What’s the point of all the pre-season prospect coverage if you aren’t up to date on what they’re actually doing in the games, right?
Well that’s what this regular (semi-regular :o) Down On The Farm update will be for. And right off the bat, we got five days worth of stuff to get to.
Hitter Of The Day: Justin Chigbogu (A) is already stuck playing...
Carlos Frias could be a late bloomer for the Dodgers, by Dustin Nosler
This is the third part of a 5-part series detailing my Top 50 Dodgers’ prospects. These are scouting reports for Nos. 21-30.
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Editor’s note: I am not a scout (#notascout). This is an amateur scouting report based on what I know about baseball and from...
Darnell Sweeney’s debut was one that caught my eye. He hit the ball better in the Midwest League than he did in the Pioneer League, and was passable on defense. While the easiest comparison for Sweeney is Dee Gordon, it’s not an inappropriate one (maybe just a touch lazy). They are virtually the same player, even though Gordon was/is a better overall prospect.
There were some eye-popping performances in the Dodgers minor-league system the last couple weeks. I got to see three of the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes games in person, which was awesome.
There are some guys below folks should keep eyes on this season. They could establish themselves as legitimate prospects with solid performances in 2013.
Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes (4-2 and...
Los Angeles Dodgers' shortstop prospect Darnell Sweeney hit for the cycle on Tuesday night against the Inland Empire 66ers.
Sweeney, 21, hit a home run in his first at-bat, a triple in his second, a single in his third and a double in his fourth. He's done this all in just six innings of work.
Quakes' play-by-play man Mike Lindskog said Sweeney could have easily...
Jarret Martin had one of the best performances of his Dodger career on Wednesday night, but it wasn't enough to propel the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes to victory.
Martin's line was rather impressive: 6 IP, 2 H, 2 R, 0 ER, 0 BB, 8 K.
The Stockton Ports scored their only two runs of the night in the first inning, aided by a Darnell Sweeney error -- his 13th in 24 games. Addison...