Dodgers Prospect Watch: What Lies Ahead for Edwin Rios?

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With the 2019 MLB trade deadline just a few, short weeks away, fans of the Dodgers shouldn’t be surprised when one or more of the team’s valued prospects is moved in a deal, most likely to upgrade a bullpen that’s been heavily criticized for most of the season.

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Dodgers Injury Notes: Freese, Seager, Pollock, Alexander & More

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In case you missed Saturday’s column, the main concept of the story was how the Dodgers will conceivably upgrade their active roster after this year’s trade deadline, even if front office boss Andrew Friedman elects not to make a major splash as far as blockbuster deals go.

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Dodgers Will See Roster Upgrades After Trade Deadline, Regardless of Deals Made

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Los Angeles Dodgers’ Corey Seager reacts after striking out during the first inning of a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Los Angeles, Monday, June 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)

Even if the Dodgers don’t make a huge splash before next month’s trade deadline, the club’s 25-man roster will take a different look before big league active rosters expand in early September.

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Dodgers Make Flurry of Roster Moves Ahead of Series at Colorado

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The Dodgers on Thursday afternoon recalled infielder Edwin Ríos and selected the contract of left-handed pitcher Zac Rosscup. To make room on the 25-man roster, the Dodgers optioned pitchers Tony Gonsolin and Caleb Ferguson, while transferring A.J. Pollock to the 60-day injured list to make room on the 40-man roster.

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Matt Beaty Making Most of Big League Opportunities

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It’s certainly a good thing the Dodgers found a way to recall Matt Beaty before Friday’s opener against the Rockies, whether pitcher Josh Sborz actually had lower back soreness or not.

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Dodgers Make Roster Adjustments Following Rich Hill’s Arm Injury

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The Dodgers on Thursday afternoon recalled right-handed pitchers JT Chargois and Josh Sborz from Triple-A Oklahoma City. To make room on the 25-man roster, the team placed left-handed pitcher Rich Hill on the 10-day injured list with left forearm strain and optioned infielder Matt Beaty to Oklahoma City.

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Dodgers 25-Man Roster: Ranking the Primary Players by WAR

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With the 2019 MLB trade deadline right around the six-week mark, I was recently looking at a few numbers while attempting to get an idea where the conceivable weaknesses lied on the Dodgers‘ roster. Unquestionably, the Los Angeles management crew will make every attempt possible to upgrade an extremely vulnerable bullpen, but the question lingers as to whether or not the team might try to upgrade an otherwise capable offense.

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Dodgers Offense: Who’s Hot and Who’s Not in the Mid-Season

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In the middle game of the weekend series against the Giants on Saturday night, Corey Seager came up huge, going 4-for-5 with two doubles and four RBI. He helped lift the Dodgers to a 7-2 victory, as his team is back in the winning column after a two-game skid, leading the second-place Rockies in the West by a full 10 games.. Seager is amid his most productive streak of the season—when he’s hot, he certainly makes the Los Angeles lineup one of the most potent in the league.

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Dodgers Activate Austin Barnes, Option Will Smith to Oklahoma City

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Thursday afternoon activated catcher Austin Barnes from the 10-day injured list and optioned catcher Will Smith to Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Seemingly, Max Muncy Has Returned to His 2018 Form

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As it took a while for Max Muncy to finally settle into his 2019 campaign, many of his numbers are now on track to exceed some of the impressive statistics he registered when he surprised the baseball world last season.

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