Category Archives: Keibert Ruiz

FFA for Week of July 24th – July 30th

The contenders: Eric Mejia – AA (Tulsa) – The 22-year-old middle infielder had an inexplicable week slugging four home runs. That wasn’t so strange but how about the fact he had not hit a home run in over 200 plate appearances while in Tulsa until he hit those four home runs? How about the face …

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FFA Winner for Week of July 17th – July 23rd

The contenders are…… Wilmer Font – OKC – The starting pitcher in the PCL All-Star game twirled a gem last week going seven innings, giving up seven hits, two earned runs, one walk, and eleven strikeouts.  In his last ten starts Font has only walked more than two hitters once as he has displayed an …

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Minor League Notes 07/21/17

A lot of activity at the minor league level for the Dodgers with some ramifications. Walker Buhler was promoted to AAA and made his first start last night. The number one pitching prospect for the Dodgers did not get out of the first inning, Walker faced five batters, giving up three walks and two hits …

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What did Keibert Ruiz accomplish before turning 19 today?

Just about everything you could have asked for. At age 16 Ruiz played one year in the Dodger Dominican Summer League putting up an OPS of 726 At age 17 Ruiz was brought over to the states to play in the Arizona Summer League but lasted only eight games because he was clearly heads and …

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Willie Calhoun makes MLB Pipeline Prospect Team of the Week

Dodger 2nd base prospect Willie Calhoun made the latest MLB Pipeline Prospect Team of the Week for the week ending July 16th. This is the fourth week in a row that at least one Dodger prospect has made the MLB Prospect Team of the Week. Prior winners had been Yusniel Diaz, Keibert Ruiz, and DJ …

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Keibert and Santana show

In a game I should have gone to considering two of my favorite prospects were playing, Dennis Santana hurled another seven innings, while Keibert Ruiz blasted a three run walk off home run in front of the unimpressed Craig Minami. Dennis Santana pitched seven innings again, marking the fourth time Santana has gone at least …

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FFA Week of July 9th – July 16th

The contenders: Wilmer Font – started in the PCL AAA All-Star game on Wednesday and threw one scoreless inning. Followed that up with six innings, three hits, one earned run, zero walks, and eight strikeouts on Sunday.  Font continues to excel at AAA as he waits to see if his production will turn into a …

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Midseason Prospect Rankings coming in

David Hood was the first with an update prospect list, and he published it this morning. MLB did their update last year around July 20th and that is when we will be looking for it this year. I was pleased to see that David was aggressive on Keibert Ruiz and Dennis Santana the two prospects …

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Keibert Ruiz is moving up

My favorite prospect just got promoted from the MWL Loons to the California League Rancho Cucamonga Quakes making him the youngest player in the league. These things happen all the time in minor league ball. Will Smith, the number one pick last year was promoted from Rancho to AA Tulsa which left me wondering who was …

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Keibert Ruiz and DJ Peters make MLB prospect team of the week

Keibert Ruiz was named to the MLB Prospect team of the week for the week of June 26th – July 2nd.  Readers will remember that Ruiz was my June Prospect of the Month, and the Weekly Farm Factory Award winner for June 26th – July 2nd.  A few days ago, Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus came out …

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