Originally written on Feelin' Kinda Blue  |  Last updated 11/14/14
There are surprises and disappointments in every sport, every year. I'm focusing on the Dodger prospects who surprised and disappointed. Believe it or not, the "surprise" list was tougher to compile than expected. It's always easy to find the prospects who underperformed or didn't meet expectations. No one in their right mind expected Julio Urias to do what he did in the Midwest League in his age-16 season, so he’s in a class all by himself. The age listed is the player's age for the 2013 season. Most surprising players Noel Cuevas, OF, 21 years old .284/.341/.454, 12 HR, 66 RBI, 38 SB, 6.9% BB rate 2013 Top 50 ranking: Not ranked 2013 Top 25 midseason: 24 - Cuevas had a pedestrian 2012 season across three minor-league levels. He was promoted to Rancho Cucamonga for the 2013 season and had his best year to date. He led the Quakes in stolen bases while playing predominantly center field. He was also one of three Quakes to post at leas...
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