Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 10th 2011

Lots of offense in Monday’s early Arizona Fall League games. The Peoria Javelinas beat the Phoenix Desert Dogs 7-6. Peoria pounded out 16 hits in the game. Phoenix had the tying run on with one out in the bottom of the ninth but Oakland Athletics prospect Grant Green grounded into a double play to end the game. Fellow Oakland prospect Murphy Smith was hammered in his start for Phoenix going 3IP, 6ER, 8H, 0BB, 0K, allowing two home runs and taking the loss. His ERA ballooned to 14.29. The Salt River Rafters pounded out 21 hits in beating the Surprise Saguaros in a game that featured seven combined home runs. Every Salt River starter had at least one hit and eight of the nine had at least one RBI. Each of Surprise’s six pitchers gave up at least one earned run. Colorado Rockies prospect Ben Paulsen had four hits for Salt River while Texas Rangers prospect Mike Olt tallied his second two Home Run day of the 2011 Arizona Fall League season. Colorado Rockies prospect and former Vanderbilt star Casey Weathers picked up the win in relief with a scoreless inning. An RBI ground out in the bottom of the 8th led the Scottsdale Scorpions to a 4-3 win over the Mesa Solar Sox in the nightcap. Bryce Harper got his first hit of the season in the game. He had previously been 0-15 before a sixth inning single.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Monday October 10th 2011:

Mesa vs Scottsdale
Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-5, RBI

D J LeMahieu Chicago Cubs – 2-4, 2B

Josh Vitters Chicago Cubs – 1-3, 2B, BB

Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins – 1-2, RBI, 2BB

Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants – 3-4, 3B

Will Middlebrooks Boston Red Sox – 1-4, 2B, 2RBI

Bryce Harper Washington Nationals – 1-3, RBI, BB, 2SB

Colby Shreve Philadelphia Phillies – 2IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 2K

Will Latimer Boston Red Sox – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Stephen Harrold San Francisco Giants – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 2BB, 1K, WIN

Salt River vs Surprise
David Nick Arizona Diamondbacks – 3-5, RBI, BB

Tim Wheeler Colorado Rockies – 2-6, HR, 4RBI

Alex Castellanos Los Angeles Dodgers – 1-5, HR, RBI, BB, SB

Ryan Wheeler Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-5, RBI, BB

Kody Hinze Houston Astros – 3-5, HR, 2RBI, BB

Ben Paulsen Colorado Rockies – 4-6, 2B, RBI

Jake Lemmerman Los Angeles Dodgers – 2-4, RBI, 2BB

Rob Brantley Detroit Tigers – 3-5, 2RBI, BB

Tim Beckham Tampa Bay Rays – 1-5, 2B

Wil Myers Kansas City Royals – 1-3, HR, RBI, 2BB

Mike Olt Texas Rangers – 3-4, 2HR, 2RBI, BB

Joe Terdoslavich Atlanta Braves – 2-5

Kyle Skipworth Florida Marlins – 1-4, HR, RBI, BB

Ryan Strausborger Texas Rangers – 2-3, 3B, RBI, BB

Casey Weathers Colorado Rockies – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K, WIN

Jason Stoffel Houston Astros – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 3K

Peoria vs Phoenix
Logan Schafer Milwaukee Brewers – 2-5, 2B, SB

Chih-Hsien Chiang Seattle Mariners – 3-4, 2B, BB

Jedd Gyorko San Diego Padres – 2-4, HR, 3RBI, BB

Matt Adams St Louis Cardinals – 2-5, 2B, HR, RBI

Jaff Decker San Diego Padres – 3-5, 3B, RBI

Ryan Jackson St Louis Cardinals – 3-5, 2B, 2RBI

Wilfredo Tovar New York Mets – 1-4, 2B, BB

Jesus Aguilar Cleveland Indians – 3-5

Grant Green Oakland Athletics – 2-5

Rob Segedin New York Yankees – 2-4, 2B, 2RBI

Forrest Snow Seattle Mariners – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 4K

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