Dodgers sign 4 more 2012 draftees, including Paco Rodriguez + 31 out of 41 now signed

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Dodgers sign 11 of their 2012 draft picks, including Jesmuel Valentin 2012 MLB Draft: Dodgers Have Signed 18 Picks + Bonus Information Dodgers sign 8 more 2012 draftees, now up to 26 + bonus pool update Corey Seager taking his physical in Los Angeles, according to Salisbury Post 2012 first rounder Corey Seager signs with the Dodgers for $2.35 million ... Read More »

Scott Schebler’s Hitting Routine Leads To Success, But Plate Discipline Will Determine Future

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As I get ready to publish my midseason Dodgers prospect rankings on my blog, I’ve noticed Scott Schebler has been playing a lot better for the Great Lakes Loons than he was to begin the season. The toolsy outfielder, coming off a decent showing with the Ogden Raptors in 2011, started 2012 off on shaky ground: .221/.250/.400. He was better ... Read More »

A.J. Ellis & Clayton Kershaw talk about Justin Bieber, All-Star status on “Between Two Palm Trees”

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Episodes five and six of “Between Two Palm Trees” deal with Clayton Kershaw‘s Justin Bieber heartthrob status and A.J. Ellis trying to solicit a ticket to the All-Star Game. Your browser does not support iframes. Your browser does not support iframes. A.J. needs to jump out of the chair and try to strangle Clayton or something, just so I can ... Read More »

Dodgers Trade Targets: Taking A Look At Aramis, Hart, Dempster, Cuddyer, Hamels

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So with the Dodgers basically looking at everybody, and with the Carlos Lee trade falling through, the team has now revealed five teams that their scouts are watching intently as potential trading partners. Dodgers scouts have an increased presence with Milwaukee, as well as continued coverage of the Chicago Cubs, Colorado, Philadelphia and Minnesota. The players believed in their sights ... Read More »

Down On The Farm: Week Of June 25th – Ely, Smith, Martin, Santana, Sulbaran

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The Chattanooga Lookouts were the system’s best team this week, going a perfect 7-0 by allowing just nine runs — the entire week. That’s by far the fewest number of runs allowed by a Dodger minor league team this season, and part of the reason for their success were the reinforcements from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes in the form of Chris ... Read More »

Dodgers sign Cristian Gomez, Lenix Osuna, Victor Gonzalez, William Soto, and Julian Leon

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While the Dodgers didn’t haul in any big names, in line with what was previously speculated, they did ink five players. Ben Badler of Baseball America reported that the Dodgers signed 16-year-old shortstop Cristian Gomez out of the Dominican Republic. Gomez, 16, is 5-foot-10, 180 pounds and stands out in the field with soft hands, good range and an average ... Read More »

2012 first rounder Corey Seager signs with the Dodgers for $2.35 million

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The Dodgers 2012 first rounder, Corey Seager, has signed with the Dodgers for a bonus of $2.35 million. He was recently reported to be in Los Angeles to take a physical. The Dodgers have finalized an agreement with their first-round draft pick, infielder Corey Seager of Northwest Cabarrus High in Concord, N.C. Seager will receive a bonus of $2.35 million, ... Read More »

Around The Web: MLB’s Blackout Policy, Worth Of The Slide Step, Nerdy NL All-Star Roster

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Yahoo! Sports: Jeff Passan writes about MLB‘s ridiculous blackout policy. I wrote about my issues with it here. —– FanGraphs: Dave Cameron‘s “Stat Nerd NL All-Star Roster” includes A.J. Ellis and Clayton Kershaw, but Andre Ethier just misses. —– Baseball Prospectus: Doug Thorburn dissects the slide step and doesn’t think it’s worth implementing. It is my contention that most pitchers ... Read More »