Victor Arano

Photo courtesy of Scott Statson, Great Lakes Loons
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Dodgers need to place more value on low-level prospects

It sucks that the team with the highest payroll in the history of American sports is in this position, but here we are. The Dodgers actually have replacement-level pitchers in their rotation. That’s fine; injuries happen. But General Manager Ned Colletti continues to confound by overpaying for mediocre talent. The Dodgers sent 19-year-old right-handed pitching…

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Dodgers’ A-ball affiliates announce 25-man rosters

The Dodgers’ Low-A and High-A affiliates announced their 2014 rosters on Monday. There were a few surprises on each squad, but nothing totally unexpected. I did my best to project these rosters last week, and didn’t fare as well as I did last year. My Top 50 rankings are in parenthesis. Great Lakes Loons Pitchers…

O'Koyea Dickson at spring training 2012, by Dustin Nosler
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2014 Top 50 Dodgers’ Prospects: No. 31-40

This is the second part of a 5-part series detailing my Top 50 Dodgers’ prospects. These are scouting reports for Nos. 31-40. Previous entries Prospect landing page No. 41-50 Editor’s note: I am not a scout (#notascout). This is an amateur scouting report based on what I know about baseball and from following the sport…