Ronit Shah

  • joined Jun 30, 2011
  • last login Nov 23, 2013
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Ron Shah made the journey across the country to Southern California after growing up in Queens, New York for 14 years. It was there where he took on the passion of the city when it came to love for a good slice of pizza and baseball. Currently, Ron is a college student studying business, who is now venturing into the minor league baseball side of things. He will be contributing several pieces per week for the site with a focus on prospects. You can follow Ron on Twitter @Rontrarian.

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Dodgers 4, Padres 0: Kershaw dominates Padres

Saturday evening proved to be yet another dominant Clayton Kershaw start, as the NL Cy Young favorite threw seven shutout innings against the San Diego Padres.

Travis Jankowski Scouting Report


Last of the 3 notable positional prospects on the High-A team.

Austin Hedges Scouting Report and Player Comp


Elite defender, but what's the bat? Wish I could've got video, but he's in Double-A now.

Jace Peterson Scouting Report


My take on Padres prospect Jace Peterson. I like to have video for all the guys I write up, but don't have any for Peterson. That will change.

Addison Russell Scouting Report & Video (BP + HR)


My scouting report & video of Russell. He hit several home runs in BP, including one that probably went 430 feet or so.

Corey Seager scouting video

Scouting video of Los Angeles Dodgers top prospect Corey Seager, including his batting practice and live in-game at bats.

Trevor Story Scouting Report/Video


My scouting report on Trevor Story attached with HD scouting video.

Robert Stephenson Scouting Report


I posted the video of Stephenson's High-A debut not too long ago, and here's my personal scouting report him. I am very high on him, as are people I've spoken with.

HD Video: Eddie Butler vs. San Jose (7-17-13)


Here’s HD video of Colorado Rockies’ top prospect Eddie Butler‘s complete start against the San Jose Giants, San Francisco’s High-A affiliate. Butler tossed five innings of scoreless baseball while striking out two batters and walking one. Eddie Butler’s arsenal from the outing: 4-seam fastball (95-96 MPH T97), 2-seam fastball (92-93 MPH), cutter (87-88 MPH), changeup (88-89 MPH) & curveball (80-82 MPH).

HD Video: Kyle Crick vs. Modesto (7-17-13)


HD video of Kyle Crick's full outing against the Modesto Nuts on July 17, 2013.

Dodgers 7/20/13 minor league report

Scott Schebler continued his power surge at the plate, hitting his 21st home run on Saturday for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes.


Video: Carlos Marmol throws for Dodgers' affiliate

Recently acquired Carlos Marmol works an inning for the Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, the Los Angeles Dodgers High-A affiliate, while working in back-to-back games.

Prospect Profile: Delino DeShields Jr.


Profile + interview...I wrote a profile on Houston Astros prospect Delino DeShields Jr. Getting my feet wet into the player development/prospect side of baseball, so any feedback is welcome.

Steve Ames excited for new opportunity with Miami

Recently traded pitcher Steve Ames is excited for his new opportunity with the Miami Marlins

Carl Crawford to rejoin Dodgers in San Francisco

After playing in his fourth rehab game, Dodgers outfielder Carl Crawford's rehab assignment is complete. Crawford will join the Dodgers on Friday in San Francisco.

Carl Crawford completes third rehab game

Dodgers star outfielder went 1-for-4 with a double in his third rehab assignment on Monday, and believes he's ready to return to the big leagues.

Carl Crawford, Ted Lilly complete first rehab game

Dodgers rehabbing outfielder Carl Crawford and starting pitcher Ted Lilly both appeared in their first rehab game on Sunday, but had mixed results with the Dodgers' Class-A affiliate.

Dodgers June 27 minor league report

Joc Pederson hit two more home runs for Class Double-A Chattanooga, while the Dodgers minor league affiliates went a combined 5-1.

California League notebook: Games of 6/13 - 6/15

Scouting Stockton and Rancho Cucamonga prospects, including Addison Russell and Jonathan Garcia.

Dodgers June 23 minor league report

Dodgers top prospect Corey Seager homered yet again for the Great Lakes Loons, who won 10-7 on Sunday.

California League notebook: Games of June 3-5

Scouting notes on Inland Empire and Rancho Cucamonga prospects, including Duke von Schamann and Eric Stamets from June 3-5.

California League notebook: Quakes lose 8-3

The Quakes offense came alive on Wednesday night, as the team plated eight runs in a winning effort to salvage the final game of a three-game set against the Inland Empire 66ers.

Hanley Ramirez completes third rehab game

Dodgers start shortstop went 1-for-3 with a double in his third rehab assignment on Monday, meaning he could be back in Los Angeles as soon as Tuesday.

Some game notes on Astros prospects


Hi, I write for True Blue LA and am am getting my feet wet in the scouting/prospect world. I went on my first trip Wednesday and wrote about it here. There are several notes on Lancaster's players and I tweeted out a few as well (http://twitter.com/Rontrarian). I think you will like it quite a bit.

California League notebook: Quakes lose 9-4

The Quakes couldn't avoid being swept by the JetHawks on Wednesday, falling 9-4 to Lancaster at LoanMart Field in Rancho Cucamonga.

Jose Fernandez's MLB Debut


At 20 years of age, Jose Fernandez made the jump few do from High-A to the major leagues. But you wouldn't have been able to tell by his performance. Feedback welcome.


Trevor Bauer's command woes

A look at Bauer's Pitch F/X data indicates the young right-hander may be struggling with his command due to his shifting on the mound.


Astros Stay Swinging and Missing

In their first four games, Houston Astros batters have been fooled at the plate all too many times, striking out in nearly 42% of their combined plate appearances. Oh, and they don't have a pitcher...

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