Fedex drills two more homers, the Loons' offense continues to struggle and Pedro Baez gets his first career loss.
Kind of a quiet week on the farm for the Dodgers affiliates. The Loons went 4-1, but the other three affiliates didn’t play .500 ball.
The pitching seemed to lack this week more than the offense, but there have been some impressive early-season performances thus far.
Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes (2-5)
Player Of The Week
Scott Van Slyke – 1B
.435/.517/.957/1.474, 3 HR...
The Dodgers and Mark Lowe had basically been dancing around for a couple weeks and finally came to an agreement on Friday.
If Lowe makes the team as a non-roster invitee, he'll earn a $1.5 million base salary. With incentives, he could earn $2.1 million.
Lowe's 2012, despite a nice ERA (3.43), didn't really pitch all that well. His 4.32 FIP was on the high side...
The Dodgers have officially converted former starting pitcher Chris Withrow to relief and former third baseman Pedro Baez to pitching.
Personally, I’ve seen both Withrow and Baez in those roles for a couple years now (maybe Baez for longer given his swing), and I think most evaluators began to agree within the last year, so it’s good to see the Dodgers follow suit.
So the Arizona Fall League started yesterday, and if you don’t already know what’s going on with that, you can check out the Dodgers players who are there in this article I wrote two months ago.One glaring difference between that list and what you’ll actually see or hear about is the absence of Yasiel Puig, as he’ll be missing the entirety of the AFL due to a staph infection...
On Wednesday, five members of the Chattanooga Lookouts were named to the Southern League All-Star team, according to a press release from the league. —– Southern League North Division All-Stars Position Players: 1B/C J.T. Wise, 3B Pedro Baez, OF Blake Smith Pitchers: RHP Matt Magill, RHP Ethan Martin —– I’ve written about Magill’s and Martin’s