Dodgers prospects Jacob Scavuzzo and Ralston Cash were on display on MLB Network in the Arizona Fall League Fall Stars Game on Saturday night.
Cash pitched the eighth inning, retiring two of his three batters faced. He struck out Twins catcher Mitch Garver and Clint Frazier of the Indians, with a ground ball single by Daniel Robertson of the Rays in between.
Scavuzzo started in left field for the West Division and batted seventh. He went 0-for-2, striking out on four pitches against A's left-hander Sean Manaea in the second inning, then flew out to right field against Rockies lefty Kyle Freeland in the fourth inning.
Scavuzzo played five innings in left field.
Both Cash and Scavuzzo were managed by Class-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes manager Bill Haselman.
Scavuzzo didn't make the Fall Stars Game West Division roster initially, falling short in the "Final Vote" for the final West roster spot, but was named on Friday as a replacement for Orioles outfielder Mike Yastrzemski.
In the week leading up to the game, Scavuzzo was 5-for-14 (.357), including a home run on Friday against Mesa, his third in 10 games in the Arizona Fall League.
Cash pitched in one other game this week, allowing three runs in his one inning on Wednesday on the road against Surprise. He walked two batters ahead of Yankees outfielder Dustin Fowler, who took him deep for a three-run home run.
Farmer showing versatility
Kyle Farmer was an infielder in his four years at the University of Georgia, but the Dodgers drafted him in the eighth round in 2013 to be a catcher. But he's mixing in some time at third base as well, playing third on Tuesday for the second time in the AFL, along with his Oct. 27 game.
"I love playing third base, being a college infielder, so it gets me back to my glory days, I guess you can say. It's a lot of fun, and it takes a toll off my body too. I guess playing third base is kind of my day off," Farmer told Spencer Fordin of MLB.com on Friday. "But I don't like too many days off. Wherever I am on the lineup card, that's where I'll play."
At the plate this week, Farmer was 5-for-14 (.385), including a home run and four RBI on Friday against Mesa.
Farmer in 2015 started 78 games at catcher between Class-A Rancho Cucamonga and Double-A Tulsa, but also mixed in 23 starts at third base.
Brandon Dixon was 0-for-7 in his two games, but also drove in a pair of runs on Tuesday at Salt River with two RBI ground outs.
Brandon Trinkwon is a taxi squad player so he only gets to play on Wednesdays and Sundays, but he's making the most of it. In his one game this week, on Wednesday on the road against Surprise, he was 3-for-4 with a double, two RBI and a walk.
Jharel Cotton allowed two runs on four hits on Tuesday at Salt River, striking out three and walking two in his three innings. The right-hander has a 3.38 ERA with 12 strikeouts in 10⅔ innings in four games with Glendale, with a 24-percent strikeout rate. Cotton is set to start again for Glendale on Monday night at home against Mesa.
Rog Rogers pitched a scoreless inning on Tuesday at Salt River, then allowed three runs in an inning on Friday against Mesa. He struck out three in two innings for the week.
Michael Johnson pitched a scoreless inning on Thursday against Surprise, allowing one single.
Scott Barlow, like Trinkwon limited to Wednesdays and Saturdays as a taxi squad member, pitched one scoreless inning on the road against Surprise on Wednesday.
Week 5 schedule
Monday, Nov. 9: vs. Mesa, 5:35 p.m. PT
Tuesday, Nov. 10: at Scottsdale, 5:35 p.m.
Wednesday, Nov. 11: vs. Scottsdale, 2:05 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 12: at Salt River, 5:35 p.m.
Friday, Nov. 13: vs. Peoria, 11:35 a.m.
Saturday, Nov. 14: at Peoria, 1:05 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 15: off