Category Archives: Farm Factory Awards

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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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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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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FFA for Week of 8/14 – 8/20

The contenders are: Dennis Santana/AA/Tulsa – Santana finally pitched a gem after three straight bad starts. He went six inning, five hits, one earned run, one walk, and ten strikeouts.  This was his best game in AA and hopefully a sign of things to come for the rest of the month. Yadier Alvarez/AA/Tulsa – The …

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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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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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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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