What Will LA do with Alex Guerrero?

Before the season began, during Spring Training, Guerrero injured his left knee and has been carrying soreness ever since which saw him start the season on the 15 day DL, a place he finds himself today.

When Alex was ready to return to the ball club the Dodgers placed him on a rehab assignment with High-A Rancho Cucamonga hitting only .269 with 7 for 26. This is about where he should be in the majors if he follows expectations but in A+ someone of major league standard should be nearing .300 if not there.

The front office in LA thought it would be beneficial for him to be promoted to AA Tulsa where he has found himself now, the only problem with this is that he is hitting 1-30 in his 8 games with 5 strikeouts. He has found himself at both 3B and LF, this hasn’t changed much for his offence however with his only hit coming 4 games ago, since then he is 0-12 with 2 K’s.

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Should Julio Urias Get the Call Up?

The 19 year old Mexico native has been in the Dodgers system for some time now after they signed him to an international free agents contact when he was just 16 and has worked his way up through the minors ever since. For Julio now he is one step away and this left hand starting pitcher has given him self every opportunity as of late with his streak of scoreless innings extending to 22 his last time out.

Rated by MLB.com as their number 8 prospect before last years season and with him getting better each year, one would only imagine he will be pitching at the Chavez Ravine before too long. He has always been on a pitch count for the organisation, seldom reaching over 5 or 6 innings and never being able to push himself for the fear of injury.

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Josh Ravin Suspended for 80 Games Following PED Use

Right-handed Dodgers pitcher Josh Ravin has been found guilty of performance enhancing drugs and is suspended immediately for 80 games.

The southern California native has spent 10 years throughout baseball in all levels, getting as high as the majors for a couple of them. These have come both in the Dodgers’ organisation and the Cardinals’.

Josh has been on the 60 day DL for some time now too after his crash in a car accident in February that broke his non pitching arm. This comes as a shock to him and everyone involved however it is not the first time something weird has happened to the pitcher.

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