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2017 top Dodgers prospects

Everything related to the Dodgers top minor league prospects heading into the 2017 season.

Dodgers midseason Top 20 prospects

Here is a midseason update of the Dodgers’ top prospect list, now headed by right-handed pitcher Walker Buehler.

Ranking Dodgers prospects as potential trade chips

A different look at the top 20 Dodgers prospects for 2017, this time ranking them by potential trade value.

2017 Dodgers top 30 prospects list

The full list of top 30 Dodgers prospects heading into 2017, with links to profiles and more information on each player.

2017 No. 6 prospect, Andrew Toles

Andrew Toles still has rookie status, so we added him back in to our prospect rankings. He checks in as the Dodgers’ No. 6 prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 1 prospect, Cody Bellinger

The Dodgers first baseman of the future is Cody Bellinger, who can also play the outfield and will likely make an impact on the major league team in 2017. He checks in as the top prospect in the organization.

2017 No. 3 prospect, Yadier Alvarez 

After showing electric stuff and shining in his professional debut in 2016, right-handed pitcher Yadier Alvarez checks in as the Dodgers’ No. 3 prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 4 prospect, Walker Buehler

After recovering from Tommy John surgery, Dodgers 2015 first-round pick is back and ready to display some of that promise. He ranks as the club’s fourth-ranked prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 5 prospect, Alex Verdugo

Alex Verdugo, the Dodgers’ second-round pick in 2014, had a solid season patrolling center field for Double-A Tulsa as one of the youngest players in the Texas League in 2016. He checks in as the Dodgers’ fifth-rated prospect heading into 2017.

Top 100 lists out from Baseball America & Baseball Prospectus

Cody Bellinger and Yadier Alvarez topped the Dodgers on national top prospect lists from Baseball America and Baseball Prospectus.

2017 No. 6 prospect, Brock Stewart

After starting 2016 in Class-A Rancho Cucamonga and reaching the majors, Dodgers pitcher Brock Stewart checks in as the club’s sixth-ranked prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 7 prospect, Willie Calhoun

Willie Calhoun crushed 27 home runs in his first full pro season in 2016 as one of the youngest players in the Texas League. His bat is destined for a major league lineup, but will he find a defensive position in the majors? Here is his prospect profile heading into 2017.

2017 No. 8 prospect, Gavin Lux

Gavin Lux, the Dodgers’ first-round draft pick in 2016 out of high school in Wisconsin, checks in as the club’s No. 8 prospect heading into 2017 after making his pro debut.

ESPN, MLB.com reveal top 100 prospect lists

A look at the top 100 prospect lists from both Keith Law of ESPN and Jonathan Mayo and Jim Callis of MLB.com, and the various Dodgers in the rankings.

2017 No. 9 prospect, Imani Abdullah

Imani Abdullah, the Dodgers’ 11th round pick in 2015 out of high school in San Diego, struck out 59 in 72 innings with a 3.61 ERA in 16 starts for Class-A Great Lakes in 2016.

2017 No. 10 prospect, Mitchell White

Dodgers second-round pick Mitchell White out of Santa Clara allowed only one unearned run in 22 professional innings in his pro debut in 2016. His first appearance on the Dodgers’ prospect list is as the 10th-best prospect in the organization.

What the Dodgers gave up in Jose De Leon

Jose De Leon would have ranked No. 2 on David Hood’s 2017 Dodgers prospect list, before he was traded to the Rays for Logan Forsythe.

Baseball Prospectus 2017 top Dodgers prospects

A look at the top 10 Dodgers prospects as chosen by Baseball Prospectus.

2017 No. 11 prospect, Ariel Sandoval

Outfielder Ariel Sanodval was raw but showed promise in 2016, his first year in full-season affiliate baseball, and checks in as the 11th-ranked Dodgers prospect heading into 2017.

Baseball America 2017 top 10 Dodgers prospects

Here are the top 10 Dodgers prospects for 2017 as ranked by Baseball America, led by first baseman and outfielder Cody Bellinger.

2017 No. 12 prospect, Edwin Rios

Edwin Rios, the Dodgers’ sixth-round pick in 2015, hit 27 home runs across 3 minor league levels in 2016 and is rated as the Dodgers’ 12th-best prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 13 prospect, Josh Sborz

Right-handed pitcher Josh Sborz was drafted in 2015 and after a strong full season in the California League in 2016 has moved up the Dodgers prospect list to No. 13 overall in the system heading into 2017.

2017 No. 14 prospect, Will Smith

The Dodgers drafted catcher Will Smith out of Louisville with the 32nd overall pick in the 2016 draft, the compensatory pick for losing Zack Greinke. Smith checks in as the club’s 14th-best prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 15 prospect, Jordan Sheffield

Jordan Sheffield was the third Vanderbilt pitcher drafted by the Dodgers in the last two years, and the 2016 No. 36 overall pick checks in as the club’s 15th-best prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 16 prospect, Mitchell Hansen

Outfielder Mitchell Hansen, the Dodgers’ second-round pick in 2015, is the Dodgers’ 16th-ranked prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 17 prospect, Trevor Oaks

Trevor Oaks, drafted by the Dodgers in the seventh round in 2014, led Dodgers minor leaguers in innings in 2016, and checks in as the No. 17 Dodgers prospect heading into 2017.

2017 No. 18 prospect, Johan Mieses

Dominican outfielder Johan Mieses hit more home runs than any other player in the Dodgers organization in 2016, and checks in as the team’s 18th-ranked prospect heading into his age-21 season in 2017.

2017 No. 19 prospect, Yusniel Diaz

Cuban outfielder Yusniel Diaz made his U.S. pro debut in 2016 in the California League at 19.

Dodgers 2017 top prospects: 21-25

Three pitchers, a catcher, and a middle infielder comprise the 2017 top Dodgers prospects Nos. 21-25, as ranked by our own David Hood.

Dodgers 2017 top prospects: 26-30

Up next on the 2017 Dodgers prospect list: the 26-30th players on the list.

Dodgers 2017 top prospects: 31-68

The Dodgers have several notable prospects outside their top 30. Here is a first glimpse at the top 68 prospects heading into 2017, with Nos. 31-68.

2017 top Dodgers prospects: An overview

The rhyme and reason behind the prospect rankings for the Dodgers heading into the 2017 season.

Alvarez leads FanGraphs top Dodgers prospects list

The 2017 top prospects list for the Dodgers from FanGraphs is headlined by pitcher Yadier Alvarez and first baseman Cody Bellinger.