Tag Archives: Edwin Rios

With Seager / Pollock / Freese returning who will be the odd man out?

The Dodgers get their 2nd half reinforcements on Friday when they are expected to activate Cory Seager, AJ Pollock, and David Freeze but it will come at a price to more than one Dodger who helped propel the team to the best record in baseball while the aforementioned were nursing their injuries. Matt Beaty has …

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Kluber and Kershaw?

Many folks who work the trade routes have said the Dodgers and Indians are talking trade with perennial CYA candidate Corey Kluber the Dodger target. Given the depth of the Dodger rotation that seems like a strange pairing for me. The rotation seems a bit loaded with Buehler, Kershaw, Ryu, Hill, Wood, Urias, Stripling, and …

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Every player is replaceable

Why is that a controversial comment? Bill James said out loud what every GM has ever thought for the history of baseball. Or maybe not everyone, but certainly quite a few. Players come, players go, the constant is the game, not the players. Agents don’t want to hear this, fans don’t want to hear this, …

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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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Edwin Rios trying to make up for lost opportunity

By all rights, the call to Oklahoma for Max Muncy should have gone to Edwin Rios the 2016 Dodgers position prospect of the year.  The problem for Rios was that he wasn’t at Oklahoma to accept the call, instead, he was rehabbing in Arizona. Rios could only think of what could have been as Max …

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Is this the year of breaking bad for the Dodgers?

The Dodgers have won five straight division titles and the only thing probably keeping them from winning six in a row is going to be team health. That health was tested tonight when Justin Turner took a fastball off the wrist and suffered a non-displaced fracture. If you are wondering how long he is going to …

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2018 Spring Roster re-assignments to minor league camp

The fun time is over and as the Dodgers get closer to opening day it was time to move the players from major league camp to minor league camp so that players expected to have a shot at making the opening day roster could get more playing time. All of the players in the table …

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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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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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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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