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MLB LAD Pipeline top thirty breakdown

MLB pipeline released their top 30 Dodger prospects for 2019 a few days ago, and as we have done in the past we break it down. In 2018 Walker Buehler was head of the class and is now the hurler expected to lead the Dodger rotation into 2019. Alex Verdugo is now considered the top …

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Dodgers 2015/2016 IFA class has been trade fodder

Working off this tweet from @futuredodgers From the Dodgers’ huge 2015-16 IFA class: Yadier Alvarez (16MM) **Yusniel Diaz (15.5MM) Omar Estevez (6MM) Starling Heredia (2.6MM) **Yordan Alvarez (2MM) **Ronny Brito (2MM) **Oneil Cruz (950K) **Christopher Arias (500K) Carlos Rincon (350K) **No longer in the organization — Future Dodgers (@FutureDodgers) January 11, 2019 None of those …

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Dodgers trade a plethora of prospects for a double play combination that might be the best in LAD history.

If Justin Turner can stay healthy enough to play most of the time for the rest of 2018, Brian Dozier and Manny Machado will be the Dodgers double play combination and for the life of me, I can’t think of a better combination in LAD history.  The same could have been said if the combination …

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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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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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First big trade chip goes to the Nationals

Last year the Nationals made their pitch to end their postseason drought by making an early trade on July 16th for Sean Doolittle and Ryan Madson. That trade bolstered the Nationals bullpen but did not help them get past the Cubs in the 2017 NLDS though Doolittle and Madson did their part by limiting the …

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Dodger prospect notes for May 10th

Dustin May, Dennis Santana, and Yusniel Diaz have done enough this week to already garner some notes for this Thursday. Dustin May made his 2018 debut last week and pitched okay, but last night in his second start he showed why he just might be the highest ceiling prospect left in the Dodger minor leagues. …

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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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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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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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