Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 7th 2011

A pair of walk off wins highlighted the early games as the first week of the 2011 Arizona Fall League season continued on Friday. The Salt River Rafters beat the Mesa Solar Sox 4-3 on a walk off error in the bottom of the ninth. Mesa second baseman and Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Jarek Cunningham attempted to turn an inning ending double play but instead threw the ball away allowing Arizona Diamondbacks prospect David Nick to score the game winning run for Salt River. The Surprise Saguaros beat the Peoria Javelinas 6-5 in a game that featured a wild ninth inning. In the top of the 9th, Milwaukee Brewers prospect Scooter Gennett blasted a Grand Slam Home Run to put Peoria ahead 5-3. In the bottom half Florida Marlins prospect Kevin Mattison hit a two run home run to tie the game and later Tampa Bay Rays prospect Mikie Mahtook singled to drive in Tim Beckham with the game winning run. Seattle Mariners first round pick Danny Hultzen made the start for Peoria and went 2IP, 1ER, 3H, 1BB, 2K in his professional debut. In the nightcap the Scottsdale Scorpions beat the Phoenix Desert Dogs 7-3. The game marked Los Angeles Angels prospect Mike Trout’s 2011 Arizona Fall League Debut, and he didn’t disappoint getting three hits in the game.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Friday October 7th 2011:

Phoenix vs Scottsdale
Michael Choice Oakland Athletics – 2-3, HR, 2RBI

Yasmani Grandal Cincinnati Reds – 1-4, 2B, RBI

Tyson Gillies Philadelphia Phillies – 2-2, 2BB, SB

Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels – 3-5, 2B, RBI

Hank Conger Los Angeles Angels – 1-4, 3RBI

Will Middlebrooks Boston Red Sox – 3-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI

Chad Beck Toronto Blue Jays – 1.2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

Bradley Boxberger Cincinnati Reds – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 3K

Chris Scholl Los Angeles Angels – 3IP, 2ER, 1H, 1BB, 3K

Austin Fleet San Francisco Giants – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 3K

Seth Rosin San Francisco Giants – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

Stephen Harrold San Francisco Giants – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

Pat Lehman Washington Nationals – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 2K

Mesa vs Salt River
Brandon Short Chicago White Sox – 1-3, 2B, BB

Jarek Cunningham Pittsburgh Pirates – 1-4, HR, 2RBI

Chris Herrmann Minnesota Twins – 1-2, 2B, 2BB

Tyler Saladino Chicago White Sox – 1-4, 3B

Adam Eaton Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-4

Kody Hinze Houston Astros – 1-3, HR, 2RBI, BB

Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies – 1-4, 2RBI

Trey McNutt Chicago Cubs – 3IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

Steve Ames Los Angeles Dodgers – 4IP, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 1K

Peoria vs Surprise
Scooter Gennett Milwaukee Brewers – 2-5, 2B, HR, 4RBI

Jefry Marte New York Mets – 1-3, 2B, BB

Kevin Mattison Florida Marlins – 2-5, 3B, HR, 3RBI

Christian Colon Kansas City Royals – 2-5, 2B

Joe Terdoslavich Atlanta Braves – 3-4, 2(2B), BB

Mikie Mahtook Tampa Bay Rays – 1-3, 2RBI, BB, SB

Anthony Bass San Diego Padres – 3IP, 0ER, 3H, 0BB, 4K

Neil Ramirez Texas Rangers – 3IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 2K

Eric Cordier Atlanta Braves – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 2BB, 1K

Ryan Kelly Texas Rangers – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

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