Category Archives: Prospect Player of the Day

Baseball America checks in on Cody Thomas

Raw tools galore for the ex-quarterback, Baseball America gives an update on his progress: Cody Thomas, cf, Dodgers. The former Sooners backup quarterback has shown the rawness you’d expect from a player who skipped playing baseball in 2015 to focus on football, but he’s also shown athleticism and power. Thomas blasted his 15th homer—second in …

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The Tulsa Trio has become the Oklahoma Uno. Baseball America checks in once again.

Cody Bellinger left his Tulsa teammates behind but didn’t forget his bat. In his first AAA game for the Oklahoma Dodgers, Bellinger blasted two home runs. Baseball America Prospect notes took notice of Bellinger and De Leon: Cody Bellinger, 1b, Dodgers. Bellinger, the Dodgers’ No. 1 prospect at midseason, made his first Triple-A start one to …

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Add Walker Buehler near the top of the plethora of Dodger pitching prospects

The Dodgers number one pick of 2015 pitched his first professional game last night and everyone came away raving about his stuff. He only pitched two innings but his stuff showed why the Dodgers didn’t shy away from making him their top selection last year even with the arm concerns. Baseball America checks in on …

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Jose De Leon dominates again while waiting for his chance

As the Dodgers turn to Bud Norris, Ross Stripling, and Brett Anderson over the next three games, they all better be on their game because Jose De Leon is putting everyone on notice. He’s ready for his chance. On Wednesday night Jose pitched another strong seven innings, striking out ten without a walk while giving …

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Yadier Alvarez – 100 MPH – WOW

I’ll let the MiLB report tell you all you need to know about what Yadier Alveraz did last night. Alvarez hits 100 mph in five hitless frames Dodgers’ No. 6 prospect strikes out eight in latest gem for the Loons “It’s very impressive,” Velazquez said. “His fastball is a power fastball. He topped out at …

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Trevor Oaks dominates, Edwin Rios and Johan Mieses talked up by Baseball Prospectus

I guess anyone can get 27 outs in AAA these days. Just a few days after ex-Dodger prospect Jharel Cotton threw a complete game one-hitter, Trevor Oaks responded with a  complete game three-hitter. Maybe all the good hitters have been promoted to the major leagues? This was by far the best game of Trevor Oaks …

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Yusniel Diaz is getting some attention. Baseball America and MiLB check in on the five-tool​ prospect

The minor league Dodgers had a successful weekend, and Yusniel Diaz capped the weekend with a huge day on Sunday for Rancho Cucamonga. Baseball America took notice and mentioned him in their daily prospect updates: Yusniel Diaz, of, Dodgers. L.A.’s No. 9 prospect at midseason, Diaz drove in a career-best six runs Sunday as high …

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Another day, another home run for Rancho’s Johan Mieses

Mieses has now hit eight home runs in his last twelve games giving him twenty-four for the season and making the Baseball America hot sheet. The Scoop: The muscle-bound Dominican has a lot of swing-and-miss to his game, but when he gets a hold of one, the ball is a safe bet to clear 400 …

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Trevor Oaks hurls seven-plus​ shutout innings for Oklahoma Dodgers

As the Dodgers play musical chairs with their rotation, Trevor Oaks wants to make sure they don’t forget about him by throwing seven-plus shutout innings. Oaks coming off one of his worse starts got twenty-two outs, gave up six hits and zero runs. The 2014, 7th round pick is now 13 – 3 on the season …

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Brock Stewart presses his case for the Dodger rotation

if they don’t acquire anyone of note over the next four days. Brock started the first game of a doubleheader and went six innings, giving up only two hits and one run. Brock has now made seven starts in AAA, and has not walked more than one hitter in any start. Overall his AAA numbers …

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