Pitcher Grant Holmes, the Dodgers’ first-round pick in the 2014 draft, has been invited to the upcoming Fall Instructional League. (Getty Images)
The Dodgers have invited 60 minor league prospects to their annual Fall Instructional League, which begins next week at Camelback Ranch in Glendale, Arizona.
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Colleague J.J. Fiddler talked to Brendon Davis, the Lakewood High School infielder whom the Dodgers selected in the fifth round of the amateur draft earlier today. Davis has committed to Cal State Fullerton but sounded willing to break the commitment to sign with the Dodgers:
If Davis and [advisor Lenny] Strelitz get the offer they expect, Davis could be wearing his hometown colors by the end of the week.
“It’s a tough decision,” Davis said. “I was never worried about what round I was selected in, it was all about what the Dodgers wanted to do. Cal State Fullerton is a great school and they’re headed to the NCAA College World Series again, but its a dream come true to be taken by my hometown team.”
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The Dodgers took seven players in Day 2 of the amateur draft Tuesday, one each in rounds four through 10.
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