Dodgers minor league news
An extensive overview of the entire minor league system of the Los Angeles Dodgers, including news and notes from the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers, the Double-A Tulsa Drillers, the High-A Great Lakes Loons, the Low-A Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, plus the rookie league teams in Arizona and the Dominican Republic.
A look at the final Arizona Fall League stats for various Dodgers prospects, including standout performances by Ronan Kopp, Ben Casparius, and Yeiner Fernandez. Plus a look at a pair of minor league free agents who excelled for Double-A Tulsa in 2023.
A look at the list of Dodgers minor league free agents, including infielder Yonny Hernández and pitcher Tyler Cyr, who played briefly in the majors in 2023, and pitcher Ricky Vanasco, who impressed down the stretch in Double-A and Triple-A.
Dodgers minor league pitchers Ronan Kopp and Kendall Williams are on the National League roster for the Fall Stars Game in the Arizona Fall League on Sunday night at Sloan Park in Mesa.
The Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers swept Round Rock in two games to win the Pacific Coast League championship, the first title for OKC since 1996. Gavin Stone struck out 10 and was backed by home runs by Jonny DeLuca and Michael Busch.
Big games by center fielder Drew Avans and pitcher Kyle Hurt led the Triple-A Oklahoma City Dodgers to a Game 1 win over Round Rock in the Pacific Coast League championship series.
Maddux Bruns (Great Lakes) and Chris Campos (Rancho Cucamonga) both pitched great games to keep their team’s season alive on Thursday in the Dodgers minors.
Minor league playoffs started for Dodgers affiliates in Great Lakes and Rancho Cucamonga, but both lost in Game 1. Elsewhere, Miguel Vargas homered for Oklahoma City, and Jake Marisnick started a rehab assignment in Triple-A.
No games on Monday in the Dodgers minor leagues, but Kyle Hurt and Jake Gelof won player of the week awards. Plus a look at some league leaders in High-A and Low-A, including Dalton Rushing, Thayron Liranzo, Taylor Young, and Justin Wrobleski.
A recap of Sunday in the Dodgers minor leagues, including Joe Kelly finishing up his rehab assignment and the end of the regular season for playoff-bound Great Lakes (High-A) and Rancho Cucamonga (Low-A).
Thayron Liranzo, the Dodgers’ 20-year-old catcher, homered on Saturday and will lead the California League this season in home runs, slugging percentage, OPS, extra-base hits, and total bases.
Jorbit Vivas hit for the cycle. Dodgers pitcher Michael Grove started a rehab assignment. And Thursday saw strong pitching performances from Kyle Hurt, River Ryan, and Jerming Rosario.
J.D. Martinez continued his rehab assignment with a three-run double for Triple-A Oklahoma City. Dalton Rushing hit his sixth home run in nine games for High-A Great Lakes. And 18-year-old Josue De Paula had three hits and scored three runs for Low-A Rancho Cucamonga.
Dodgers designated hitter J.D. Martinez started a rehab assignment with Oklahoma City on Tuesday. Elsewhere in the minors, an award for Gavin Stone, a grand slam for Jake Gelof, plus excellent pitching performances by Jared Karros, Peter Heubeck, and Christian Romero.
Three full-season Dodgers minor league affiliates are in the postseason this year, with High-A Great Lakes and Low-A Rancho Cucamonga beginning their playoff schedules on Tuesday, September 12. Here’s a look at the postseason schedule and dates.
Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler appeared in his first game in 451 days, on a rehab assignment for Triple-A Oklahoma City. He was followed by six scoreless innings by Gavin Stone. In Double-A Tulsa, Ben Casparius impressed on the mound as well.
Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler retired all six batters he faced in a rehab start for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Sunday, his first game action since June 2022, before undergoing Tommy John surgery and flexor tendon repair in August 2022.
Highlights in the Dodgers minor leagues for Saturday, including Jonny DeLuca and Miguel Vargas doing well for Oklahoma City, and 20-year-old Roque Gutierrez stellar on the mound for Rancho Cucamonga.
A recap of the Dodgers minor leagues for Thursday.
Jared Karros struck out six in five strong innings in his first game since getting promoted to High-A Great Lakes, backed by another home run by Dalton Rushing, the Dodgers’ top prospect. In Double-A Tulsa, Yusniel Díaz homered again, continuing his red-hot August.
Kolten Wong had hit and hit in three games in Triple-A. 18-year-old outfielders Kendall George and Josue De Paula thrived in Low-A. Also, injured Dodgers veteran pitchers Blake Treinen and Jimmy Nelson continued their minor league rehab with Oklahoma City.
Dodgers pitcher Nick Frasso pitched six scoreless innings in his Triple-A debut for Oklahoma City. Yusniel Díaz had a career-high five hits, including two home runs for Double-A Tulsa, and is hitting over .400 in August.