Austin Barnes – the Dodgers best-kept secret

In the big scheme of things, the three walks that Dodgers back-up catcher Austin Barnes drew in Thursday night’s 6-3 win over the struggling New York Mets meant very little. Oh sure, they certainly helped up Barnes’ on-base percentage a little and he did pick up an RBI with his seventh-inning / bases loaded walk, […]

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Have a day, Scott Barlow So Cal right-hander strikes out 10 in dominating 10-4 Drillers win over Springfield Cardinals

Okay I admit it, I’m a huge Scott Barlow fan, not only because he, Trevor Oaks and former Dodgers farm hand Chase De Jong led the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes (with a lot of help from current Dodgers rookie phenom Cody Bellinger) to the 2015 California League Championship, but also because the right-hander grew up in my […]

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Quakes DJ Peters named Cal League Player of the Week for second time

Rancho Cucamonga Quakes outfielder and Southern California native DJ Peters has been named the California League Player of the Week for the second time this season, this time for the week of June 12-18. He was also the league’s Player of the Week for April 24-30. “It’s an absolute honor and blessing knowing that all of […]

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Dodgers add Cody Bellinger bobblehead to 2017 promotional schedule

Under the category of ‘duh,’ the Dodgers announced on Wednesday afternoon that they are adding a Cody Bellinger bobblehead to their already long list of great promotional stadium giveaway items this season. Cody Bellinger Bobblehead Night will be held on Friday, September 8, 2017, when the Dodgers host the Colorado Rockies for the second game […]

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Corey Seager comes within 10 feet of baseball immortality

By now just about everyone in the baseball world is aware that Dodgers shortstop and reigning 2016 National League Rookie of the Year Corey Seager hit three home runs on Tuesday night in front of 47,715 at Dodger Stadium. But what many may not know is that when he came within 10 feet of hitting […]

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Jose Miguel Fernandez named Texas League Player of the Week

The Tulsa Drillers are starting to get a lock on Player of the Week awards in the Texas League. For the fourth time in 2017 a Driller has claimed the award. The Texas League has announced that Driller infielder Jose Miguel Fernandez is the recipient of the award for the period of June 12-18. Previous […]

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Dodgers outfield prospect Carlos Rincon wins Midwest League Home Run Derby

Great Lakes Loons outfielder Carlos Rincon was signed as an international free agent by the Dodgers in 2015. The native of Santo Domingo in the Dominican Republic was signed for $350,000. Rincon split his time in 2016 equally between the DSL Dodgers and the AZL Dodgers, playing 26 games at each level. With the DSL […]

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Number 10 wasn’t pretty, but it was beautiful

As a surprise to absolutely no one, Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw became the National League’s first 10-game winner on Monday night in front of 43,266 fans at Dodger Stadium. And even though the guy whose toughest critic is himself was visibly upset that he allowed a career-high four home runs in a single game and […]

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Grandal to help raise leukemia & lymphoma awareness through T-Shirt campaign

Dodgers catcher Yasmani Grandal, in partnership with Athletes Brand, is releasing a new, limited edition T-shirt in Dodgers blue to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS). Bailey, a close friend of the Grandal family, was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Hodgkin lymphoma, prompting Yasmani and his wife Heather to seek out opportunities to show […]

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Ogden Raptors kick off the 2017 season

The Ogden Raptors are the Dodgers Rookie League team in the Pioneer League. The Raptors are an advanced rookie team that became affiliated with the Dodgers in 2003. Prior to that, the Ogden team was an affiliate of the Milwaukee Brewers. Ogden, with a population of about 83,000, claims to be the oldest settlement in […]

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