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Dodgers' Joc Pederson home for his birthday

Whenever the Dodgers are in San Francisco, it will offer Palo Alto native Joc Pederson a chance to be close to home. Being in San Francisco this week is an extra special treat for the rookie center fielder because his birthday was on Tuesday. This was the first time since he was in high school that the 23-year-old got to celebrate with his family, according to Rick Eymer of Palo...
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4 days ago  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson Continues His Journey

San Diego Padres third baseman Will Middlebrooks, right, tags out Los Angeles Dodgers’ Joc Pederson during a rundown between third and home in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo) For Joc Pederson,’s pre-season No. 13 prospect, the process of becoming a big-league starter was an arduous journey. Last year...
Via The Sports Journal
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Joc Pederson’s off-season adjustments should lead to more contact

Many have been asking about Joc Pederson lately, and understandably so because he projects as the starting center fielder for a team with World Series aspirations. A lot of the questions we field about him seem to be out of concern; concern that he hit .143 in a big-league trial last year, concern that he struck out 149 times in AAA last year, and concern that he has holes in his...
Via Dodgers Digest
March 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Best Prospects In Spring Training So Far

With only 19 days left until Opening Day lets take a look at how some of the leagues top prospects are doing so far in Spring Training. Joc Pederson who is the number 1 rated prospect in the Los Angeles Dodgers Organization has been lighting up pitching so far. Pederson is expected to start in... The post Best Prospects In Spring Training So Far appeared first on The Garbage Time.
Via The Garbage Time
March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers top-heavy farm system

The Los Angeles Dodgers have four prospects in’s top 100, as announced Friday on MLB Network. The usual suspects were featured in the top 15. Joc Pederson was ranked 13th, Julio Urias eighth and Corey Seager seventh. The fourth was 2014 first round draft pick Grant Holmes, who was ranked 95th. Holmes was born in 1996. I don’t think anything has ever made me feel older...
January 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Dodgers send rookie to get coffee in full uniform

Joc Pederson is one of the best prospects in Major League Baseball, but that didn’t stop his teammates from sending him out on a rookie errand during his September call-up. The Los Angeles Dodgers sent the 22-year-old outfielder on a Starbucks run while they were in Chicago for their series against the Cubs, and they made him do it in full uniform. That just goes to show that...
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: The Legend of Joc Pederson

On Saturday, Los Angeles Dodgers top prospect Joc Pederson accomplished something that hadn’t been done in 80 years in the Pacific Coast League. Pederson stole his 30th base of the season for the Albuquerque Isotopes, making him the first PCL player since 1934 to steal 30 bases and hit 30 home runs. Most Dodger fans are quite aware of the potential of Pederson. If the Dodgers...
August 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Minor league team giving away star player's old car

On Friday, August 29th, the Albuquerque Isotopes are giving away star outfielder Joc Pederson’s 1994 Buick Century in a raffle. The car, nicknamed “Little Chucky,” has only 166,000 miles on it and has at least one operable window, which is really all you need. It is perfect for cruising around during the New Mexico summers with its “awesome” stereo system and lack of air...
Via The Outside Corner
August 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dodgers' OF negative trade value makes Joc Pederson more valuable

There's a certain cognitive dissonance a lot of baseball fans feel between the value to the team of players' on-field contributions (almost always positive) as compared to the value minus the cost (not necessarily positive).When considering possible trades, you're not trading for just the player -- you're also trading for the contract. In baseball, you can cut a guy, but the money...
Via Feelin' Kinda Blue
July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Los Angeles Dodgers: Three prospects that can make an impact this year

Last year, Yasiel Puig had a huge impact on the Dodgers. Last year, Yasiel Puig almost single-handedly turned the season around for the Los Angeles Dodgers. With a 23-32 record, the Dodgers called up the 22-year old outfielder and he made his impact immediately, turning the Dodgers from an expensive disappointment to a legitimate World Series threat. The Dodgers have plenty of highly...
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

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