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Great Lakes Loons opening day roster highlighted by Brendon Davis, Omar Estevez

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Shortstop Brendon Davis is half of an 18-year-old double play combination for the Great Lakes Loons, the Dodgers' Class-A affiliate in the Midwest League.
Shortstop Brendon Davis is half of an 18-year-old double play combination for the Great Lakes Loons, the Dodgers' Class-A affiliate in the Midwest League.
Photo: Craig Minami | True Blue LA

LOS ANGELES -- The Dodgers' Class-A affiliate, the Great Lakes Loons, announced its 2016 opening day roster on Sunday, highlighted by a pair of recent additions up the middle.

Cuban second baseman Omar Estevez, signed to a $6 million bonus this offseason, the third-largest bonus awarded by the Dodgers in this international signing period, will join 2015 fifth-round pick Brendon Davis at shortstop to form the Loons' double-play duo. Both are just 18 years old, with Davis seven months older than Estevez.

Other notables on the Great Lakes roster include outfielder Jordan Paroubeck, 21, who was acquired from the Braves on July 2 for international draft slots; and 2015 pitcher draftees Andrew Sopko (seventh round), Michael Boyle (13th) and Nolan Long (16th).

Here is the full Great Lakes Loons roster (age as of June 30):

Pos Player 2016 age How acquired Highest 2015 level
P Isaac Anderson 22 2015 draft (40th rd) Great Lakes
P Brian Bass 24 undrafted FA, 2015 Rookie-level Ogden
P Michael Boyle lhp 22 2015 draft (13th rd) Great Lakes
P Adam Bray 23 2015 draft (33rd rd) Rookie-level Ogden
P Kevin Brown 24 2015 draft (9th rd) Rookie-level Ogden
P Marcus Crescenti 23 2015 draft (26th rd) Rookie-level Ogden
P Victor Gonzalez lhp 20 international FA, 2012 Great Lakes
P Garrett Harrison lhp 22 undrafted FA, 2015 n/a
P Alex Hermeling 23 undrafted FA, 2015 n/a
P Nolan Long 22 2015 draft (16th rd) Great Lakes
P Gavin Pittore 22 undrafted FA, 2015 Rookie-level AZL Dodgers
P Dennis Santana 20 international FA, 2013 Rookie-level Ogden
P Andrew Sopko 22 2015 draft (7th rd) Great Lakes
C Gage Green (L) 23 2015 draft (35th rd) Great Lakes
C Garrett Kennedy (L) 23 2015 draft (14th rd) Great Lakes
C Brant Whiting (L) 24 2014 draft (30th rd) Great Lakes
SS Brendon Davis 18 2015 draft (5th rd) Rookie-level Ogden
3B Nick Dean 24 2015 draft (32nd rd) Great Lakes
2B Omar Estevez 18 international FA, 2015 n/a
IF Cristian Gomez 20 international FA, 2012 Great Lakes
1B Matt Jones (L) 22 2014 draft (25th rd) Rookie-level Ogden
OF Federico Celli 21 international FA, 2014 Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
OF Logan Landon 23 2015 draft (10th rd) Great Lakes
OF Jordan Paroubeck (S) 21 trade (Atl), 7/2/15 Great Lakes
OF Ariel Sandoval 20 international FA, 2012 Rookie-level AZL Dodgers

The Loons, with new manager Gil Velazquez, open their season in the Midwest League on Thursday, April 7 on the road at Lansing.