Category Archives: Los Angeles Dodger Prospects

Font, Rios, Peters, and Ferguson make Baseball America Prospect All-Star teams

Wilmer Font made the AAA All-Star team Edwin Rios made the AA All-Star team as the DH DJ Peters made the A+ All-Star team as an outfielder and Caleb Ferguson made it as a starting pitcher Notable exceptions were Alex Verdugo and Walker Buehler. Walker had a tough task because he split time between AA …

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Dennis Santana pitches minor league game of the year for Dodgers

Dennis Santana hasn’t had the greatest success at Tulsa since being promoted a few months ago but he saved his best for the biggest moment of the season. Tulsa went with four starters before calling on Dennis Santana in game five of a series tied at two games a piece. Santana responded with seven shutout …

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Top 15 positional prospects

Take this with a grain of salt but here are my top fifteen positional prospects. Rank ProspecName BirthDate AGE League 1 Keibert Ruiz 7/20/1998 19 A+ 2 Alex Verdugo* 5/15/1996 21 AAA/Majors 3 Yusniel Diaz 10/7/1996 20 AA 4 Starling Heredia 2/6/1999 18 A 5 Jeren Kendall 2/4/1996 21 A 6 D.J. Peters 12/12/1995 21 …

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FFA August 28th – Sept 4th

The minor league regular season ended last night so I thought I’d wait a day and get a final Farm Factory Award in with eight days instead of seven.  The final eight days had quite a few notable performers so without further ado The Contenders: Yusniel Diaz – AA/Tulsa – Diaz had four multi-hit games, …

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Baseball America checks in on Verdugo and Font

With Alex Verdugo headed to the Dodgers today, Baseball America gave us a rundown on what they expect to happen. Verdugo is not expected to be on the postseason roster, but the Dodgers are eager to see him against big league pitching in hopes of getting him acclimated to compete for a job in 2018. …

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Dodger Minor League Awards

Many of the full league schedules will have their last regular season games played this Labor Day.  so I thought it might be a good time to look at the numerous individual minor league awards for players in the Dodger system. So far they look like this: Top pitching prospect Walker Buehler won the Branch …

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Arizona Fall League for 2017

Last year the Dodgers Arizona fall league was loaded with Cody Bellinger, Willie Calhoun, and Alex Verdugo.  Willie Calhoun would win the AFL All-Star game MVP while Cody Bellinger let everyone know he was going to be a player to be reckoned with in the summer of 2017. This year the team looks a little light …

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Fontastic

Wilmer Font completed his amazing regular season in AAA with a flourish, pitching six shutout innings. Font finished the game with six innings, three hits, zero runs, one walk, and eight strikeouts. Font will surely be the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Year finishing the year 2nd in ERA with those above 100 innings …

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FFA Week of August 21st – 27th

Farm Factory Award for the week of August 21st – August 27th had plenty of competition running the gamut from an 18-year-old up and coming prospect to a 28-year-old journeyman minor leaguer who is having the hottest stretch of his minor league career. The Contenders; Scott Barlow – AA/Tulsa – Barlow pitched a brilliant game …

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Historical Branch Rickey Winners

The Branch Rickey award has a long history that dates back to 1989.  The award itself has as many hits as it does misses, so winning the award does not guarantee major league success. Mike Huff started it all off and Mike Huff should give you fair warning when the winner is older than twenty-four. …

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