Los Angeles Dodgers minor league players

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Below are brief bios of some of the Los Angeles Dodgers more notable prospects:

Yadier Álvarez[edit]

Yadier Álvarez
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1996-03-07) March 7, 1996 (age 20)
Matanzas, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Yadier (Ventosa) Álvarez (born March 7, 1996) is a Cuban baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Álvarez defected from Cuba to pursue a career in Major League Baseball (MLB).[1][2] He has a fastball that touches 98 miles per hour. Scouts believe he has number two starter upside and one National League official has said that he is the best 18-year-old pitcher he had ever seen.[3] He received interest from numerous MLB teams including the Philadelphia Phillies, Los Angeles Dodgers and Arizona Diamondbacks.[4][5]

Ranked as the second best prospect by mlb.com heading into the 2015 international signing period, Álvarez signed with the Dodgers on July 2, 2015, for a $16 million bonus.[6][7] He made his professional baseball debut for the Dodgers Arizona rookie league affiliate on June 20 and struck out seven while only allowing one hit in 323 innings pitched.[8]

Chris Anderson[edit]

Chris Anderson
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Chris Anderson with the Advanced-Class A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1992-07-29) July 29, 1992 (age 24)
Lino Lakes, Minnesota
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Chris Anderson (born July 29, 1992) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. The Dodgers selected him in the 1st round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft, and he signed with the team on June 12, 2013, for a signing bonus of $2,109,900.[9]

Anderson attended Centennial High School in Blaine, Minnesota, where he was a two-year starter as a pitcher and first baseman. As a senior he went 6–1 with a 1.86 ERA while batting .437. He was named All-Conference, All-State, was Minnesota's contender for Gatorade Player of the Year, and was named Minnesota's Mr. Baseball award winner for the 2010 high school season. He was also a two-year starter at quarterback for the football team.[10] The Chicago Cubs drafted him in the 35th round of the 2010 MLB Draft, but he did not sign.

Anderson attended Jacksonville University. As a Junior he went 7–5 with 101 strikeouts and a 2.49 ERA in 104 2/3 innings. He was the first player from Jacksonville U to be selected in the first round of the Major League Baseball Draft.[11]

He made his professional debut with the Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League on June 26, 2013.[12] He made 12 starts with the Loons in his debut season, and was 3–0 with a 1.96 ERA.[13] Anderson was promoted to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League for 2014. In 27 games (25 starts) for the Quakes, he was 7–7 with a 4.62 ERA.[13] His 146 strikeouts on the season was tops among all Dodger minor leaguers. The Dodgers invited him to attend major league spring training in 2015.[14] He was assigned to the AA Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League to start the 2015 season[15] and was named to the mid-season All-Star team.[16] He made 23 starts for Tulsa and was 9–7 with a 4.05 ERA.[13] He was promoted to the AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers in late August for a try out in the bullpen with the potential to be promoted to the majors in a bullpen role.[17] He appeared in three games for them and allowed 15 runs in 6 13 innings and was not called up.[13] He was given a non-roster invitation to Dodgers spring training in 2016.[18] He returned to Tulsa to begin the 2016 season.[19]

Cody Bellinger[edit]

Cody Bellinger
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Cody Bellinger with the AA Tulsa Drillers
Los Angeles Dodgers – No. 61
First baseman
Born: (1995-07-13) July 13, 1995 (age 21)
Chandler, Arizona
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Cody James Bellinger (born July 13, 1995) is an American professional baseball first baseman in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Bellinger was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of Hamilton High School in Chandler, Arizona.[20] He signed with the Dodgers and made his professional debut with the Arizona League Dodgers. In 2014 he played with the Ogden Raptors and Arizona League Dodgers.[21] He played in 2015 with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes and was selected to the mid-season California League all-star team[22] as well as the post-season all-star team.[23] In 128 games, he hit .264 with 30 homers and 103 RBI.[21] He was given a non-roster invitation to Dodgers spring training in 2016.[24] Bellinger was assigned to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers in the Texas League to start the 2016 season.[25]

His father, Clay Bellinger, played in Major League Baseball (MLB).[26]

Willie Calhoun[edit]

Willie Calhoun
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Willie Calhoun with the AA Tulsa Drillers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Second baseman
Born: (1994-11-04) November 4, 1994 (age 21)
Vallejo, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Willie Lamont Shawn Calhoun (born November 4, 1994) is an American professional baseball second baseman in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Calhoun was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in the 17th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of Benicia High School in Benicia, California.[27] He did not sign and attended the University of Arizona to play college baseball. After one year at Arizona he transferred to Yavapai College.[28] He was then drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the fourth round of the 2015 MLB Draft.[29] He made his professional debut with the Ogden Raptors and was later promoted to the Great Lakes Loons and Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.[30][31] To start the 2016 season, he was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League.[32] He was selected as a starter for the mid-season Texas League All-Star game[33] and selected to the U.S. team for the All-Star Futures Game.[34]

Ralston Cash[edit]

Ralston Cash
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Ralston Cash with the AA Tulsa Drillers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1991-08-20) August 20, 1991 (age 24)
Cornelia, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Ralston Alexander Cash (born August 20, 1991) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Cash attended Lakeview Academy in Georgia and was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 2nd round of the 2010 MLB Draft. He played in 2010 for the Ogden Raptors and the Arizona League Dodgers. Major hip surgery ended his season early and caused him to miss the entire 2011 season.[35] He returned to action with the Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League in 2012, where he was 1–6 with a 6.42 ERA in nine games. In 2013, also with Great Lakes, he was 4–3 with a 3.19 ERA in 16 games (eight starts). He transitioned to the bullpen in 2014 where he was in 29 games for the Loons and another six for the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Double-A Southern League. He was 3–1 with a 2.90 ERA combined. In 2015, with the new AA affiliate, the Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League he was 2–6 with a 3.47 ERA in a career high 49 games. After the season, he played for the Glendale Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League and was named to the league's Fall Stars Game.[36] He returned to Tulsa to start the 2016 season.[37]

Ralston Cash is the founder of the "Ralston Cash Foundation". Their mission is to help kids who have lost a parent to cancer in the previous year.

Jharel Cotton[edit]

Jharel Cotton
Los Angeles Dodgers – No. 67
Pitcher
Born: (1992-01-19) January 19, 1992 (age 24)
St. Thomas, Virgin Islands
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jharel Leandre Cotton (born January 19, 1992) is a professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Cotton played college baseball at Miami Dade College in 2010 and 2011. After he was not taken in the 2010 Major League Baseball Draft, the Los Angeles Dodgers offered him a contract as an undrafted free agent, but he declined the offer and returned to Miami Dade.[38] He was then drafted by the New York Mets in the 28th round of the 2011 MLB Draft, but did not sign and transferred to East Carolina University.[39]

After one year at East Carolina, Cotton was drafted by the Dodgers in the 20th round of the 2012 MLB Draft.[40][41] He signed this time and made his professional debut with the Ogden Raptors. Cotton spent 2013 with the Great Lakes Loons, Rancho Cucamonga Quakes and Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts.[42] Cotton missed the first two months of the 2015 season, recovering from a broken left wrist.[43] He pitched in one game for the Great Lakes and four for Rancho Cucamonga before being promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers. In late August, he was promoted to the AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers and tried out for a potential bullpen callup to Los Angeles.[44] Between the four levels he appeared in 21 games (with 11 starts) and was 6–2 with a 2.45 ERA.[45] The Dodgers added Cotton to their 40-man roster after the season.[46] He begin 2016 in the starting rotation for the AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers and was selected to participate for the world team at the 2016 All-Star Futures Game.[47] During the game, Cotton only faced one batter, throwing merely three pitches against Phillies outfielder Dylan Cozens. However, Cozens flied out, paving the way for Cotton to pick up the win after teammate Yoan Moncada hit a game-winning Home Run for the World Team. [48] His brother, Jamaine Cotton, pitched in the Houston Astros organization from 2010 to 2014.[49][50]

Chase De Jong[edit]

Chase De Jong
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1993-12-29) December 29, 1993 (age 22)
Long Beach, California
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Chase Louis De Jong (born December 29, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

De Jong played for Woodrow Wilson High School, and was drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2nd round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft.[51] After signing for a bonus of $620,300,[52] De Jong was assigned to the Gulf Coast League Blue Jays and made 6 relief appearances for the team, posting a 1–0 record with a 1.50 earned run average and 15 strikeouts over 12 innings, with only 1 walk.[53] He was promoted to the Bluefield Blue Jays prior to the start of the 2013 season, and made 13 appearances for the team, 10 of which were starts. In 2013, De Jong posted a 2–3 record with an ERA of 3.05 and 66 strikeouts over 56 innings pitched.[53] In 2014 he was promoted to the Class-A Lansing Lugnuts.[52] De Jong made 23 appearances for Lansing in 2014, 21 of which were starts, and compiled a record of 1–6 with a 4.82 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 97 innings pitched.[53]

De Jong started the 2015 season in Lansing, making 14 starts and posting a 7–4 record, 3.13 ERA, and 77 strikeouts in 8613 innings.[53] He was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on July 2, 2015 for cash.[54] In 11 appearances (10 starts) for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes he was 4–3 with a 4.86 ERA.[53] He struck out six in six innings for the Quakes in the opening game of the California League championship series.[55] The Dodgers invited him to major league spring training in 2016.[56] To start the 2016 season, he was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League,[57] where he was selected to the mid-season al-star team.[58]

He is the cousin of former Blue Jays pitcher Jordan De Jong.[52]

Yusniel Díaz[edit]

Yusniel Díaz
Los Angeles Dodgers
Outfielder
Born: (1996-10-07) October 7, 1996 (age 19)
Havana, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Yusniel Efrain (Hechavarria) Díaz (born October 7, 1996) is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Díaz played for the Industriales of the Cuban National Series and hit .348/.448/.440 over 65 games as a rookie.[59] He was the favorite to win the Cuban National Series Rookie of the Year Award, but defected before the award was given out.[60]

Díaz signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers in November 2015.[61] The Dodgers assigned him to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the Advanced Class-A California League to begin his professional career.[62]

O'Koyea Dickson[edit]

O'Koyea Dickson
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Dickson with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
First Baseman
Born: (1990-02-09) February 9, 1990 (age 26)
San Francisco, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

O'Koyea Dickson (born February 9, 1990) is an American professional baseball player in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Dickson is a graduate of George Washington High School in San Francisco, where he was the Player of the Year in 2008.[63] As a sophomore at George Washington High, playing in the city championship game, he became the first high school player to hit a homerun in AT&T Park. He hit a ground rule double his next at-bat. [64]

Dickson attended College of San Mateo, where he was an All-American as a sophomore and helped lead his team to consecutive league titles.[65] For his junior year, he transferred to Sonoma State University. He led the California Collegiate Athletic Association in runs scored and helped take his team to the NCAA Division II Baseball Championship.[66]

He was drafted by the Dodgers in the 12th round of the 2011 MLB Draft.[67] He spent 2011 with the Ogden Raptors and 2012 with the Great Lakes Loons.[67] He hit .280 with 15 homers and 88 RBI in 2013 with the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League.[67] In 2014 he played with the AA Chattanooga Lookouts of the Southern League, where he hit .269 with 17 homers and 73 RBI[67] and scored an invite to spring training for 2015. He was assigned to the AAA Oklahoma City Dodgers.[68] He appeared in 117 games and hit .262 with 12 homers and 50 RBI.[67]

Kyle Farmer[edit]

Kyle Farmer
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Farmer with the Los Angeles Dodgers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Catcher
Born: (1990-08-17) August 17, 1990 (age 25)
Atlanta, Georgia
Bats: Right Throws: Right

James Kyle Farmer is an American professional baseball catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Farmer graduated from the Marist School in Atlanta, Georgia, where he played baseball and football. While at Marist, he made a cameo appearance as the high school quarterback in the movie The Blind Side.[69] During his collegiate baseball career at the University of Georgia, Farmer played shortstop, hitting for a .308 batting average and recording .968 fielding percentage, a UGA record for the shortstop position.[70] He was drafted by the New York Yankees in the 35th round of the 2012 MLB Draft but did not sign and then was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 8th round of the 2013 MLB Draft and signed.[71][72]

He made his professional debut with the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer League in 2013 and then was promoted to the Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League in 2014.[73] After 57 games with Great Lakes where he hit .310 he was promoted again to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League, where he hit .238 in 36 games.[74] He began 2015 with the Quakes, where he was selected to the mid-season All-Star team.[75] He did not play in the game due to his subsequent promotion to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League. Farmer was selected to represent the Dodgers organization at the All-Star Futures Game in 2015.[76] He played in 76 games for Tulsa and hit .272.[73] He returned to Tulsa to start the 2016 season[77] and was selected to the mid-season all-star game.[78]

Pablo Fernández[edit]

This name uses Spanish naming customs: the first or paternal family name is Fernández and the second or maternal family name is Rojas.
Pablo Fernández
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1989-08-05) August 5, 1989 (age 26)
Holguin, Cuba
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Pablo Millán Fernández Rojas is a Cuban baseball pitcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Fernández played for Holguín of the Cuban National Series as a relief pitcher.[79] He defected from Cuba in July 2014,[80] and agreed to sign with the Los Angeles Dodgers in March 2015 for a reported $8 million signing bonus.[79] A formal signing was held up as he awaited a visa to travel to the United States and take his physical, which was finally approved on May 11.[81] he officially signed with the Dodgers on May 19.[82] He pitched in 10 games in the Dodgers farm system in 2015, (with the Arizona League Dodgers, Great Lakes Loons and Rancho Cucamonga Quakes) and was 3–2 with a 3.92 ERA.[83]

Fernandez underwent Tommy John surgery on May 12, 2016, causing him to miss the entire 2016 season.[84]

Paul Hoenecke[edit]

Paul Hoenecke
Los Angeles Dodgers
First baseman / Catcher
Born: (1990-06-08) June 8, 1990 (age 26)
Kewaskum, Wisconsin
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Paul Andrew Hoenecke (/heneki/; born July 8, 1990) is an American professional baseball infielder and catcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Hoenecke was drafted by the Detroit Tigers, at the age of 17, in the 42nd round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft but did not sign. He attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee to play for the Milwaukee Panthers baseball team in the NCAA Division 1 Horizon League. With the Panthers, Hoenecke played infield and, in his senior year, played catcher. Hoenecke finished four years of play with a .301 batting average in 211 games.[85]

Hoenecke was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 24th round of the 2012 Major League Baseball draft. He made his professional debut on June 21, 2012 with the Arizona League Dodgers. In the game, Hoenecke went four for five with a home run and four RBIs while playing left field against the Arizona League Brewers.

In four years of playing Minor League Baseball, Hoenecke has played for the Arizona League Dodgers, the Pioneer League Ogden Raptors, the Midwest League Great Lakes Loons, the California League Rancho Cucamonga Quakes and the Texas League Tulsa Drillers. With those five teams, Hoenecke has record a hitting line of .275/.329/.454 with 34 home runs in 337 games.[86]

2x MiLB Organization All-Star[87]

Paul Hoenecke is from Kewaskum, WI and is the son of Andrew and Shelly Hoenecke. He is a descendant of 18th and 19th century German mathematician, Carl Friedrich Gauss.[88]

Jeremy Kehrt[edit]

Jeremy Kehrt
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Jeremy Kehrt with the AA Tulsa Drillers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1985-12-21) December 21, 1985 (age 30)
Plainfield, Indiana
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jeremy Kehrt (born December 21, 1985) is a pitcher who plays in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Listed at 6' 2", 190 lb., he bats and throws right handed.

Kehrt was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 47th round of the 2008 MLB Draft out of University of Southern Indiana. He is very confident on the mound and can be best described as a finesse pitcher with a very good control who attacks hitters. He throws his four-seam fastball comfortably in the 91 mph range and can even touch 93 mph. His two-seam fastball sits around 87–88 mph with a harder tail than his four-seam, which also mixes in a mid-80s splitter with nice sink and a 77–80 mph slider, giving him four pitches that he will use to work hitters and keep them off balance.[89] Kehrt opened 2014 at Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox. On August 10, 2014, he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers and assigned to Double-A Chattanooga Lookouts. He was assigned to the AA Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League to start the 2015 season[90] and was named to the mid-season All-Star team.[91] He made 22 starts for Tulsa and was 7–8 with a 4.14 ERA.[92] He returned to Tulsa to start the 2016 season.[93]

Gavin Lux[edit]

Gavin Lux
Los Angeles Dodgers
Shortstop
Born: (1997-11-23) November 23, 1997 (age 18)
Kenosha, Wisconsin
Bats: Left Throws: Right

Gavin Lux is a professional baseball shortstop for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He played high school baseball for Indian Trail High School and Academy in Kenosha, Wisconsin and was selected in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft by the Dodgers. His uncle is Augie Schmidt.

Lux was one of the top fifty high school prospects heading into the 2016 draft.[94] He won the 2016 Wisconsin baseball Gatorade Player of the Year awards and Holy Rosary Sports Night Male Athlete of the Year Award in high school.[95][96] He had committed to Arizona State University[97][98] but was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first round, 20th pick, of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft.[99]

Om June 16, 2016, Lux signed with the Dodgers for a $2.31 million signing bonus.[100] The Dodgers assigned him to the Arizona League Dodgers to begin his professional career.[101]

Tyler Ogle[edit]

Tyler Ogle
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Los Angeles Dodgers
Catcher / First Baseman
Born: (1990-08-09) August 9, 1990 (age 25)
Portland, Maine
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Tyler William Ogle (born August 9, 1990 in Portland, Maine) is a minor league baseball first baseman currently in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Prior to playing professionally, he attended Canyon High School and then University of Oklahoma, where – in 2011 – he was named a Big 12 Conference All-Star, a 3rd-Team College All-American and a semi-finalist for the Johnny Bench Award.[102][103]

He was drafted by the Dodgers in the 9th round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft and signed for a bonus of $100,000. After hitting .167 his first professional season, he hit .340 with a .432 on-base percentage and a .590 slugging percentage in 43 games between the AZL Dodgers, Ogden Raptors, Great Lakes Loons and Triple-A Albuquerque Isotopes in 2012.[104] He followed that with a .252/.401/.389 line and a league-leading 96 walks for the Loons in 2013,[104] earning a spot on the Midwest League Mid-Season All-Star team.[105][106] That year, the Dodgers director of player development, DeJon Watson, ranked him among the Loons' top prospects.[107] He played in only 83 games in 2014, posting a .383 on-base percentage for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes. He also spent time as a catcher and a designated hitter.[108] He was selected to the post-season California League all-star team in 2015[109] after he hit .263 in 111 games with 20 home runs and 75 RBI for the Quakes.[104] To start the 2016 season, he was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League.[110]

Jordan Paroubeck[edit]

Jordan Paroubeck
Los Angeles Dodgers
Outfielder
Born: (1994-11-02) November 2, 1994 (age 21)
Berkeley, California
Bats: Switch Throws: Right

Jordan Mark Paroubeck (born November 2, 1994) is an American professional baseball player in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Paroubeck was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the second round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft out of Serra High School in San Mateo, California.[111] He signed with the Padres rather than play college baseball.[112] After not playing in 2013 due to a small labrum tear in his throwing shoulder, Paroubeck made his professional debut in 2014 with the Arizona League Padres.[113]

On April 5, 2015 he was traded, along with Carlos Quentin, Cameron Maybin and Matt Wisler to the Atlanta Braves for Craig Kimbrel and Melvin Upton Jr.[114] On July 2, 2015, he was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers (along with Caleb Dirks) in exchange for an international bonus slot.[115] He split the 2015 season between the Arizona League Dodgers and Ogden Raptors, hitting .331 in 35 games.[116] He was assigned to the Class-A Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League to start the 2016 season.[117]

Jacob Rhame[edit]

Jacob Rhame
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1993-03-16) March 16, 1993 (age 23)
Corinth, Texas
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jacob Alan Rhame (born March 16, 1993) is an American professional baseball pitcher in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Rhame attended John H. Guyer High School in Denton, Texas and committed to the University of Oklahoma to play college baseball.[118] After one year, he was cut from the Oklahoma Sooners baseball team and he transferred to Grayson County College.[119]

Rhame was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the sixth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball Draft.[120] He signed with the Dodgers and made his professional debut with the Ogden Raptors. In 2014, Rhame played for the Great Lakes Loons.[121] He appeared in 51 games and had a 2.01 earned run average (ERA), 90 strikeouts and nine saves over 67 innings.[122] Rhame was assigned to the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League to start the 2015 season.[123] He was later promoted to the AA Tulsa Drillers, where he was 3–3 with a 3.06 ERA in 39 games.[122] The Dodgers invited him to major league spring training in 2016[124] and assigned him to the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers to start the season.[125]

Jacob Scavuzzo[edit]

Jacob Scavuzzo
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Jacob Scavuzzo with the AA Tulsa Drillers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Outfielder
Born: (1994-01-15) January 15, 1994 (age 22)
Orange, California
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jacob L. Scavuzzo (born January 15, 1994) is an American professional baseball outfielder in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Scavuzzo was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 21st round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft out of Villa Park High School in Villa Park, California.[126] He made his professional debut with the Arizona League Dodgers. He played 2013 with the Ogden Raptors, 2014 with Ogden and the Great Lakes Loons and 2015 with Great Lakes and the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.[127] After the 2015 season he played in the Arizona Fall League, where he won the Bowman Hitting Challenge.[128] To start the 2016 season, he was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League[129] where he was selected tothe mid-season all-star game.[130]

Jordan Sheffield[edit]

Jordan Sheffield
Los Angeles Dodgers
Pitcher
Born: (1995-06-01) June 1, 1995 (age 21)
Tullahoma, Tennessee
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Jordan Ladon Sheffield (born June 1, 1995) is an American baseball pitcher. He plays college baseball for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. He played college baseball for Vanderbilt.

Sheffield attended Tullahoma High School in his hometown of Tullahoma, Tennessee. Before graduating, it was discovered that he needed Tommy John surgery, which caused him to fall in the draft.[131] He was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 13th round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, but did not sign and chose to attend Vanderbilt University. After sitting out the 2014 season recovering from surgery, Sheffield made 6 starts and 16 relief appearances for Vanderbilt in 2015. In 60 total innings, he would post a 5–2 win–loss record, 2.85 earned run average (ERA), and 55 strikeouts.[132] Sheffield made 16 starts in the 2016 season, and pitched to an 8–6 record, 3.01 ERA, and 113 strikeouts in 10123 innings.[132]

Heading into the 2016 Major League Baseball draft, Sheffield was ranked as one of the top available players by MLB[133] and he was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the first round (36th pick).[134] He announced on June 25 that he had signed with the Dodgers.[135] Sheffield was assigned to the Rookie-level Ogden Raptors on July 8.

Sheffield's brother, Justus, is a pitcher in the Cleveland Indians organization. His uncle is Gary Sheffield.[131]

Will Smith[edit]

Will Smith
Los Angeles Dodgers
Catcher
Born: (1995-03-28) March 28, 1995 (age 21)
Louisville, Kentucky
Bats: Right Throws: Right

Will Smith (born March 28, 1995) is an American baseball catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.[136] He was drafted by the Dodgers in the first round of the 2016 Major League Baseball Draft out of the University of Louisville.[137] Smith signed on July 17, 2016 for a $1.775 million signing bonus.[138] Smith began his professional career with the Ogden Raptors of the Pioneer Baseball League[139] and was then quickly promoted to the Class-A Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League.[140]

Dian Toscano[edit]

Dian Toscano
Los Angeles Dodgers
Outfielder
Born: (1989-03-09) March 9, 1989 (age 27)
Villa Clara, Cuba
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Dian Toscano Carrera is a Cuban professional baseball outfielder in the Los Angeles Dodgers organization. Prior to joining the Braves, Toscano played in the Cuban National Series for the Naranjas de Villa Clara from 2008 to 2012.

He agreed to terms for a major league contract with the Atlanta Braves on December 8, 2014[141][142] and officially signed the deal on January 28, 2015.[143] The deal paid Toscano $6 million over four years and includes a $1.2 million signing bonus.[144]

Toscano did not arrive in the United States until April 2015.[145][146] Due to visa problems that were not solved until July, he did not play in games at any level during the season and was limited to workouts at the Braves spring training facility, the ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex.[147] He was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers on June 30, 2016, along with Bud Norris, a player to be named later (Alec Grosser), and cash, in exchange for minor league pitchers Caleb Dirks and Philip Pfeifer.[148]

Alex Verdugo[edit]

Alex Verdugo
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Alex Verdugo with the AA Tulsa Drillers
Los Angeles Dodgers
Outfielder
Born: (1996-05-15) May 15, 1996 (age 20)
Tucson, Arizona
Bats: Left Throws: Left

Alex Brady Verdugo (born May 15, 1996 in Tucson, Arizona) is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers organization.

Verdugo attended Sahuaro High School and was drafted in the 2nd round of the 2014 MLB Draft by the Dodgers. In 49 games for the Arizona League Dodgers he hit .347[149] and was awarded with post-season Arizona League All-Star honors and Baseball America Rookie league all-star honors. He was assigned to the Class-A Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League to start 2015.[150] He was selected to the post-season all-star team[151] after he hit .295 in 101 games.[149] Verdugo also received a late season promotion to the Advanced-Class A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes of the California League[152] where he played in 23 games and hit .385.[149] He also hit for the cycle in a game against the Lancaster Jethawks on August 27.[153] He was named the organizations minor league player of the year.[154] To start the 2016 season, he was promoted to the Double-A Tulsa Drillers of the Texas League,[155] where he was selected as a starter for the mid-season all-star game.[156]

Full Triple-A to Rookie League rosters[edit]

Below are the rosters of the minor league affiliates of the Los Angeles Dodgers

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Double-A[edit]

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Class A-Advanced[edit]

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Pitchers

  • 33 Brett Anderson #
  • 50 Isaac Anderson
  • 13 Tommy Bergjans
  • 48 Adam Bray
  • 21 Kevin Brown
  • 22 Alex Burgos
  •  3 Corey Copping
  • 25 Luis De Paula §
  • -- Pablo Fernández Injury icon 2.svg
  • 34 Felipe Gonzalez
  • -- Alec Grosser Injury icon 2.svg
  • 14 Grant Holmes
  • 37 Kyle Hooper Injury icon 2.svg
  • -- Karch Kowalczyk Injury icon 2.svg
  • 41 David Reid-Foley
  • 33 Bubby Rossman Injury icon 2.svg
  • 27 Josh Sborz
  • 19 Yaisel Sierra
  • 30 Andrew Sopko
  • 40 Derrick Sylvester Injury icon 2.svg

Catchers

  •  8 Garrett Kennedy
  • 43 Julian Leon
  • 23 Spencer Navin Injury icon 2.svg

Infielders

  • 12 Michael Ahmed
  •  5 Matt Beaty
  •  9 Erick Mejia
  • 24 Noah Perio
  • 15 Brandon Trinkwon

Outfielders

Manager

  •  7 Drew Saylor

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Great Lakes Loons roster
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Pitchers

  • 33 Imani Abdullah
  • 36 Yadier Álvarez
  • 41 Brian Bass
  • 11 Michael Boyle Injury icon 2.svg
  • 52 Caleb Ferguson
  • 22 Angel German
  • 24 Victor Gonzalez
  •  1 Garrett Harrison Injury icon 2.svg
  • 23 Alexander Hermeling
  •  7 Wes Helsabeck
  • -- Jeff Paschke Injury icon 2.svg
  • 45 Gavin Pittore
  • 16 Chris Powell Injury icon 2.svg
  • 19 Dennis Santana
  • 29 Shea Spitzbarth
  • -- J. D. Underwood ‡
  • 43 Ivan Vieitez
  • 27 Mitchell White

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Infielders

  •  3 Brendon Davis
  • -- Nick Dean Injury icon 2.svg
  •  6 Omar Estevez
  •  5 Cristian Gomez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 40 Matt Jones
  • 16 Zach McKinstry
  • 50 Erick Meza

Outfielders

  • 46 Deivy Castillo Injury icon 2.svg
  • 14 Gage Green
  •  1 Saige Jenco
  •  9 Logan Landon
  •  8 Luke Raley
  • 10 Darien Tubbs

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Advanced Rookie[edit]

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Pitchers

  • -- Oscar Arzaga
  • 45 Johan Diaz
  • -- Carlos Felix Injury icon 2.svg
  • 34 Roberth Fernandez
  • 35 Austin French
  • 10 Tony Gonsolin
  • 38 Jorge Gonzalez
  • 16 Andrew Istler
  • 30 Josh Kimborowicz
  • 12 Dean Kremer
  • 56 Nolan Long
  • 18 Rob McDonnell
  • 37 Gregor Mora
  • 28 Dillon Moyer
  • 11 Jairo Pacheco
  • 44 Bernardo Reyes
  • -- Hector Rodriguez Injury icon 2.svg
  • 17 Jose Santos
  • 28 Sven Schuller
  • 50 William Soto
  • 52 Miguel Urena
  • 55 MJ Villegas

Catchers

  • 15 Luis Paz
  • 13 Gersel Pitre
  • 31 Keibert Ruiz

Infielders

  • 23 Brock Carpenter
  • 54 Ibandel Isabel
  • 18 Brandon Montgomery
  •  6 Moises Perez
  •  9 Errol Robinson
  • 41 Jared Walker

Outfielders

Manager

  •  5 Shaun Larkin

Coaches

  • 48 Don Alexander (pitching)
  • 33 Austin Chubb (hitting)
  • 40 Pedro Guerrero (coach)




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Arizona League Dodgers roster
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Pitchers

  • 33 A. J. Alexy
  • 37 Brandon Beachy #
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  • 30 James Carter
  • 64 Saul Castellanos
  • 57 Francis Cespedes
  • 51 Leonardo Crawford
  • 66 Logan Crouse
  • 50 Melvyn Forbes Injury icon 2.svg
  • 54 Misja Harcksen
  • 21 Kevin Malisheski
  • 41 Chris Mathewson
  • 23 Dustin May
  • -- Lenix Osuna Injury icon 2.svg
  • 37 Adalberto Pena
  • 59 Osiris Ramirez
  • 48 Josh Ravin #
  • 31 Rob Rogers #
  • 71 Andre Scrubb
  • 43 Gregorio Sequera
  • 58 Jordan Sheffield
  • 28 Devin Smeltzer
  • -- Joel Toribio Injury icon 2.svg
  • 34 Kam Uter

Catchers

  • 65 Steve Berman
  • -- Daniel Canellas Injury icon 2.svg
  • 15 Hendrik Clementina
  • 10 Ramon Rodriguez
  • 11 Brant Whiting

Infielders

  • 16 Carlos Aquino
  • 55 Dylan Cook
  • -- Kevin Lachance Injury icon 2.svg
  • 13 Gavin Lux
  • -- Damaso Marte, Jr. ‡
  •  8 Samuel Ortiz
  • 27 Cristian Santana
  •  5 Jeffrey Souffront

Outfielders

  • 17 Shakir Albert
  • 35 Andres Ayon
  • 22 Romer Cuadrado
  •  6 Michael Medina
  • -- Brayan Morales Injury icon 2.svg
  •  3 Carlos Mosquera
  • 14 Carlos Rincon
  • 44 Nick Yarnall

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Foreign Rookie[edit]

DSL Dodgers 1 roster
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Pitchers

  • 49 Carlos Alejo
  • 37 Yeison Cespedes
  • 33 Jose Chacin
  • 57 Celis Flames
  • 11 Max Gooding
  • 54 Mervin Jimenez
  • 71 Felix Lacen
  • 67 Dawlyn Lantigua
  • 48 Julio Lugo
  • 34 Emmanuel Marcano
  • -- Santos Mateo
  • -- Sebastian Martinez ‡
  • 59 Juan Morillo
  • 45 Edward Perez
  • -- William Pozo
  • 66 Ramon Rosso
  • 51 Elio Serrano
  • 55 Alfredo Tavarez
  • 46 Jesus Vargaz

Catchers

  • 82 Marcos Hernandez
  • 10 Alvari Rubi
  • 74 Ronald Valenzuela
  • 84 Juan Zabala

Infielders

  •  5 Luis Asencio
  • 41 Ronny Brito
  • 31 Oneil Cruz
  • 52 Mike Loaisiga
  • 40 Edwin Reyes
  • 30 Luis Rodriguez

Outfielders

  • 18 Pascal Amon
  • 44 Kevin Aponte
  •  9 Starling Heredia
  • 17 Daniel Padilla

Manager

  • Sergio Mendez

Coaches

  • Luis Meza (pitching)
  • Humberto Miranda (hitting)




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Pitchers

  • 33 Jasiel Alvino
  • 34 Raul Ascanio
  • 63 Leowis Blanco
  • -- Bryan Castillo
  • -- Jeronimo Castro
  • -- Esmerlyn Cespedes
  • -- Jose Hernandez
  • 31 Juan Herrera
  • -- Confesor Inoa
  • 36 Johan Mena
  • 61 Orlandy Navarro
  •  8 Ronald Parra
  • 60 Luis Pasen
  • 34 Rawel Peralta
  • 59 Oliver Polanco
  • -- Yariel Puello
  • 55 Algenis Soto
  • 40 Edwin Uceta
  • 66 Andres Urbina

Catchers

  •  7 Jair Camargo
  •  9 Gervin Ramones

Infielders

  • 22 Aldo Espinoza
  • 27 Alberto Estrella
  • 18 Sauryn Lao
  • 17 Maikel Pineda
  • 11 Mervin Romero
  • 12 Lucas Tirado
  • 10 Leonel Valera

Outfielders

  • 23 Jhoan Calderon
  • 16 Federico Giordani
  • 14 Rolando Lebron
  • 13 Felix Osorio
  • 26 Frank Sanchez

Manager

  • Roberto Giron

Coaches

  • Antonio Bautista (hitting)
  • Roberto Giron (pitching)




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Minor-League Coordinators[edit]

  • Field Coordinator: Clayton McCullough
  • Hitting Coordinator: Damon Mashore
  • Catching Coordinator: Travis Barbary
  • Pitching Coordinator: Rick Knapp
  • Infield Coordinator: Vacant
  • Outfield/Baserunning Coordinator: Brady Clark
  • Assistant Hitting Coordinator: Todd Takayoshi
  • Lower-level Pitching Rover: Kremlin Martinez

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