Category Archives: Los Angeles Dodger Prospects

Connor can do no wrong

The week was filled with fantastic performances by Dodger prospects including Connor Wong but the weekly Farm Factory Award is being rewarded to Dennis Santana for striking out eight consecutive hitters in route to striking out ten of the fifteen hitters he faced. Dennis is 3rd in the Texas League in strikeouts with 23, and is …

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Alex Verdugo has a weekend

Sometimes how many hits you get is not nearly as important as when you get those hits. Alex Verdugo made the most of his hits this weekend as he wins the Farm Factory Prospect of the Week on the virtue of his weekend home run heroics. Heading into 2018 the only real knock on his …

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MLB Pipeline unveils LAD top 30

MLB Pipeline just unveiled their LAD top 30 prospects.  No surprises at the top with Walker Buehler / Verdugo / Ruiz taking the top three spots. New additions to 2018 from the 2017 spring list who were drafted in 2017 are Jeren Kendall, Connor Wong, Morgan Cooper, James Marinan, and Donovan Casey. Interesting that Wong …

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Dodgers have 4 in BA top 100 + 2

Even with the promotions over the last three years of Cody Bellinger, Corey Seager, Joc Pederson, Andrew Toles, Julio Urias, Brock Stewart, and Austin Barnes the Dodgers still have some top talent in their farm system. Baseball America gave the Dodgers four prospects in their annual January top 100 list. The Dodgers also had four in …

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Dodgers whiff on Baseball America top 20 league lists for 2017 Draft

A few days back Craig Minami over at TBLA in the comment section mentioned that no Dodger draft picks from 2017 made any Baseball America top 20 prospect lists that they compile for each league.  This was only the second time this century that has happened. The last time was 2013 I don’t put much …

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Dodger prospect busts 1990 – 1999

Last week we took a look at the Dodger prospect busts of the 21st century.  Today we will take a look at the busts from 1990 – 1999. Thanks to an old Dodger Thoughts column by Jon Weisman I was able to find this link to all of the Baseball America Top 100 lists from …

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Dodger all-time prospect busts – Part I

I was all ready to do my 2nd installment of the good and bad of 2017 when Baseball Prospectus rolled out a prospect bust list for the 21st century. It included three Dodgers and while I agree with Andy LaRoche and Jtd (Joel the Destroyer Guzman), they also included Zach Lee which I thought was …

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Baseball Prospectus Dodger Prospect top ten lists from Nov 2016 – Nov 2017

Now that Baseball Prospectus, Baseball America, and John Sickels have all done their Dodger top ten lists, let us look at how they compare this year and last year. This particular article will focus on Baseball Prospectus. Baseball Prospectus gave us a great read and it does not appear to be behind the paywall. Any …

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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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