Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 14th 2011

One night after just one home run was hit, the Arizona Fall League exploded with power on Friday as the league’s six teams combined for 10 home runs. The Salt River Rafters beat the Phoenix Desert Dogs 7-5. The Salt River pitching staff combined to strike out 13 Desert Dogs batters and the offense blew the game open with four unearned runs in the seventh on their way to the win. The Surprise Saguaros beat the Mesa Solar Sox 16-8 in a slugfest that featured 32 hits between the two teams. Pittsburgh Pirates number one overall pick of the 2011 draft, Gerrit Cole from UCLA made his professional debut for Mesa going 2.1IP, 3ER, 3H, 1BB, 2K. He reportedly touched 100 mph on the radar gun. Tampa Bay Rays prospect Tim Beckham had a monster game for Surprise going 4-6 with 2 Doubles, 2 Triples, and 4 RBI’s. Chicago Cubs prospect Josh Vitters had four hits for Mesa and upped his season average to .405. In the night cap the Peoria Javelinas beat the Scottsdale Scorpions 14-5. San Diego Padres prospect Jedd Gyorko blasted a pair of Home Runs and drove in 4 RBI’s for Peoria. New York Mets pitching prospect Collin McHugh picked up the win scattering two runs on three hits in four innings of work.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Friday October 14th 2011:

Salt River vs Phoenix
Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies – 1-4, RBI

Ryan Wheeler Arizona Diamondbacks – 1-4, RBI

David Nick Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-4

Rob Brantley Detroit Tigers – 2-4, 2B, 2RBI

Anthony Gose Toronto Blue Jays – 2-5

Cody Puckett Cincinnati Reds – 1-5, HR, 3RBI

Rob Segedin New York Yankees – 2-4, HR, RBI, BB

Chad Huffman Cleveland Indians – 1-3, 2B, 2BB

Corban Joseph New York Yankees – 2-3, 2B, BB

Josh Wall Los Angeles Dodgers – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 3K, SAVE

Chad Beck Toronto Blue Jays – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 1K

Surprise vs Mesa
Kevin Mattison Florida Marlins – 3-4, 3B, HR, 4RBI, 2BB

Tim Beckham Tampa Bay Rays – 4-6, 2(2B), 2(3B), 4RBI

Mike Olt Texas Rangers – 3-5, 2B, 3RBI

Matt Dominguez Florida Marlins – 3-6, HR, 2RBI

Todd Cunningham Atlanta Braves – 1-4, 2B, 3RBI

Josh Vitters Chicago Cubs – 4-5, 2B

Junior Lake Chicago Cubs – 1-5, HR, RBI

D J LeMahieu Chicago Cubs – 2-4, HR, 2RBI

Chris Herrmann Minnesota Twins – 2-4, 2B, 2RBI

Ryan Kelly Texas Rangers – 1.2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 0K

Casey Lambert Baltimore Orioles – 1.2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 1K

Dakota Watts Minnesota Twins – 1.1IP, 1ER, 2H, 1BB, 4K

Peoria vs Scottsdale
Logan Schafer Milwaukee Brewers – 2-5, HR, RBI, BB

Jedd Gyorko San Diego Padres – 3-5, 2HR, 4RBI, BB

Matt Adams St Louis Cardinals – 1-5, 2B, BB

Jaff Decker San Diego Padres – 2-4, 2B, HR, 3RBI, BB

Adam Moore Seattle Mariners – 1-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB

Wilfredo Tovar New York Mets – 3-5, 2B, 2RBI

Oscar Taveras St Louis Cardinals – 2-5, 2B, RBI

Tyson Gillies Philadelphia Phillies – 2-4, RBI, BB

Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants – 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB

Bryce Harper Washington Nationals – 1-4, 3B, 2RBI

Cody Scarpetta Milwaukee Brewers – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 4K

Brian Moran Seattle Mariners – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

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