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Ogden Raptors capture first Pioneer League Championship

The Ogden Raptors are the Dodgers Rookie League team in the Pioneer League. They 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 Utah […]

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Right-hander Wilmer Font gets the call

Word circulated on Thursday that right-hander Wilmer Font of the Oklahoma City Dodgers had received a September call up to the parent Dodgers. It is almost impossible to imagine what went through his mind and the feelings he is experiencing since he got the long awaited and somewhat overdue news. The nature of his season […]

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Raptors Romer Cuadrado leading play-off charge

The Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League are currently in the race for a playoff berth to help manager Mark Kertenian celebrate his first year at the helm of the rookie level squad with an opportunity to win the league championship. The Raptors are three games up on the Grand Junction Rockies in the second […]

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Pantone 294 Family and Friends, When Hurricane Harvey hit down in Texas, it became one of the most catastrophic natural disasters in US history. Not only have people lost their lives, but hundreds of thousands have been displaced, and so many men, women, children and pets are still awaiting rescue, including members of our our very […]

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Alex Verdugo to join Dodgers in San Diego

Dodgers manager Dave Roberts confirmed earlier rumors on Thursday morning that top outfield prospect Alex Verdugo will be among the first of what is expected to be several September call-ups and will join the team in San Diego on Friday, when the Dodgers opens a four-game series against the Padres at Petco Park. Verdugo, who […]

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Dodgers outfield prospect Yusniel Diaz breaks out

Twenty-year-old right-handed hitter Yusniel Diaz had a four-hit game on Tuesday evening with the Tulsa Drillers leading the Dodgers AA affiliate to a 9-3 win over the Northwest Arkansas Travelers. His performance led the way in lifting the Drillers into a first-place tie with the Springfield Cardinals in the Northern Division of the Texas League […]

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Dodgers announce 2017 Arizona Fall League selections

Anyone who has ever attended the annual Arizona Fall League in the greater Phoenix area knows that those selected to participate are generally the best of the best from each of the 30 MLB team’s farm systems. Simply put, you will not find a better group of likely future major leaguers at any one place […]

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Dodgers pitching prospect Dustin May makes Cal League debut

On Sunday afternoon 19-year-old Dustin May made his debut with the Dodgers Advanced Single-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League against the Inland Empire 66ers (Angels). The 6’6”/180-pound native of Justin, Texas was selected by the Dodgers in the third round of the 2016 First-Year Player Draft out of Northwest High School in his […]

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Connor Wong performs some Loons magic

On Friday evening while watching Clayton Kershaw in his rehab outing with the Oklahoma City Dodgers, I switched over to the Great Lakes Loons game when the OKC Dodgers were at bat. I found out the promotion at Dow Diamond on this particular evening was Storybook Princess Night and that Belle, Elsa and friends were […]

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Isabel and Latimore – two lightning rods with the Quakes

We have all heard it and for the most part there can be little doubt that it is not true. That is, lightening does not strike twice in the same place. Right now, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes manager, Drew Saylor, is pretty sure he has seen something like lightning strike twice in the past week. On […]

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