Dodgers Name Vargas, Choi as Minor League Players of the Year

The Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday afternoon named infielder Miguel Vargas as the 2021 Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year and right-handed pitcher Hyun-Il Choi as the 2021 Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year. 

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Miguel Vargas Still Rising

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(Photo courtesy of Great Lakes Loons)

While it seems like infielder Miguel Vargas has been contributing to the Los Angeles Dodgers’ farm system forever, he’s still just 21 years old, having recently begun his latest stint with the High-A Great Lakes Loons of the Midwest League.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: A Closer Look at Miguel Vargas

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Continuing along with the profiles of several of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ 2021 non-roster invitees to spring training, we stick to the infield, this time looking at the organization’s 11th-best prospect in third baseman Miguel Vargas.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Miguel Vargas Progressing Nicely

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Aside from the pitching staff, the future at third base has been one of the primary topics of discussion among fans of the Dodgers so far during the offseason.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: Infielder Miguel Vargas Opening Eyes

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It’s not very often that an 18-year-old kid at short-season rookie ball hits so well that he captures the attention of  even major league fans. But that’s exactly what infielder Miguel Vargas is doing, as he currently appears to be one of the hottest commodities in the Los Angeles Dodgers’ farm system.

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