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Prospect Cotton among Dodgers' first roster cuts

March 14, 2016

PHOENIX -- The Dodgers made their first round of roster cuts on Monday, with no great surprises.Pitcher Jharel Cotton was optioned, while non-roster pitchers Chris Anderson, Chase De Jong, Caleb Dirks, Lisalverto Bonilla and Jacob Rhame, catcher Kyle Farmer and outfielder Alex Hassan were reassigned.Cotton is ranked as the Dodgers'

PHOENIX -- The Dodgers made their first round of roster cuts on Monday, with no great surprises.
Pitcher Jharel Cotton was optioned, while non-roster pitchers Chris Anderson, Chase De Jong, Caleb Dirks, Lisalverto Bonilla and Jacob Rhame, catcher Kyle Farmer and outfielder Alex Hassan were reassigned.
Cotton is ranked as the Dodgers' ninth-best prospect. Anderson, a former first-round Draft pick, is ranked No. 17, De Jong No. 20, Rhame No. 22 and Farmer No. 30.
Dirks had a back injury since the beginning of camp and never appeared in a game.

[Ken Gurnick](mailto:[email protected]) is a reporter for MLB.com.