Austin Barnes

Prospect Walker Buehler is ready to contribute to the Dodgers next season

Prospect Walker Buehler is ready to contribute to the Dodgers next season

A bevy of Dodgers veterans worked out at Dodger Stadium on Thursday afternoon. The group included Justin Turner, Cody Bellinger, Austin Barnes, Enrique Hernandez and even Matt Kemp, the recently reacquired outfielder the team is expected to trade or release before spring training.

A few prospects were sprinkled in the mix, including right-hander Walker Buehler, who is considered the most prized minor-league arm in the system. Buehler, 23, made his big-league debut in 2017 as a reliever, but he will return to starting in 2018 and could join the rotation later in the summer.

A first-round pick in 2015, Buehler completed his first full season recovered from Tommy John surgery in...

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