Originally written on Feelin' Kinda Blue  |  Last updated 6/20/13
Since Logan White took over as scouting director (now vice president of amateur scouting and assistant general manager), the Dodgers have been known for drafting high school players. White’s first draft pick was James Loney in 2002, a high school first baseman (who some viewed as a pitcher) from Texas. While White’s crew has selected prep players in the first round (and supplemental first round) 13 of 19 times, it seems the philosophy has changed -- especially in recent years. Here it is in table form. Year College HS HS% 2013 31 9 22.5% 2012 26 14 35.0% 2011 36 14 28.0% 2010 32 18 36.0% 2009 30 21 41.2% 2008 26 19 42.2% 2007 19 20 51.3% 2006 21 29 58.0% ...
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