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    Dodgers Nation Reachback: Our Interview With John Rooney

    I have started to reach out to various prospects to talk about their 2019 season. John Rooney was kind enough to respond to my questions via email. We have initially published the interview at Dodgers Nation and we will cross-post it here soon.  There will be more posts coming with some here at some at Dodgers Nation. […] More

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    Report: Dodgers To Pay Minor Leaguers Past May 31

    Earlier today, Kyle Glaser of Baseball America has reported that the Dodgers will continue to pay their minor league players past May 31st. As Glaser is reporting, it is for the players stationed domestically, as well as those who are in the Dominican Republic. At this time, there are no further reports on exactly how […] More

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    Loons Looking to Help Amidst Midland Flood

    About a week ago, Midland, Michigan, home of the Dodgers’ low-A affiliate, the Great Lakes Loons, suffered a devastating flood as the Edenville Dam had been breached. We seriously appreciate all of the kind words from our fans, our friends in @MiLB, and beyond. Midland and the surrounding areas will need all of our support […] More

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    Wisdom From The Great Manny Mota

    Manny Mota is one of those players who has fans that were not even born when he played. His primary claim to fame was as a pinch hitter. In 500 at bats as a pinch hitter he had 150 hits with 115 RBI, 63 walks and only 48 strike outs. In most of those situations […] More

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    Dodgers Unheralded Prospect Series: Alec Gamboa

    The 2019 MLB Draft brought six new left-handed pitchers to the Dodgers organization. The first one selected was Alec Gamboa in the 9th round out of Fresno City College. Alec is the next subject of our Unheralded Prospect Series and his journey was a long one to the Dodgers organization. February 18th, 2017 was my […] More

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    Dodgers: Analysis of the FanGraphs Top 47

    A few days ago we put the spotlight on the FanGraphs top 47 prospect list for the Dodgers. We’ve had a few days to ponder the list so let’s take a look at some observations. The Right Handed Pitchers The Dodgers have quite a few right handed pitching prospects. Of the 47 prospects that FanGraphs […] More

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    Prospect Spotlight: André Jackson Graduates

    I expect André Jackson to graduate many times but he just shared some other graduation news on Instagram. View this post on Instagram No longer a student-athlete 🕺🏾#ImASavage A post shared by Andre Jackson (@andreterrell13) on May 11, 2020 at 4:04pm PDT Like many college draftees, André left school to sign his professional contract with […] More

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    Dodgers Prospects: Happy Mother’s Day

    Many prospects in the Dodgers minor league system took to Instagram to wish their Moms a Happy Mother’s Day.  First up is Michael Grove (Instagram: @mgrove_2) View this post on Instagram #MothersDay #WeGotNow @newbalancebaseball A post shared by Michael Grove (@mgrove_2) on May 10, 2020 at 8:23am PDT Next up is Casey Crosby (Instagram: @caseycrosby2) […] More

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    MLB: The 2020 Draft Will Only Be Five Rounds

    It has been announced that the 2020 Major League Draft will only be five rounds instead of the normal 40. SOURCE : 2020 mlb draft rules set:*Will occur on June 10th* 5 rounds * Teams can utilize their allotted money as they see fit.* Undrafted player signing period begins on 6/13 (20K max bonus)*Draft signing […] More

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    Dodgers Unheralded Prospect Series: Brett de Geus

    We continue our Unheralded Prospect Series with Brett de Geus. The path that de Geus has taken to becoming the Dodgers 29th ranked prospect (according to MLB Pipeline) is almost unbelievable. He was drafted in the 33rd round of the 2017 draft out of Cabrillo Community College. His professional career didn’t actually start until 2018 (a […] More

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