Worth noting

Worth noting

• Right-hander Chad Billinglsey, who had Tommy John surgery on April 25, had his brace removed on Thursday.

• Class A Great Lakes catcher Tyler Ogle and right-handers Jharel Cotton and Carlos Frias were named to the Midwest League All-Star Game.

Ogle is hitting .275 with seven home runs and 28 RBIs in 54 games. Cotton has held opponents to a .200 batting average and owns a 3.55 ERA in 11 games (nine starts). Frias is 4-3 with a 2.56 ERA in 11 starts.

• Dodgers 16-year-old pitching prospect Julio Urias won his first game with Great Lakes on Thursday, tossing five scoreless innings and striking out five.

• The Dodgers announced the signing of 17-year-old outfielder Johan Mieses from the Dominican Republic.

Austin Laymance is an associate reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.