Should Gavin Lux Make the Postseason Roster?

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Even though the Dodgers went 4-2 on their home stand, and scored 16 runs in one of the games against the Colorado Rockies, their late season drudgery continues. The starting pitching is tired, and the bats don’t seem to have much pep at the moment.

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Highlighting Several of September’s Potential Roster Battles

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Besides the discussions about how close the Dodgers and the Braves are for home-field advantage throughout the National league playoffs, one other hot topic gaining momentum is which players will be included on the Los Angeles NLDS roster to begin the postseason.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: 17-Year-Old Diego Cartaya Gaining Ground

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If you were fortunate enough to catch the Dodgers‘ series opener against the Rockies on Monday, not only did you see the impressive debut of infield prospect Gavin Lux, but you also witnessed a starting lineup that featured an impressive seven homegrown products from the Los Angeles farm.

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Gavin Lux to Make Dodgers Debut

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September has finally come. (Hopefully) gone are the days of the Dodgers and their mediocre and seemingly uninspired ways. Late August is usually not kind to the Dodgers, but it’s time to move on and gear up for the playoffs.

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For Those Who Haven’t Noticed, Gavin Lux Is Still on Fire Offensively

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It’s tough to be a fan of the Dodgers these days and not know what’s happening at the Triple-A level—at least when it comes to a certain 21-year-old infielder.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Gavin Lux Gaining More Ground

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If you’re one of those fans who follows the minor league scene very closely, you’ll know that Sunday marks one of the biggest annual events for the best prospects around baseball—the MLB Futures Game.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Gavin Lux Rising Quickly

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During the 2018 season, there were very few prospects whose stock rose as much as 20-year-old infielder Gavin Lux. Selected by the Dodgers with the 20th overall pick in the first round of the 2016 draft, many people believed that he didn’t live up to his expectations during his debut campaign in 2017, when he struggled with the glove and hit just .244/.331/.362 in 111 games. However, the Wisconsin native came back with a vengeance last season, capping off the year by being named the organization’s Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year.

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Dodgers Prospects: Gonsolin, Lux Named Minor League Players of the Year

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The Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday named right-handed pitcher Tony Gonsolin as the Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year and infielder Gavin Lux as the Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Gavin Lux Finally Making Noise

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If you’ve been checking out any of Jason’s weekly minor league reports, you’ll know that he has been mentioning infielder Gavin Lux quite a bit recently. Selected by the Dodgers in the first round of the 2016 draft, many folks believed that he got off to a relatively slow start in the organization; however, his 2018 campaign has proven his tremendously high value.

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Dodgers 2016 Draft: Highlighting the First Three Rounds

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On what was a very busy first day for the Dodgers in the 2016 MLB Draft, the high point came when the club chose shortstop Gavin Lux with the 20th overall selection — the first of three choices in the initial round.

The pick marked the first time that the Dodgers selected a position player with their first overall selection since Corey Seager in 2012. Los Angeles has selected a pitcher with their first pick of the draft in 10 of the last 12 years.

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