Tag Archives: Tim Locastro

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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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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As Dodgers regroup Walker Buehler makes his 2018 minor league debut

While the Dodgers get a travel day to figure out their offense and why they can’t win when the two best pitchers pitch, the minor league schedule opens with Walker Buehler highlighting the schedule. Buehler is the odds-on favorite to get the first call when the Dodgers need a starter. Heck if Kenley Jansen has …

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Dodgers who are cold as ice

Spring training stats don’t mean much this is simply for our amusement. Not everyone is hot but most are so it isn’t easy to find Dodger who have started out the spring as though they were still in hibernation. Austin Barnes has the lowest centigrade with a minuscule OPS of .229. Tim Locastro did not help …

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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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Locastro gets to say hi

The LAD front office continued their generous ways by bringing up Tim Locastro for a taste of the major leagues in this final weekend.  There isn’t any need for the minor league middle infielder given the Dodgers have Seager, Forsythe, Chase, Barnes, Hernandez, Taylor, and Culberson who can play either 2nd or SS but maybe …

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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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AA – Tulsa July Stat Snapshot & Review

Hitters: Two of the main prospects Edwin Rios and Kyle Farmer are already gone. Farmer hit AAA on his way to become a folk hero in Los Angeles. Edwin Rios is in AAA and doing what he does best. Hit. The other main prospect is Will Smith but he got hurt as soon as he …

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