As the minor league seasons come to a close and some lucky players get the call-ups for a shot at limited playing time in the big leagues through September, we can reflect on the season that was in the Los Angeles Dodgers farm system.
Despite finishing with a 67-71 record on the season, Single-A Great Lakes clinched a playoff spot because of a 40-28 run in the second half (with two more to play at the time of publication). Single-A Advanced Rancho Cucamonga finished 64-74 overall, in third place in the South Division of the California League.
Quite possibly the most talented affiliate, Double-A Chattanooga actually had the worst season among the Dodgers' minor league teams. After losing Yasiel Puig to a promotion and being a large go-between for players moving up or down through the system, the Lookouts finished in last place in their division, at 58-80. The team did go .500 in the first half and have two more games to go.
In Triple-A, the Albuquerque Isotopes are 75-68 with two games to play and have already seen a handful of their more important players shipped to the big league team for the stretch run.
For one of the final times in 2013, let's compare this week's top 10 Dodgers prospects to last week's list.
All stats courtesy of MiLB.com and current as of Sunday, September 1, 2013.