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.
PHOENIX, Ariz. — Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi said that the front office will meet this spring to discuss ’ 2015 workload. Julio Urias
The 18-year-old pitcher threw 87 ⅔ innings at Single-A Rancho Cucamonga last year.
“It’s just going to be using his total innings last year as a foundation and then building off that — not just regular season but even camp,” Zaidi said. “In general, you don’t want a guy’s innings to jump by more than 20 to 50 innings.”
So, somewhere between 107 ⅔ and 137 ⅔ innings then, right?
Julio Urias, 18, is fourth on FanGraphs’ list of the top 200 prospects in baseball. (Associated Press photo)
continue to lay waste to the 2015 prospect rankings.
In the latest glorified opinion, Urias is fourth, Seager is sixth, and Pederson 11th on
FanGraphs’ Top 200 prospect list. Right-handed pitcher , the Dodgers’ first-round pick out of high school last year, is 89th. Grant Holmes , whom the Dodgers traded to the Angels to acquire Andrew Heaney , is 50th. Howie Kendrick
and outfielder Chris Anderson also made the list but were not ranked (players 143-200 were not assigned a specific numerical ranking). Alex Verdugo
For Urias, Seager and Pederson, it’s time to play baseball.
The Sporting News, Baseball Prospectus and MLB.com all ranked the three prospects similarly high on their lists. (BaseballAmerica.com, we’re waiting.) All of this makes their arrival in major-league camp one of the top storylines of spring training — which I wrote about over the weekend.
well– documented trend in 2015 Prospect Ranking Season, BaseballProspectus.com ranked (7), Corey Seager (10) and Julio Urias (18) among its top 100 prospects. Joc Pederson
The only other Dodger on BP’s list is pitcher
, who debuts at number 79. Grant Holmes
We’ve read enough prospect-ranking lists lately to declare late January/early February its own “season.”
Prospect ranking season.
This might be the end of prospect ranking season. At the very least, we’re close.
DodgersDigest.com released its list of the organization’s top 10 prospects. Click on over for the details; here’s the list of 10:
9. Scott Schebler
8. Zach Lee
7. Alex Verdugo
6. Jose De Leon
5. Chris Anderson
4. Grant Holmes
3. Joc Pederson
2. Julio Urias
1. Corey Seager
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