Ralston Cash has good stuff, but his control needs work. Photo by: Dustin Nosler
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2015 Dodgers Top 100 prospects: 30-21

Ahh, the Top 30. The prospects are now legitimate, and some have even already debuted in the major leagues. For the Top 30, I’ve included Overall Future Potential grades and risks. For example, if a guy gets a “50 low,” he’s basically a sure thing to be an average player at his position. If a…

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Four Dodgers Make Keith Law’s Top 100 List

It’s prospect ranking season, and that’s good, because the Dodgers have some prospects. (Dustin’s organizational countdown will continue with 30-21, coming later this morning.) Among my favorite prospect writers is ESPN’s Keith Law, who put out his Top 100 prospects today. If you want to read the full writeups, you can pay for Insider. (I’m…

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Winter Leagues Update #4: Brief End Of Winter Recap

This will be the last update of the off-season, simply because all the leagues finished up their regular seasons by January except for the Australian Baseball League, which just ended the other day. Stats Through 1/25 —– But first … FIGHT! Probably the most relevant thing to happen in the ABL. —– Australian Baseball League…

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Ben Rowen and the Unprecedented

Here we are, talking about a pitcher picked up on a minor league deal again. Ben Rowen has sparked some interest since it was announced that the Dodgers picked him up on a minor league deal. Rowen tops out in the lower 80s and has only two pitches, but he does this: That’s Mike Trout,…

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2014 Dodgers In Review: SP Hyun-Jin Ryu

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MLB 26 152.0 22.0% 4.6% 3.38 2.62 3.03 3.5 What Happened In 2014: Hyun-jin Ryu‘s second major league season was an improvement upon on his first in nearly every single way. We don’t talk about Ryu enough. We just don’t. He’s not the best pitcher in his…

Justin Chigbogu has a ton of power potential, but also a lot of swing-and-miss. Photo by: Dustin Nosler
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2015 Dodgers Top 100 prospects: 40-31

The prospects are becoming a little more … prospecty. Here are the players I ranked in the 40-31 range in the Dodgers’ system. The ETAs are getting better, as is the quality of the player. Previous entries in the series: Introduction 100-76 75-51 50-41 Editor’s note: I am not a scout (#notascout). I am an…

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2014 Dodgers In Review: RP Jose Dominguez

G IP K% BB% ERA FIP xFIP WAR MiLB (AAA) 31 33.1 25.8% 11.9% 3.24 3.73 n/a n/a MLB 5 6.1 26.7% 10.0% 11.37 6.61 4.06 -0.1 What happened in 2014: Went to Australia, struggled in limited time, stayed in Triple-A most of the season. As a once-promising relief prospect, Jose Dominguez has struggled to stay…