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2013 picks Chris Anderson, Tom Windle, Cody Bellinger, Jacob Rhame, Henry Yates, Adam Law, Thomas Taylor all sign

The Dodgers have already inked seven of their picks from the 2013 MLB Draft. That group includes RHP first-rounder Chris Anderson, LHP second-rounder Tom Windle, 1B fourth-rounder Cody Bellinger, RHP sixth-rounder Jacob Rhame, OF ninth-rounder Henry Yates, 3B 12th-rounder Adam Law, and RHP 26th-rounder Thomas Taylor. The team has a bonus pool of $5,211,700 in 2013. ========== Dodgers 2013 Draft ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 31-40: McWilliam, Rogers, Pederson, Cerfolio, Holbrook, Lynch, Dunn, Moyer, Sidwell, Haggerty

With the 934th pick of the 2013 MLB Draft, the Dodgers took third baseman Andrew McWilliam out of Westview High School in California. At 6’5″, there’s certainly projection here. —– With the 964th pick, the team took right-hander Rob Rogers of Keystone College. He was selected as a Division III First-Team All-American. As a senior, he should sign without issue. ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 21-30: Baune, Fisher, Villegas, De Leon, Hooper, Taylor, Kiest, Bare, Finfer, Scott

Right-handed pitcher James Baune out of Southern Arkansas University was taken by the Dodgers with the 634th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft. A profile on him via his school: Baune, an All-America pitcher who went 13-1 with a 3.07 ERA this past season, was the first Mulerider to be drafted this year as the Los Angeles Dodgers took the ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 11-20: Navin, Law, Damron, Johnson, Flamion, Miller, Harris, McDonald, Hennessey, Ahmed

The Dodgers started off Day 3 of the 2013 MLB Draft by taking catcher Spencer Navin out of Vanderbilt University with the 334th overall pick. Follow Spencer Navin On Twitter Navin’s coach had this to say about him: “Spencer may be the most talented catcher we have had in our program,” Vanderbilt coach Tim Corbin told the school’s official website. ... Read More »

Draft pick Tom Windle to sign with Dodgers, according to report + expert questions Day 2 picks

Leading off with the good news, 2013 second-round pick Tom Windle is set to sign with the Dodgers for slot money ($987,000) next week, according to Darren Wolfson. Was just w/ @tomwindle38. Him/his family ran to Ridgedale for Dodgers hats. He has a Dodgers Phiten necklace too. Signs next week. #gophers — Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) June 7, 2013 Tom Windle, ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 MLB Draft, Rounds 6-10: Jacob Rhame, Brandon Trinkwon, Kyle Farmer, Henry Yates, Nick Keener

With the 184th pick in the 2013 MLB Draft, the Dodgers took right-handed pitcher Jacob Rhame out of Grayson County Community College. Follow Jacob Rhame On Twitter Baseball America ranked him 172nd. He lives mainly off his fastball, dealing at 91-93 mph with a peak of 95 and good sink. His secondary pitches aren’t as impressive, with his changeup ranking ... Read More »

Dodgers select LHP Tom Windle with 56th pick of 2013 MLB Draft + analysis

With the 56th pick of the 2013 MLB Draft, the Dodgers selected left-handed pitcher Tom Windle out of University Of Minnesota. Follow Tom Windle On Twitter Your browser does not support iframes. Tom Windle was ranked above 56th by most publications, but like I mentioned with the last pick, there’s less depth in this draft after the initial flurry of ... Read More »

Dodgers select RHP Chris Anderson with 18th pick of 2013 MLB Draft + analysis

With the 18th pick of the 2013 MLB Draft, the Dodgers selected right-handed pitcher Chris Anderson out of Jacksonville University. Follow Chris Anderson On Twitter Your browser does not support iframes. Chris Anderson wasn’t ranked near 18th by the most respected publications, but because of the lack of clear-cut tiers in this year’s draft, it’s hard to say this was ... Read More »

Dodgers setup Luis Cruz for a phantom DL stint because they can’t risk losing him or something

Seemingly out of nowhere, Dodgers third baseman/shortstop Luis Cruz has bone spurs in his throwing elbow. Dodgers infielder Luis Cruz said he was available to play Sunday after being unavailable Saturday night because of a bone spur flare-up in his right elbow. Cruz said he has three spurs in his throwing elbow, and they occasionally pinch a nerve. “Since I ... Read More »

Carlos Quentin to be suspended for Dodgers/Padres series + odds he gets hit unintentionally

MLB doesn’t want to see things get ugly between the Dodgers and the Padres on Monday, and Bill Center of the San Diego Union-Tribune reports that the league will try to make their ruling on the matter by the time the series rolls around. Major League Baseball is speeding up Carlos Quentin’s appeal of his eight-game suspension — a suspension ... Read More »

Dodgers 2013 Opening Day roster appears set after team cuts 8

The Dodgers announced the cuts of eight players yesterday, moves that essentially set the Opening Day roster for the team. The club reassigned right-handers Kevin Gregg and Peter Moylan, utility man Alfredo Amezaga and catcher Matt Wallach to Minor League camp. In addition, the Dodgers optioned outfielder Alex Castellanos, right-hander Stephen Fife, utility man Elian Herrera and right-hander Josh Wall ... Read More »

Carl Crawford confirms that I am a genius! (…or that he just changed hitting mechanics)

So a couple days ago, I asked Eric Stephen of True Blue LA to ask Carl Crawford about his hitting mechanics, and he did so for me, primarily because he’s awesome. Why, you ask? Because of my article for Baseball Prospectus back in October broaching that exact subject. Basically, I wanted to know if I was right so I could ... Read More »