Update: 27 Dodgers prospects will participate in winter development camp.

Jarret Martin

Twenty-seven prospects will invade Dodger Stadium this week for the club’s annual winter development camp. (Associated Press photo)

Eighteen-year-old pitching prospect Julio Urias, who was invited to his first major league spring training last week, will take part in the Dodgers’ winter development camp for prospects this week at Dodger Stadium.

Urias is one of 27 prospects who will take part in this year’s camp, up from 15 a year ago. Earlier today we posted a partial list of four prospects who will take part in the eighth annual camp (Grant Holmes, Jose De Leon, Cody Bellinger, Ryan Scott).

The other 23 participants include pitcher Zach Lee, who also took part in last year’s camp and spent all season at Triple-A. Pitchers Carlos Frias and Daniel Coulombe, who earned their first major league call-ups last September, have also been invited. Another pitcher of note is Ross Stripling, who underwent Tommy John surgery in spring training of last year.

Catcher Austin Barnes, who was acquired in the trade that sent Dee Gordon and Dan Haren to the Miami Marlins, will take part in the camp. So will outfielders Scott Schebler and Darnell Sweeney, who will be in the Dodgers’ major league spring training camp.

Urias isn’t even the youngest invitee. That would be Michael Medina, an outfielder from the Dominican Republic who is 12 days younger than Urias. He finished last season with the Rookie-league AZL Dodgers.

Shortstop prospect Corey Seager, 20, was invited to spring training but was not invited to the camp.

Here’s the full list, via DodgerInsider.com:
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Dodgers prospects Grant Holmes, Jose De Leon en route to Los Angeles for rookie camp.

A partial list of participants in the Dodgers’ rookie development camp was revealed Monday. Sort of.

Catcher Ryan Scott, first baseman Cody Bellinger and pitchers Grant Holmes and Jose De Leon all announced via Twitter that they were flying to Los Angeles and/or participating in the annual camp this week. See below:

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Dodgers sign first-round draft pick Grant Holmes.

The Dodgers signed first-round draft pick Grant Holmes on Tuesday. The pitcher from Conway (South Carolina) High School received less than $2.51 million and more than $2.4 million to sign, well above the $1.98 million slot value for the 22nd overall pick.

Holmes said Monday that his fastball has been clocked between 94 and 96 mph. The 6-foot-1, 215-pounder struck out 82 batters in 40 innings as a senior, posting a 4-1 record with a 0.35 ERA while earning Gatorade South Carolina Player of the Year honors.

Holmes’ mother broke the news on Twitter:

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Dodgers first-round draft pick Grant Holmes learned his curveball on YouTube.

Charisma didn’t seem to be Grant Holmes’ strongsuit yesterday when the teenage pitcher gave his first interview after being drafted 22nd overall by the Dodgers.

According to Logan White, the Dodgers’ director of amateur scouting, Holmes’ strongsuit is his curveball. And you’ll never believe where he learned that curveball: YouTube.

You heard that right.

“I can’t remember the YouTube video name,” he told MLB Network Radio on Sirius XM.

Listen to the full interview: