Ow, my elbow.
Dodger fans everywhere held their collective breath yesterday after Zack Greinke left his first 2014 Cactus League start with a mild calf strain (poor little cow). They’ve since exhaled. Now, another pitcher is ailing.
Prospect Ross Stripling (No. 6 on my preseason Top 50), will have a contrast MRI today after feeling discomfort in his elbow. He reportedly felt something...
After the first couple rounds of the MLB Draft, it’s pretty
much a crapshoot. Sometimes there are gems found later in the draft: Matt Kemp (sixth
round), Joc Pederson (11th round) and Matt Magill (31st round).
So, when the Dodgers drafted Ross Stripling in the fifth
round, not much was made of the selection.
In his brief career, he’s proving to the team and...
The Dodgers on Tuesday promoted right-handed pitcher Ross Stripling to Double-A Chattanooga from High-A Rancho Cucamonga. The 2012 fifth-round draft pick has been on a nearly meteoric rise since the Dodgers popped him last season.
Stripling, 23, posted some impressive numbers in the California League early this season. He struck out 34 batters in 33 2/3 innings, walked 11 batters...
The next Dodger minor-league affiliate to announce its
roster is the High-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League.
2013 Great Lakes Loons opening day roster
Last year, the Quakes boasted an impressive pitching staff
that included Garrett Gould, Zach Lee, Chris Reed, Angel Sanchez and Andres
Santiago. This season, in the hitter-friendly league, the team...