Down On The Farm: Week Of May 28th – Martin, Pericht, Lee, Schebler

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While the Dodgers minor league teams didn’t do well in the win-loss column, there were some solid performances this week. The Isotopes tied with the Lookouts for fewest runs allowed at 28. The ‘Topes also had trouble scoring though, averaging just three runs per game this week. The Quakes, after scoring just 16 runs last week, exploded for 51 runs ... Read More »

2012 MLB Draft: Los Angeles Dodgers – Day 1 – The 51st Overall Pick Is Jesmuel Valentin

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The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Jesmuel Valentin with the 51st overall pick in the 2012 MLB Draft. Out of Puerto Rico Baseball Academy, and son of Jose Valentin, he’ll likely start his professional career at shortstop, but could move to second or third eventually. —– Baseball America had him ranked #71. The son of Jose Valentin, who spent 16 years ... Read More »

Juan Rivera activated, Javy Guerra disabled, Scott Van Slyke optioned … OMG SHAWN TOLLESON TIME

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Juan Rivera was activated off the disabled list and Scott Van Slyke was optioned. In a vacuum, it’s a positive move, because Rivera is likely a better player than Van Slyke, but I’d much rather see his playing time go to a combination of Bobby Abreu/Tony Gywnn Jr./Alex Castellanos instead. —– In what can only be described as surprising, the ... Read More »

Ted Lilly’s shoulder undamaged, Juan Rivera due back next week, Juan Uribe to rehab

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I had my fears over Ted Lilly‘s MRI, but it showed no structural damage to his shoulder. The Dodgers received good news regarding one of their core starters Friday, as the results of Ted Lilly’s MRI came back revealing no structural damage to his left shoulder. “Teddy’s MRI went good,” manager Don Mattingly said. “That was good for us. With ... Read More »

Matt Kemp out a minimum of four weeks, Ted Lilly headed for MRI on shoulder

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Matt Kemp‘s MRI showed that he has suffered another strain in addition to the original one. The results of the MRI on Matt Kemp’s hamstring showed he not only re-injured the original strain Wednesday but suffered a second one. Dodgers trainer Sue Falsone said he’s expected to be out a minimum of four weeks. That’s a best-case scenario, and even ... Read More »

Taking a look at Alex Castellanos, the prospect set to replace Matt Kemp

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As mentioned yesterday, Matt Kemp injured his hamstring and according to the Dodgers official Twitter, he will be headed to the disabled list. In a related move, Kevin Goldstein of Baseball Prospectus confirmed that the Dodgers would be calling up prospect Alex Castellanos from AAA Albuquerque to take his place on the roster. Because I’m slow and busy, I haven’t ... Read More »