Originally written on ChadMoriyama.com  |  Last updated 10/14/14
SS Corey Seager, OF Brian Cavazos Galvez, C Pratt Maynard, and C Chris O’Brien are the four Dodgers prospects confirmed to be headed to the Arizona Fall League in 2013. In addition, four pitchers will likely be sent to the AFL, and they’ll be named at a later date. Seager, likely the Dodgers top prospect, headlines the quartet, as O’Brien, Maynard, and Cavazos Galvez are likely going there for experience as future organizational depth than actual potential impact players. —– Vin Scully has officially announced he will be returning to call games in 2014. Praise the baseball gods as our games will be filled by the man everybody loves – with his wonderment and joy – and not by Steve Lyons. —– The Dodgers optioned Dee Gordon back to AAA and recalled Scott Van Slyke, who’s racking up some serious frequent flyer miles in 2013. The Dodgers did option shortstop Dee Gordon to Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday, a move that was expected with the return of shortstop Hanley Ramirez to the lineup. But rather than to make room for relief pitcher Brian Wilson, Gordon was optioned in favor of Scott Van Slyke, who was recalled from the Isotopes before the Dodgers’ game against the Phillies. With Hanley Ramirez back, there’s less of a need for Dee and a huge need for the power SVS can bring off the bench and as a platoon partner for Andre Ethier. Of course, SVS didn’t have much time to enjoy his call-up, as he was soon thereafter sent back to Albuquerque as Brian Wilson was finally activated. General Manager Ned Colleti took a low-risk high-reward gamble on Brian Wilson. The former Giant closer signed with the Dodgers on July 30, and will makes his team debut against the Marlins on Monday, per Ken Rosenthal of Fox Sports. While in the minor-leagues, Wilson tossed 4.1 scoreless innings as hitters accumulated a disastrous .071 batting average. All indications are that Wilson’s going to be the set-up man, and while I don’t have a problem with that if he’s pitching well, he should have to earn the role. Also, using him over Paco Rodriguez in high-leverage situations is not what I want to see. —– The Dodgers have brought in more international talent, signing 17-year-old southpaw Maximiliano Gooding (Panama) and 18-year-old righty Geovanny Barrios (Venezuela). Not much information is known yet on these two pitchers. ===== Greg Zakwin is the founder of the site Plaschke Thy Sweater Is Argyle. Follow him on Twitter @ArgyledPlaschke and find him contributing at Yahoo! Sports.

Royals take Game 2 to even series with Giants

Report: Roger Goodell will have to testify in Ray Rice case

Blake Griffin accused of slapping man in Las Vegas club

Ronda Rousey to face Cat Zingano at UFC 182

Report: Zach Mettenberger to start for Titans over Locker

LaMarr Woodley likely done for season with biceps injury


Report: Some Seahawks think Wilson isn’t 'black enough'

Darrelle Revis sent home for being late, misses practice

Report: Texas to pay scholarship athletes $10K per year

Report: Widespread academic fraud occurred at North Carolina

NHL postpones Senators/Leafs game after Ottawa shootings

Lions send player home from London after cutting him

WATCH: Giants pitcher yells at Salvador Perez after HR

Will Muschamp's head coaching job posted on Craigslist

Miss California USA would like to date Eric Hosmer

WATCH: Eric Bledsoe sends Clipper flying with sick move

Kiffin's mom fears for son's safety in return to Tennessee

WATCH: Penguins perform 'O Canada' following tragedy

WATCH: Cutest grandma challenges Dwyane Wade to game of one-on-one

UEFA Champions League midway report: Groups A – D

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

Porn star: No one parties harder than Sebastian Janikowski

Outrageous college football predictions: Week 9

World Series Game 2 Preview: Giants vs. Royals

Dodgers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Kiffin's mom worried for son's safety

Report: Goodell will have to testify

Penguins do 'O Canada' following tragedy

UEFA Champions League midway report: Groups A – D

Porn star: No one parties like Janikowski

Report: Expect Florida to make a run at Bob Stoops

The San Francisco Giants are zombies

10 bold predictions for NFL Week 8

Pitcher's wife leaves generous tip

Nicklaus defends Jameis Winston

NFL players who could be traded by the deadline

Royals fans sleeping during Game 1

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.