, the film, narrated by John Leguizamo, sugarcoats nothing, and the people involved - the players, their trainers, their parents, the scouts - are remarkably forthright.

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