Dodgers reassign Ruiz to Minor League camp

No. 36 overall prospect batted .183; Rockies send down Welker

Keibert Ruiz went 7-for-12 in Major League camp a year ago but couldn't replicate that success is 2019. (Freek Bouw/MiLB.com)

By Joe Bloss | March 11, 2019 5:47 PM ET

The Dodgers sent Keibert Ruiz, their No. 2 prospect and the third-ranked catching prospect in baseball, to Minor League camp. The Rockies did the same with their No. 2 prospect, third baseman Colton Welker.

Joe Bloss is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @jtbloss. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Adell sprains ankle, strains hamstring

Top Angels prospect expected to be sidelined 10-12 weeks

Jo Adell advanced three levels and played in the Futures Game last year before earning an invitation to Spring Training. (Matt York/AP)

By Chris Bumbaca | March 9, 2019 6:29 PM ET

Top Angels prospect Jo Adell will be sidelined 10 to 12 weeks after suffering a strained left hamstring and a sprained right ankle while running the bases on Saturday.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Farm System Rankings: Overall (10-1)

Padres, Rays, Braves battle for top spot in 2019

San Diego's Fernando Tatis Jr. and MacKenzie Gore are two of MLB.com's top 15 overall prospects. (Charlie Riedel/AP, Fort Wayne TinCaps)

By Sam Dykstra | March 6, 2019 10:08 AM ET

The Padres, Rays and Braves compete for the top three spots as MiLB.com concludes its Farm System Rankings with the top 10 overall systems in the game heading into the 2019 season.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Farm system rankings: Pitchers (20-11)

Keller ready to make impact with Bucs; Jays more than big bats

Mitch Keller struck out 57 over 52 1/3 innings in the International League to end last season. (Joe Santry/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | February 19, 2019 11:03 AM ET

With Opening Day just around the corner, MiLB.com takes a look at the state of all 30 farm systems. Here are organizations 20-11, based on pitching talent and depth.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Farm system rankings: Position players 10-1

Rays still loaded; Jays have talent to back top prospect Vlad Jr.

Wander Franco notched a 1.004 OPS in 61 Appalachian League games last summer. (Chris Robertson/MiLB.com)

By Kelsie Heneghan | February 13, 2019 10:09 AM ET

With Opening Day just around the corner, MiLB.com takes a look at the state of all 30 farm systems. Here are organizations 10-1, based on the strength of position players.

Kelsie Heneghan is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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May, Lux among Dodgers' non-roster invitees

No. 69, 70 overall prospects headed to Major League camp

Dustin May walked only 29 batters over 132 2/3 innings last season. (Ben Sandstrom/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | February 8, 2019 3:26 PM ET

The Dodgers have extended non-roster Major League Spring Training invitations to No. 69 and 70 overall prospects Dustin May and Gavin Lux, the organization announced Friday.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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2019 Prospect Projections: NL West rookies

Tatis, Urias, Mejia should set foundation for future in San Diego

Fernando Tatis Jr. should be the face of the Padres when he arrives in San Diego at some point this summer. (Shawn E. Davis/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | February 5, 2019 10:08 AM ET

Fernando Tatis Jr., Luis Urias and Francisco Mejia may not have eye-popping Steamer projections yet, but the numbers do show how ready Padres prospects are to set the foundation in San Diego.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Jays pick up Brito, Sopko for Martin

Dodgers send two prospects to Toronto for veteran catcher

Ronny Brito and Andrew Sopko each join their second organization in Toronto. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography, Shane Roper/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | January 11, 2019 3:25 PM ET

The Blue Jays acquired prospects Ronny Brito and Andrew Sopko from the Dodgers in exchange for Major League catcher Russell Martin, the teams announced Friday.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 191

Dodgers' Lux discusses 2018 breakout season, Wisconsin roots

January 10, 2019 4:47 PM ET

Dodgers prospect Gavin Lux joins the Minor League Baseball podcast to talk about his breakout 2018 season while Tyler Maun and Sam Dykstra look at 2019 prospect projections.

Listen to The Show Before the Show podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Downs, Gray sent to Dodgers in blockbuster

Reds send Nos. 7, 20 prospects to LA in Majors-heavy trade

Josiah Gray (left) and Jeter Downs both head to the Dodgers after brief stints in the Reds system. (Brian McLeod, Paul R. Gierhart/MiLB.com)

By Sam Dykstra | December 21, 2018 5:55 PM ET

The Reds traded No. 7 prospect Jeter Downs and 20th-ranked Josiah Gray to the Dodgers in a blockbuster deal that involved five Major Leaguers.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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