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Los Angeles Dodgers preliminary prospect grade breakdown

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Here’s the first-run grade distribution for 2018 Los Angeles Dodgers prospects

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Here’s the first-run grade distribution breakdown for 70 Los Angeles Dodgers prospects under study for 2018.

As with most systems the top guys are fairly obvious but there’s a large mass of Grade C+ types, perhaps more in this system than in many other organizations.

There’s a lot of talent here and many of those C+ guys have higher potential that could blossom once they get more experience. There are also many borderline grades with the first run and the final tally may look considerably different.

Grade A: Zero
Grade A-: One
Grade B+: Two
Grade B: Four
Grade B-: Six
Grade C+: 30
Grade C: A bunch

The names:

Imani Abdullah, RHP
Shakir Albert, OF
Yadier Alvarez, RHP
Jacob Amaya, INF
Rylan Bannon, 3B
Matt Beaty, 1B-3B
Adam Bray, RHP
Ronny Brito, SS
Walker Buehler, RHP
Donovan Casey, OF
Marcus Chiu, 2B
Morgan Cooper, RHP
Corey Copping, RHP
Leo Crawford, LHP
Romer Cuadrado, OF
Parker Curry, RHP
Yusniel Diaz, OF
Omar Estevez, INF
Kyle Farmer, C-INF
Caleb Ferguson, LHP
Wilmer Font, RHP
Mitchell Hansen, OF
Starling Heredia, OF
Ibandel Isabel, 1B
Drew Jackson, SS
Melvin Jimenez, RHP
Jeren Kendall, OF
Tim Locastro, INF-OF
Nolan Long, RHP
Gavin Lux, INF
James Marinan, RHP
Chris Mathewson, RHP
Dustin May, RHP
Erick Mejia, INF
Johan Mieses, OF
Wills Montgomerie, RHP
Brayan Morales, OF
Trevor Oaks, RHP
Riley Otteson, RHP
Luis Paz, 1B
DJ Peters, OF
Zach Pop, RHP
Luke Raley, OF-1B
Henry Ramos, OF
Zach Reks, OF
Carlos Rincon, OF
Edwin Rios, 1B-3B
Errol Robinson, INF
Ramon Rodriguez, C
Keibert Ruiz, C
Cristian Santana, INF
Dennis Santana, RHP
Josh Sborz, RHP
Jacob Scavuzzo, OF
Jordan Sheffield, RHP
Yaisel Sierra, RHP
Devin Smeltzer, LHP
Will Smith, C
Andrew Sopko, RHP
Jefrey Souffront, 3B
Shea Spitzbarth, RHP
Sven Schueller, RHP
Alfredo Tavarez, RHP
Cody Thomas, OF
Jesus Vargas, RHP
Alex Verdugo, OF
Jared Walker, 1B
Mitchell White, RHP
Connor Wong, C