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Player of the Week Spotlight: Dodgers' Gelof

Zack's younger brother leads Single-A Quakes into postseason
@RobTnova24
September 12, 2023

Jake Gelof is the younger brother of A's breakout rookie second baseman Zack Gelof. But the 21-year-old isn't wasting time making a name for himself in his first year of pro ball. The younger Gelof earned Minor League Player of the Week honors in the California League on Monday after

Buehler, Stone more than just OK in OKC returns

Two-time All-Star perfect; LAD's No. 5 prospect almost unhittable
@EvanKDesai
September 3, 2023

It’s not every day that a top-five organizational prospect relieves a two-time Major League All-Star in the Minors. But Gavin Stone jumped at that chance on Sunday, though, when he relieved Walker Buehler after the righty's two perfect frames in his return from right elbow UCL reconstruction. Los Angeles' No.

Player of the Week Spotlight: Dodgers' Frasso

MLB's No. 68 overall prospect sparkled in Triple-A debut for OKC
@RobTnova24
August 31, 2023

New level, same domination for Nick Frasso. The fourth-ranked Dodgers prospect was absolutely lights-out in his Triple-A debut last week for Oklahoma City en route to being named the Minor League Pitcher of the Week in the Pacific Coast League. The right-hander twirled six scoreless frames -- yielding just two

Five at-bats, three homers for OKC's Busch

Dodgers' No. 2 prospect has three multihomer games in 15 outings
@benweinrib
August 10, 2023

As the summer months grow hotter, Michael Busch's bat does too. The Dodgers' No. 2 prospect has been on a power surge lately, highlighted by three home runs over the course of five plate appearances for Triple-A Oklahoma City, two of which came in Wednesday's 6-4 loss to Tacoma at

Mann's homer reignites 'What's a catch' debate

Dodgers prospect gets long ball help from an unexpected source
@benweinrib
July 16, 2023

"What is a catch?" has been a simple, yet crucial question bedeviling sports fans for years. It's one of the most basic plays in sports -- both baseball and football -- but its subjective nature makes for some controversial calls and bizarre plays. The latest entry into the "What is

Tulsa feels the beat during 918 Weekend

Dodgers affiliate rebrands as Tulsa Sound to honor local music
@brendan_samson
July 11, 2023

What attire do you wear to catch a ballgame? A jersey of your favorite player? A T-shirt? Fans who made their way to ONEOK Field during Tulsa Sound Weekend didn’t just show up with a ballcap and T-shirt, they came decked out in full costumes of their favorite local musicians.

Rancho Cucamonga wins South Division first-half title, clinches playoff spot

Quakes blowout San Jose 15-2, advance to 2023 California League playoffs
June 18, 2023

San Jose, CA – The Rancho Cucamonga Quakes wrapped up the First Half South Division Title by hammering the San Jose Giants on Saturday evening, 15-2 at Excite Ballpark. Needing a loss from Lake Elsinore and a win of their own in order to clinch, the Quakes got exactly what

Cartaya starts June like he ended May, with a HR

No. 1 Dodgers prospect goes yard in fourth consecutive game
@EvanKDesai
June 2, 2023

Diego Cartaya, the top-ranked prospect in the Dodgers' organization, has been as potent offensively as advertised over his last eight outings with Double-A Tulsa. While he may have started the season with a .190/.288/.337 slash line in 26 contests, he showed up to Riverfront Stadium for Thursday night's tilt at

Here's the best of the Dodgers' Minor League ballparks

L.A. farm system offers mix of nature, brick en route to Hollywood
@Kelsie_Heneghan
May 15, 2023

The Minor League Ballpark Guides series presented by Wyndham brings all the most fun features of Minors ballparks across America (and one in Canada!) onto your desktop, tablet or mobile device, whether you're interested in taking a virtual tour from where you sit or planning a trip to catch some

Dodgers Name Loons Roster for 2023

Loons begin season Friday at Dow Diamond
April 4, 2023

MIDLAND, Mich. – In conjunction with the Los Angeles Dodgers, the Great Lakes Loons are pleased to announce the team’s preliminary roster for the 2023 season. The Opening Day roster will be finalized prior to Friday’s home opener, when the Loons host the Lansing Lugnuts (High-A Affiliate Oakland Athletics) at

The Road to The Show™: Dodgers’ Stone

No. 56 overall prospect maintains dominance at every level
@Gerard_Gilberto
March 28, 2023

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at fifth-ranked Dodgers prospect Gavin Stone. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. This spring, Gavin Stone treated the Cactus League to

Martin Leaves Mark in OKC and Dodgers Record Books

Outfielder’s season ends as one of the PCL’s best in 2022
February 16, 2023

As part of Black History Month, the Oklahoma City Dodgers are highlighting recent or current members of the OKC Dodgers organization who have made significant contributions on or off the baseball field. Learn more about Black History in the Minors here. OKLAHOMA CITY — From a walk-off home run on

Fernandez returning to lead ACL Dodgers in 2023

Dorn, Gailen, Chavez to serve as hitting coaches for LA's Phoenix-based squad
February 8, 2023

Jair Fernandez will return to lead the Dodgers' Arizona Complex League team in 2023 after the organization revealed its Minor League coaching staffs on Feb. 7. Fernandez, a former catcher who played in the Minors from 2005-2013, led the ACL Dodgers to a 25-29 record last season in the ACL

Stone, Busch turn in monster years for Dodgers 

Scary deep talent pool could help maintain success in Los Angeles
@Gerard_Gilberto
October 31, 2022

Each offseason, MiLB.com goes position by position across each organization and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in each farm system. Next up in our 2022 Organization All-Stars series are the Los Angeles Dodgers.

Navarro travels unique path to OKC Dodgers

Chicago native started Minor League career after serving in Navy
@BensBiz
October 5, 2022

OKLAHOMA CITY -- On November 8, 2009, the Arizona Cardinals rolled to a 41-21 victory over the Bears at Chicago’s Soldier Field. For the majority of the 62,000 fans in attendance, it was a game to forget. Not so for A.J. Navarro. The Bears may have been underwhelming on the

Prospect Q&A: Dodgers outfielder Pages

No. 69 overall prospect reflects on season, video game prowess
@Gerard_Gilberto
September 15, 2022

Nearly five years since he signed with the Dodgers, Andy Pages seems to be the next in a line of excellent Cuban prospects to climb the Minor League ladder. The 21-year-old has an innate ability to find gaps and hit the ball over the fence, and he’s done just that

Drillers Tie Franchise Home Run Record in 11-7 Win

Ward connects on 28th homer; Avelino plates four runs at Frisco
September 6, 2022

FRISCO, TX – The Tulsa Drillers began their final road trip of the regular season with an early 11:05 a.m. start on Tuesday against the Frisco RoughRiders at Riders Field. The series holds playoff implications for the RoughRiders as they began the series with a two-game lead over second place

Oklahoma City's Miller mows 'em down

No. 2 Dodgers prospect tallies career-high 14 strikeouts
@MavalloneMiLB
September 2, 2022

Bobby Miller makes a point of telling himself to "stay where his feet are" while not looking into the future. His feet on Thursday were firmly planted on the mound at Dell Diamond, where baseball's No. 27 overall prospect put together one of the best pitching performances of the season.

Outman gives new meaning to 'bi-cycle'

No. 13 Dodgers prospect tallies second cycle in four games
@MavalloneMiLB
August 31, 2022

Triple-A Oklahoma City won't go another 11 years between cycles. In fact, it didn't even go one week. James Outman saw to that ... again. In a season that is shaping up to be magical, the No. 13 Dodgers prospect hit for the cycle for the second time in four

Garcia cranks three roundtrippers for Quakes

Dodgers prospect plates six in first career multihomer game
August 20, 2022

If there were an offensive performance worthy of a curtain call, Yunior Garcia certainly cleared the bar during Rancho Cucamonga’s 12-8 victory over Modesto on Friday. Five hits, three of which were home runs. Six RBIs. Four runs scored. Garcia delivered the textbook definition of what a manager envisions when

The Road to The Show™: Dodgers catcher Cartaya

No. 12 overall prospect at full strength, showing elite potential
@Gerard_Gilberto
August 16, 2022

Each week, MiLB.com profiles an elite prospect by chronicling the steps he's taken toward achieving his Major League dream. Here's a look at top Dodgers prospect Diego Cartaya. For more stories about players on The Road to The Show, click here. As a Venezuelan catcher in the Dodgers system, Diego

Ramos homers twice in one frame for Loons

Dodgers No. 14 prospect plates professional-best seven runs
July 13, 2022

There are less than 20 MLB players from Panama, but on Tuesday, Jose Ramos showed why he may be the next Major Leaguer to come out of his country. The No. 14 Dodgers prospect homered twice in one inning and finished 3-for-5 with a career-high seven RBIs in High-A Great

Drillers Take Opener from Wichita; Heaney Impressive

Valera finished 2-3, extended hitting streak to nine straight games
June 14, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Drillers opened an important seven-game series with Wichita on Tuesday night at ONEOK Field, and they had a major league pitcher on the mound. Former Oklahoma State Cowboy and current Los Angeles Dodgers hurler Andrew Heaney made an injury rehabilitation start for the Drillers. Heaney

Quakes' Quiroz clobbers three home runs

Dodgers prospect collects six RBIs, four hits in career-high effort
@MavalloneMiLB
June 12, 2022

Nelson Quiroz enjoyed hitting his first homer in nearly three years so much he decided to do it again. And then again. The Dodgers prospect went deep three times during his four-hit, six-RBI performance as Single-A Rancho Cucamonga rolled past Stockton, 15-3, on Sunday afternoon at Banner Island Ballpark. Quiroz

Loons notch first triple play of the year

Five Great Lakes players combine to achieve the feat in wild fashion
@RobTnova24
June 4, 2022

It's been 60 days since the Minor League season kicked off, and if you're a fan of milestones, you haven't been disappointed so far. There have been multiple three-homer games by prospects, many exciting no-hitters across the league and a few cycles also sprinkled in to this point. However, the