The Dodgers promoted former Sahuaro standout Alex Verdugo from the Great Lakes Loons to the their Class A Advanced club, the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.
Verdugo was immediately put in the starting rotation with the Quakes and is batting second and playing centerfield.
Verdugo is listed as the No. 7 prospect in the Dodgers organization.
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