Category Archives: Prospects

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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2017 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. July 12th – Update – Wilmer Font made the team and started …

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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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Farm Factory Award May 8th

Edwin Rios and Scott Barlow win the FFA for hitting and pitching. Rios slowed down over the weekend but he got out to such a great start for the week that he still wins the FFA due to lack of competition. DATE AB H HR RBI BB SO AVG 5/2/2017 2 1 1 4 1 …

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Edwin Rios going for two POTW honors in a row

Edwin Rios won the Texas League player of the week for the week ending 04/30/17. Rios went 13-for-24 with four doubles and six RBI over the six games that earned him honors, good for a .542/.538/.708 battling line. Rios’ best performance came April 24, when he was 5-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI. Not willing to …

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