Category Archives: Los Angeles Dodger Prospects

FFA for Week August 7th – August 13th

Contenders: Wilmer Font – SP – AAA/OKC – Font started two games last week, went twelve innings, gave up nine hits, two earned runs, walked two, and struck out fourteen. Over his last seven starts, he has pitched 41 innings, giving up just six earned runs, twenty-eight hits, walked eight and struck out fifty-four. Tim …

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FFA Week of July 31st – Aug 6th

The contenders are: Willie Calhoun who hit four home runs. Alex Verdugo is hitting .179 over his last ten games with only two walks. Walker Buehler pitched his first game in relief and gave up three runs while getting four outs. Oops, I’m doing this wrong. Henry Ramos – AAA/OKC – Ramos was promoted to …

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Great Lake Loons July Stats Snapshot & Overview

Hitters: Top prospects coming and going. Keibert Ruiz is now in Rancho but Jeren Kendall the 2017 number one pick is playing for the Loons Keibert Ruiz and Cristian Santana would appear to be the only two hitters who have overcome the pitching league and park.  I feel what Ruiz did at this level is much more …

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A+ – Rancho July Stat Snapshot & Review

Hitters: Top ten prospect Yusniel Diaz was just promoted to AA Tulsa. At 20 Diaz is having a solid season but nothing stands out. He is more about the scouting tools than actual production but we do have to remember he’s 20, even though he repeated the league. 2016 first round pick Will Smith was …

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AA – Tulsa July Stat Snapshot & Review

Hitters: Two of the main prospects Edwin Rios and Kyle Farmer are already gone. Farmer hit AAA on his way to become a folk hero in Los Angeles. Edwin Rios is in AAA and doing what he does best. Hit. The other main prospect is Will Smith but he got hurt as soon as he …

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AAA – Oklahoma Dodgers – July Snapshot

The hitters: Again I ask, why is Ike Davis in our system? Some amazing plate discipline by both Verdugo and Willie Calhoun. Hope Willie puts it to good use for the Rangers. He’s a hitter.  Verdugo has a pretty poor ISO. Even more so when you realize he is in the PCL. Name Age PA …

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MLB Prospect Top 30 Update

With Willie Calhoun, AJ Alexy, Brendon Davis, and Oneil Cruz being traded, four new spots opened up on the MLB Prospect top 30 ranking. Brock Stewart has also graduated off the list opening up a 5th spot. 3rd round pick in the 2017 draft, Connor Wong takes the 26th spot. Wong is a 21-year-old catcher …

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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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Katoh from Fangraphs kicks things up

Chris Mitchell over at Fangraphs has an experimental tool called Katoh that it he uses to do prospect rankings based on how much fWAR they would expect to generate over the next six years. I would really recommend reading the link above before checking out the list so you get a good idea of what …

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Fantastic Font

Wilmer Font has done everything you could ask in 2017 to get a shot at some kind of major league role.  In most organizations, he would have gotten a few starts by now but in the deep Dodger organization, he bides his time behind a deep major league rotation. With the injuries to Kershaw and …

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