Kyle Farmer, Juan Gonzalez compete in Futures Game.

Two Dodgers prospects competed in the annual Futures Game in Cincinnati on Sunday.

Double-A Tulsa catcher Kyle Farmer, playing for the U.S. team, went 0 for 2 with two strikeouts.

Triple-A Oklahoma City pitcher Juan Gonzalez, pitching in relief for the World team, struck out two of the three batters he faced in two-thirds of an inning.

Juan Gonzalez, Kyle Farmer to represent Dodgers in Futures Game. Update.

Kyle FarmerJuan Gonzalez and Kyle Farmer (right) will represent the Dodgers at the upcoming Futures Game in Cincinnati. The annual game featuring minor league prospects will be played July 12, two days before the All-Star Game.

Gonzalez, 25, has made 22 relief appearances for Double-A Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma City this year. It’s his second year in the Dodgers organization after starting his career with the Colorado Rockies, who let him go as a minor league free agent.

Farmer, 24, leads all Dodgers full-season minor league position players with his .900 OPS for Tulsa and Single-A Rancho Cucamonga. The catcher/third baseman was chosen in the eighth round of the 2013 draft out of the University of Georgia.

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Update (3:25 p.m.): I asked Dodgers farm director Gabe Kapler about what Gonzalez and Farmer have done to earn their respective selections.

“Juan has really opened some eyes with his consistency, his velocity and some deceptiveness in his delivery,” Kapler said via text message. “We’re thrilled to see a valuable member of our organization be recognized for the leap forward he’s taken in 2015.”

“With Kyle, this is a swing that will play at the major league level,” Kapler said. “He has made a concerted effort to hunt specific pitches to drive and it has shown up in his domination of two separate levels. Kyle has made strides behind the plate and has proven to be a strong defender for us at third base. Remember, this guy was a shortstop [in college]. He’s a true athlete.”

Here’s more on the game from an MLB press release:

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Report: Dodgers re-sign minor league pitchers Barry Enright, Juan Gonzalez.

The Dodgers re-signed pitchers Barry Enright and Juan Gonzalez to minor league contracts Monday, according to BaseballAmerica.com.

The Dodgers claimed Enright off waivers after he was released by the Philadelphia Phillies in July. The 28-year-old right-hander pitched in eight games (five starts) for Triple-A Albuquerque last season, going 0-4 with an 8.10 ERA.

Gonzalez spent all of last season at Double-A Chattanooga, his first year in he Dodgers organization after beginning his career in the Colorado Rockies’ system. The 24-year-old right-hander made 54 appearances, all in relief, and limited left-handed hitters to a .225 batting average. Right-handers hit just .256 against Gonzalez, but he struggled with control, walking 47 batters and striking out 48 in 70 innings.