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Prospects in the 2020 Red Sox player pool

Boston's four top-30 prospects could impact infield in short season
July 17, 2020

As part of the new rules for the 2020 Major League season, each of the 30 organizations will maintain a 60-man player pool for the duration of the campaign. Some members of the player pool will feature on the active Major League roster while others will work out at an

Red Sox add Downs to big league camp

Day after acquisition finalized, top prospect gets spring invite
February 11, 2020

Jeter Downs and Connor Wong have a new employer, and they won't have to wait long to get acquainted.A day after they were included in the finalized blockbuster that sent 2018 American League MVP Mookie Betts to the Dodgers, Downs and Wong were among five non-roster players invited to big

Betts trade official with addition of Downs

No. 44 overall prospect, Wong going from Dodgers to Red Sox
February 8, 2020

Baseball's blockbuster trade is finally official with the key addition of Dodgers' shortstop Jeter Downs. Downs,'s No. 44 overall prospect, and catcher Connor Wong were added to the deal that sends 2018 American League MVP Mookie Betts, left-hander David Price and cash from the Red Sox to the Dodgers. The trade was finalized

Gray, Lux leave Dodgers fans drooling

Nonpareil performances highlight promise of rich system
November 11, 2019

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.While the Dodgers won their seventh straight National League West title, the team's farm

Wong drives Drillers one win from crown

Dodgers No. 28 prospect hits two-run shot in Game 3 victory
September 13, 2019

Offense dominated the first two games of the Texas League Championship Series, but the outcome of Game 3 was determined by one swing of the bat.Dodgers No. 28 prospectConnor Wong hammered a two-run homer in the bottom of the sixth inning, powering Tulsa to a 2-0 win over Amarillo on

MiLB announces August Uncle Ray's Players of the Month

September 5, 2019

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. -- Minor League Baseball™ (MiLB™) today announced the Uncle Ray's Player of the Month Award winners for each of the 16 leagues for the month of August. In recognition of the honor, each winner will receive an award from Minor League Baseball and Uncle Ray's, the "Official

Bart breaks out to lead week's top hitters

Top Giants prospect adjusts, notches 14 hits in seven games
September 3, 2019

Promoted to the Double-A Eastern League on Aug. 9, top Giants prospect Joey Bart went hitless in seven of his first nine games with Richmond. He was still under the Mendoza line as late as the 21st before his fortunes turned for the better. A lot better. Bart was named

Prospect Roundup: Games of August 30

Dodgers' Wong stays hot; D-backs' Cron collects four hits
August 31, 2019

Dodgers C Connor Wong, Double-A Tulsa: 3-for-5, HR, 5 RBI, R -- The Dodgers' No. 28 prospect has been a force in the Drillers' lineup, and Friday's 7-5 loss to Corpus Christi was no different. The five RBIs marked a season high for Wong, who opened the scoring with a

Wong continues to rake for Drillers

Dodgers No. 28 prospect collects three more hits, homers
August 28, 2019

Connor Wong has played in 36 Texas League games since being promoted from the California League on July 15. He's spent nearly one-third of that time putting together the best stretch of his professional career.The Dodgers' No. 28 prospect notched his fourth straight three-hit game, second in a row with

Prospect Roundup: Games of June 24

Barons' Rutherford racks up four hits; Indians' Keller dominates
June 25, 2019

White Sox OF Blake Rutherford, Double-A Birmingham: 4-for-5, 2 RBIs -- Chicago's No. 8 prospect posted a season high in hits with his first four-hit game since April 19, 2018 for Class A Advanced Winston-Salem as Birmingham edged Chattanooga, 7-5. Rutherford singled to right field in the second inning, left

Peters, Lux lead Dodgers' All-Stars

Rich system boasts four Top 100 Prospects, three league titles
November 12, 2018

Each offseason, goes position by position across each system and honors the players -- regardless of age or prospect status -- who had the best seasons in their organization. Click here to locate your favorite club.As the Dodgers brought Los Angeles its second straight National League pennant, six of

Quakes' Wong caps season with near-cycle

Dodgers No. 16 prospect's four-hit night bests Marsh's for 66ers
September 3, 2018

Connor Wong nearly added a cycle to what already had been a breakthrough season ... not that he was thinking about it.The 16th-ranked Dodgers prospect homered, doubled twice and singled -- tying a career high with four hits -- Monday as Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga outslugged Inland Empire, 15-11,

Prospect Roundup: Games of Aug. 1

Dodgers' Wong enjoys perfect day; Phils' Irvin improves resume
August 2, 2018

Theme of the dayAlmost no-nos: There were no actual no-hitters in the Minor Leagues on Wednesday, but there were some really close calls. Class A Advanced Florida, led by No. 40 overall prospectIan Anderson, didn't allow a hit for 10 innings before eventually falling, 6-3, to Charlotte. Astros No. 28

Wong keeps homers coming for Quakes

Dodgers No. 15 prospect belts two more to tie for Minors lead
April 22, 2018

After Triple-A Salt Lake's Jabari Blash took sole possession of the Minor League home run lead with a pair of roundtrippers Saturday, Connor Wong responded Sunday. The Dodgers No. 15 prospect slugged two homers out of the designated hitter spot to bring his season total to eight and tie him with

Wong's second homer puts Quakes on top

Dodgers No. 15 prospect establishes career high with five RBIs
April 15, 2018

With a red-letter performance Sunday, Connor Wong tied his 2017 home run total nine games into the 2018 season.The 15th-ranked Dodgers prospect went yard twice and set a career high with five RBIs, adding a double and scoring three times, as Class A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga rallied for a 9-8

Great Lakes' Wong continues surge at the plate

Dodgers No. 26 prospect homers again, drives in career-high four
August 20, 2017

Baseball is hard enough without an extended absence from competitive action. So it went for Connor Wong, who didn't play in a meaningful game for nearly six weeks after ending his career at the University of Houston.But after a slow start, the Dodgers' No. 26 prospect is starting to make