Tag Archives: Willie Calhoun

Breaking down Dodger centric MLB Pipeline Mid-Season top 100

The Dodgers posted four players in the revised MLB Pipeline top 100 that came out this week. Alex Verdugo was 29, Keibert Ruiz was 38, Will Smith was 74, and Dustin May clocked in at 83. The Dodgers lost Walker Buehler who no longer qualifies as a prospect and no one else graduated into the …

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Dodgers have 4 in BA top 100 + 2

Even with the promotions over the last three years of Cody Bellinger, Corey Seager, Joc Pederson, Andrew Toles, Julio Urias, Brock Stewart, and Austin Barnes the Dodgers still have some top talent in their farm system. Baseball America gave the Dodgers four prospects in their annual January top 100 list. The Dodgers also had four in …

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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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AAA – Oklahoma Dodgers – July Snapshot

The hitters: Again I ask, why is Ike Davis in our system? Some amazing plate discipline by both Verdugo and Willie Calhoun. Hope Willie puts it to good use for the Rangers. He’s a hitter.  Verdugo has a pretty poor ISO. Even more so when you realize he is in the PCL. Name Age PA …

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Hello to Yu and goodbye to you

The Dodgers made the big splash at the last second to save what had been a very disappointing trade deadline day. Until 12:59:05 Dodger fans were trying to reconcile with the idea that the biggest moves the Dodgers had made were to bring in Tony Cingrani and Tony Watson.  All that changed when this tweet …

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Katoh from Fangraphs kicks things up

Chris Mitchell over at Fangraphs has an experimental tool called Katoh that it he uses to do prospect rankings based on how much fWAR they would expect to generate over the next six years. I would really recommend reading the link above before checking out the list so you get a good idea of what …

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Reviewing Baseball America MidSeason Prospect Rankings

Earlier we took a look at the original 2017 Baseball America Ranking and found some hits and misses.  Now we will look at the midseason ranking that Baseball America came out with a few weeks ago. In the table below the number in parenthesis is the original 2017 ranking. Walker Buehler couldn’t crack the top ten …

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Reviewing Baseball America Dodger Top 30

Several weeks ago Baseball American came out with their updated prospect list which made me go back and look harder at their original Dodger top 30 which came out in Jan/Feb of 2017. The Hits: Bellinger as the top prospect was prophetic. In reading the BA review they thought he had 30 home run power, …

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Dodgers place 6 in revised MLB Prospect top 100

MLB finally released their midseason top 100 prospect list and six Dodgers made the top 100 list.  Walker Buehler at 13 – preseason rank was 93 – big jump Alex Verdugo at 28 – preseason rank was 61 – big jump Yadier Alvarez at 51 – preseason rank was 49 – not much movement Willie …

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Willie Calhoun makes MLB Pipeline Prospect Team of the Week

Dodger 2nd base prospect Willie Calhoun made the latest MLB Pipeline Prospect Team of the Week for the week ending July 16th. This is the fourth week in a row that at least one Dodger prospect has made the MLB Prospect Team of the Week. Prior winners had been Yusniel Diaz, Keibert Ruiz, and DJ …

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