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Dodger Prospect #5 Scott Elbert

Scott Elbert

Scott Elbert was the #4 prospect in the Dodgers organization after the 2006 season but then shoulder miseries closed him down and he only pitched 46 innings in 2007 as they eased him back into action. Pitching mainly in relief in 2008, he became the top rated reliever in the franchise and another solid performance in 2009 puts him right in the mix for the coming season.

Left-hander Scott Elbert and shortstop Dee Gordon were named the Dodgers' Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher and Player of the Year, respectively, after the 2009 season. Elbert earned the honor by going 4-4 with a 3.84 ERA in a combined 20 appearances (18 starts) at Double-A Chattanooga and Triple-A Albuquerque. He struck out 125 batters and walked 44 in 96 innings. Elbert was...

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