Miguel Vargas Set to Make Major League Debut

After all the smoke settled on the 2022 trade deadline news, the Dodgers made a huge announcement by selecting the contract of righty-hitting blue-chip prospect Miguel Vargas from Triple-A Oklahoma City.

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Diego Cartaya, Bobby Miller and Miguel Vargas Selected to Participate in MLB Futures Game

Three of the organization’s highest-ranking prospects will be making their Dodger Stadium debuts much sooner than anticipated.

Although Diego Cartaya, Bobby Miller and Miguel Vargas won’t be competing at the major league level, they’ll be representing the Dodgers in the MLB Futures Game on July 16 as part of this year’s All-Star extravaganza.

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Dodgers Prospect Watch: How Close Is Miguel Vargas?

As everyone patiently waits for the MLB lockout to end, speculation remains at its highest point of the winter. Fans of the Dodgers, specifically, continue to wonder if the new CBA — along with a few other factors — will have a significant impact on how much money the team will spend on player payroll once everything gets moving again.

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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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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: 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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