Category Archives: Prospects

Dennis Santana opens eyes in California League All-Star game

According to Kyle Glaser of Baseball America, Dennis Santana opened some eyes with his one inning of work in the California League All-Star game. • Rancho Cucamonga righthander Dennis Santana opened eyes, sitting in the mid-90s with his sinker and flashing a devastating low-80s slider and mid-80s changeup. The Dodgers prospect struck out two in …

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Dustin May / Brendon Davis shine in MWL All-Star game

Dustin May got the start for the East in the MWL All-Star game and pitched one scoreless inning. Brendon Davis made the most of his one at-bat in the MWL All-Star game, crushing a home run to CF as a pinch hitter.  Alexis Brudnicki of Baseball America said it was the longest home run of …

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Carlos Rincon wins MWL home run hitting contest

Yesterday marked a few minor league all-star game festivities and two Dodger prospects played prominent roles. Some roles are more prominent than others. Carlos Rincon the 19-year-old power hitting prospect for the Great Lake Loons won the Home run derby contest over Vlad Guerrero Junior. Vlad is considered the best prospect in the MidWest league …

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LAD Minor League All-Stars

Pacific Coast League – AAA – no announcements yet for the July 12th game in Tacoma. The voting is still going on. I voted for Wilmer Font to start the game, no one deserves it more. Bellinger, Calhoun, Verdugo also got my votes. And Oaks. Texas League – AA –  Nine Tulsa Drillers made the all-star …

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Just who is the Dodgers best SS prospect?

Based on early season prospect rankings the answer would be the 2016 number one pick Gavin Lux, but is it? From what I can tell, the Dodgers have three shortstops on their Great Lakes roster or at least two. The contenders: Gavin Lux – the 2016 number one pick didn’t play his first game this …

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May 22nd – Font Farm Factory Award winner

There were a lot of great performances by LAD prospects in the past week but the award has to belong to Wilmer Font. He’s not even really a prospect but when you put up a game like he put up on Monday he has to be on someone’s radar. I don’t care what kind of …

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Keibert Ruiz sizzling in May

Last year at this time I’d never heard of Keibert Ruiz but by the end of the 2016 season he had become a hot prospect and quickly rose in the prospect ranking put out in the winter but didn’t crack any top ten lists. I bet that changes this summer.  The eighteen-year-old catcher is destroying …

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Buehler blows Cardinals off perch

Walker Buehler may not find any competition for his pitching repertoire until he hits the major leagues.  Walker struck out nine of his eleven outs yesterday in AAA and there is already talk that the talented Buehler could be used in the Dodger bullpen come Sept. He clearly won’t be stretched out enough to be …

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Checking in on Mitch White

A few blurbs from national media on Mitch White after his superlative game list night in which he pitching seven innings for the first time in his professional career. Starting off with Baseball Prospectus: Mitchell White, RHP, Los Angeles Dodgers (High-A Rancho Cucamonga): 7 IP, ER, 3 H, 8 K White’s been on a hard …

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Johan Mieses walks away with Weekly Farm Factory Award

You know you have been fairly horrific when you have a great week in early May and still have a batting average of .130. Whatever had been ailing the power hitting Mieses was finally put to bed with Mieses hitting four home runs in three days.   Well, actually that is not true. Making contact …

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