Gray, Lux leave Dodgers fans drooling

Nonpareil performances highlight promise of rich system

Josiah Gray held opponents to a .207 average while climbing to Double-A in his first full season. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By Josh Jackson | November 11, 2019 10:11 AM ET

If Hollywood is a dream factory, Gavin Lux and Josiah Gray fit the bill for Los Angeles this year. The duo leads a talented and deep pool of prospects as Dodgers Organization All-Stars.

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Kendall feeling cool in the desert

Late-season surge rekindles confidence for Dodgers prospect

Jeren Kendall batted .296/.367/.444 with a homer and five RBIs in his first eight Arizona Fall League games. (Buck Davidson/Getty Images)

By Michael Avallone | October 21, 2019 10:01 AM ET

Dodgers outfield prospect Jeren Kendall is using a strong final month of the regular season as a springboard in the Arizona Fall League.

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Dodgers' White finds relief in AFL

Ninth-ranked Los Angeles prospect getting extra innings in

Mitchell White was limited to 93 2/3 innings between Double-A and Triple-A in 2019. (Jill Weisleder/MLB Photos via Getty Images)

By Tyler Maun | October 9, 2019 10:12 AM ET

After missing innings during the regular season due to blister issues, ninth-ranked Dodgers prospect Mitchell White is working on his craft as a reliever in the Arizona Fall League.

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Head of the Class: Triple-A

Sluggers Cron, Lux blast off; righty Gallen shuts down hitters

Kevin Cron drilled 45 long balls in 123 games across the Majors and Minors in 2019. (Reno Aces)

By Kelsie Heneghan | October 3, 2019 10:35 AM ET

D-backs slugger Kevin Cron and Dodgers rookie Gavin Lux electrified fans while righty Zac Gallen shut down batters before a trade to Arizona to lead the best of Triple-A.

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Head of the Class: Double-A

D-backs' Varsho broke out with bat; O's lefty Lowther starred

Daulton Varsho batted .301/.378/.520 with 18 homers and 21 stolen bases in 108 games with Jackson. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Tyler Maun | October 2, 2019 10:22 AM ET

D-backs catcher Daulton Varsho crushed Southern League pitching in a breakout season at the plate, while Orioles left-hander Zac Lowther dominated Eastern League hitters.

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Toolshed: Downs' power on the ups

Dodgers shortstop shows surprising pop, per isolated slugging

Jeter Downs led all Dodgers Minor Leaguers with 63 extra-base hits during the 2019 season. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | October 1, 2019 10:45 AM ET

Dodgers No. 5 prospect Jeter Downs showed surprising power in a breakout 2019 season according to Toolshed's look at isolated slugging percentage, or ISO.

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Dodgers tab Lux top Minor League player

Fourth-ranked Gray named organization's Pitcher of the Year

Gavin Lux began his Triple-A stint with a 16-game hitting streak and went on to bat .392/.478/.719 in 49 games. (Jerry Espinoza/MiLB.com)

By Duane Cross | September 19, 2019 8:14 PM ET

Top-ranked Los Angeles Dodgers prospect Gavin Lux and fourth-ranked Josiah Gray were named the organization's 2019 Branch Rickey Minor League Player and Pitcher of the Year respectively.

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Raptors' Merrill provides relief in Game 1

Six pitchers toss two-hitter in Championship Series opener

Corey Merrill was 4-2 with one save, a 2.67 ERA and 37 strikeouts over 30 1/3 innings during the regular season. (Bobby Stevens/MiLB.com)

By Dan Stokes | September 14, 2019 1:15 AM ET

Dodgers prospect Corey Merrill struck out seven over three innings of hitless relief as Ogden beat Idaho Falls, 5-3, in Game 1 of the best-of-3 Pioneer League Championship Series.

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Wong drives Drillers one win from crown

Dodgers No. 28 prospect hits two-run shot in Game 3 victory

Connor Wong compiled a .349/.393/.604 slash line in 40 Texas League games since a July 15 promotion. (Tim Campbell/MiLB.com)

By Katie Woo | September 13, 2019 11:59 PM ET

Dodgers No. 28 prospect Connor Wong ripped a two-run homer that powered Tulsa to a 2-0 win over Amarillo and a 2-1 lead in the best-of-5 Texas League Championship Series on Friday.

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Rodriguez, Raptors claw way into Finals

Catcher reaches on error in 10th for Pioneer semifinal sweep

The Ogden Raptors are two wins away from their second Pioneer League title in a three-year span. (Ogden Raptors)

By Jordan Wolf | September 10, 2019 1:13 AM ET

Los Angeles Dodgers catcher Ramon Rodriguez reached on an error in the bottom of the 10th inning to force in a run as Rookie Advanced Ogden topped Grand Junction Rockies, 6-5, for a semifinal sweep.

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