Tag Archives: Connor Wong

Machado coming but who is going?

This deal could be announced any second but until it does speculation is running rampant on who is headed to the Orioles.  Based on the reporting we have read we know two things: Five prospects of which none are on the current major league roster Yusniel Diaz is the headliner There have been reports that …

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Dennis Santana wins the May 14 – May 20th Farm Factory Award

I’m not sure any Dodger prospect has had a better AAA debut than Dennis Santana had on May 19th when he struck out eleven with zero walks in his six innings.  I may have to check that out just for fun. It was a slam dunk to give Dennis Santana the weekly Farm Factory Award …

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Caleb Ferguson takes weekly FFA

Caleb Ferguson doesn’t get the press of the other Dodger pitching prospects. Much more has been written about his teammates, Dennis Santana and Yadier Alvarez, but it is Caleb Ferguson who keeps on plugging away solid game after solid game. This week he threw two gems and won the weekly FFA award. Caleb did it …

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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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Dodger catchers crushing home runs up and down the system

Starting on Saturday, the Dodger catching prospects and now the Dodger catcher have been on a home run tear mashing seven home runs in just five games. It all started innocently enough when Connor Wong hit a home run on Friday the 13th.  Connor is the starting catcher for the Rancho Cucamonga in A+ ball. …

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FFA – Week ending 4/8/18 – Angelo Mora and Brock Stewart

I had no idea who Angelo Mora was, but he was playing shortstop and batting fourth for the Tulsa Drillers, and by the end of the week he had sewn up the first Farm Factory Award of 2018 by going eight for twelve with five extra-base hits. Looking towards google we found a write up on him …

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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 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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Makes perfect sense to trade Grandal now

The Dodgers starting catcher for the past three years is now due to make about $8M in arbitration and based on how the Dodgers used him in the postseason it would appear he is second on the depth chart behind Austin Barnes. I speculated yesterday that moving Grandal this winter would be one way to …

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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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