As the Dodgers’ farm system was ravaged during the rule 5 draft last week, they didn’t come away empty handed. While teams plucked 8 prospects from LA, Andrew Friedman and company added two intriguing names to the farm.
An outfielder from Tampa Bay, Roimer Bolivar, and a catcher from the Diamondbacks Ryan January. After learning about his trade, January took to Twitter to share his excitement.
Let’s go man!!!! pic.twitter.com/yZJAQQYYKa
— Ryan January (@rj_baseball) December 10, 2020
This kid knew all the right things to say.
The amazing journey continues as I was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the Rule 5 draft. … I am humbled and beyond excited at the thought of playing for the World Championship Dodgers organization and can’t thank them enough for believing in my ability to play the game. I look forward to the great opportunity more than anyone could realize. … I officially bleed Dodger Blue!
January joins a deep group of talented catchers in the LA farm system including top prospect Kiebert Ruiz and future star Diego Cartaya.
Welcome to the club, Ryan!
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