The Dodgers have chosen the contracts of three gamers: right-handers Nick Frasso and Landon Knack and catcher Hunter Feduccia. The trio would have in any other case been eligible for the Rule 5 draft. The 40-man depend is as much as 38.
Frasso was a fourth spherical collection of the Blue Jays in 2020. The Dodgers acquired him on the ’22 deadline within the deal sending Mitch White to Toronto. A Loyola Marymount product, Frasso has mid-upper 90s velocity and is a superb athlete. Baseball America lately ranked him because the #5 prospect within the L.A. system. He spent the majority of 2023 at Double-A Tulsa, working to a 3.91 ERA in 73 2/3 innings. The 6’5″ hurler struck out nearly 30% of opponents in opposition to a stable 7.6% stroll charge in that breakout displaying.
Knack, 26, was a second spherical choose in the identical draft. A senior signal out of East Tennessee State, he’s a possible back-end starter. Knack cut up the ’23 marketing campaign between Tulsa and Triple-A Oklahoma Metropolis, posting a sub-3.00 ERA at each stops. He allowed 2.51 earned runs per 9 in 100 1/3 frames total, placing out 24% of batters confronted with a 7.3% stroll proportion.
Feduccia, additionally 26, is a left-handed hitter out of LSU. A Twelfth-round choose in 2018, he has spent six seasons within the minors. He logged all of 2023 in OKC, operating a .279/.387/.451 batting line over 380 journeys to the plate. Feduccia walked at an enormous 15.3% clip, struck out round 21% of the time and related on 11 house runs.
Ari Alexander of KPRC 2 first reported the alternatives of Frasso and Feduccia this afternoon.