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The connected careers of Alfredo Silverio, Yasiel Puig and Carl Crawford

When Jorge Soler was a free agent, I wanted the Dodgers to go after the Cuban slugger. When he signed a 9-year, $30 million deal with the Cubs on June 11, I was a little surprised at the length of the deal, but could understand why the Dodgers didn't want give that contract duration to an unproven 19-year-old. Then, the Dodgers ponied up $42 million for seven years of Yasiel...
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April 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Silverio Be Golden?

One of the biggest question marks heading into Spring Training next week involves Alfredo Silverio, an outfielder that the Miami Marlins took in the Rule 5 Draft.   Silverio who was a once promising prospect missed all of 2012 after a horrific car accident but is on the road to recovery.   Where he will fit into Miami’s plans remains to be seen but he could wind up being a tremendous...
February 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Fish Draft Silverio & Lara

The Miami Marlins drafted two players in Thursday’s Rule 5 draft picking up outfielder Alfredo Silverio from the Los Angeles Dodgers and pitcher Braulio Lara from the Tampa Bay Rays.   Both players would need to remain on the Marlins’ roster for the entire 2013 season or be offered back to their original organizations.   With Miami in a rebuilding mode, this is the perfect...
December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers lose Alfredo Silverio in Rule 5 Draft to the Marlins

Alfredo Silverio, who had a fantastic 2011 season, was selected by the Miami Marlins in Thursday's Rule 5 Draft. It was kind of surprising seeing as Silverio missed the entire 2012 season due to a nasty car accident that ultimately led to Tommy John surgery for the toolsy outfielder. Silverio, 25, was removed from the 40-man roster before re-signing to a minor-league...
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December 06, 2012  |  Discuss

Accident victim Silverio re-signed by Dodgers

More than a year after sustaining serious injuries in an off-season car accident, former top outfield prospect Alfredo Silverio will be back in spring training with the Dodgers. Silverio, who was sidelined for all of 2012, was re-signed to a minor league contract that includes an invitation to major league camp. The Dodgers have signed six other players to similar contracts: catcher...
Via Fox Sports West
November 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers Outright Alfredo Silverio To AAA

The Dodgers have outrighted top outfield prospect Alfredo Silverio to Triple-A Albuquerque, according to the report by Ken Gurnick earlier today. The 24-year-old prospect was coming off a huge breakthrough season in 2011 when he hit .306/.340/.542 with 16 homers and 90 runs scored for Double-A Chattanooga. Silverio, in most circles is considered a top ten prospect in the Dodgers...
Via Dodgers Rumors
November 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers Top 50 Prospects Rankings: August 2012

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Via Dodgers Rumors
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers Prospect Alfredo Silverio Out For Season After Tommy John Surgery

Dodgers outfield prospect Alfredo Silverio, who was seriously injured in an off-season auto accident, underwent successful Tommy John surgery Wednesday and is out for the 2012 season. The surgery was to reconstruct his right (throwing) elbow. Silverio had not played since the January accident in his native Dominican Republic, mostly because of a serious concussion that has...
Via Dodgers Rumors
May 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Alfredo Silverio out for the season after Tommy John surgery

We learned last night Dodgers outfield prospect Alfredo Silverio had Tommy John surgery and will miss the rest of the 2012 season. This marks yet another blow to Silverio that has been suffered as a result of his January car accident. Silverio had a breakout 2011 season with the Lookouts, posting a .306/.340/.542 line with
May 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Dodgers add 2 minor leaguers to 40-man roster

The Los Angeles Dodgers added outfielder Alfredo Silverio and first baseman-outfielder Scott Van Slyke to their 40-man roster. Silverio batted .306 with 16 home runs and 85 RBIs last season with Double-A Chattanooga, and earned selection to the All-Star Futures Game in July. Van Slyke won the Southern League batting title with a .348 average and had 20 homers and 92 RBIs for Chattanooga...
Via AP on Fox
November 02, 2011  |  Discuss
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