Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 15th 2011

There was lots of offense on Saturday in the Arizona Fall League. The Mesa Solar Sox beat the Surprise Saguaros 14-3. Chicago Cubs prospect Junior Lake continued his assault of AFL pitching with three hits including a home run and four RBI’s for Mesa. Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Jeffress was the hardest hit Surprise pitcher going 0.2IP, 5R, 2ER, 4H, 2BB, 0K out of the pen. The Peoria Javelinas defeated the Scottsdale Scorpions 8-7. The big news from the game was the professional debut for Washington Nationals 2011 first round pick Matt Purke who went two innings allowing one run on one hit. In the nightcap the Salt River Rafters won 8-7 in walk off fashion over the Phoenix Desert Dogs. Salt River won on a walk off wild pitch by Cincinnati Reds pitching prospect Nick Christiani that allowed Los Angeles Dogers prospect Brian Cavazos-Galvez to score from third base and win the game. Colorado Rockies prospect Nolan Arenado had a RBI in the game and has now driven in at least one run in six of the seven 2011 Arizona Fall League games played this season.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Saturday October 15th 2011:

Mesa vs Surprise
Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-5, HR, RBI, BB

Brian Dozier Minnesota Twins – 3-5, 2B, 2RBI, BB

Junior Lake Chicago Cubs – 3-5, 2B, HR, 4RBI

D J LeMahieu Chicago Cubs – 3-5, 2RBI, BB

Joe Mahoney Baltimore Orioles – 3-5, 2B, 4RBI

Cole DeVries Minnesota Twins – 4IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 5K

Chris Carpenter Chicago Cubs – 1.2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 5K

Evan Reed Florida Marlins – 1.1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Scottsdale vs Peoria
Mike Trout Los Angles Angels – 2-5, 2B

Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants – 3-5, RBI

Derek Norris Washington Nationals – 1-4, 2B, 2RBI

Cody Overbeck Philadelphia Phillies – 2-3, 2BB

Dan Butler Boston Red Sox – 1-3, HR, 3RBI, BB

Nick Franklin Seattle Mariners – 2-4, 2B, 2RBI

Juan Lagares New York Mets – 2-4, HR, 2RBI

Zelous Wheeler Milwaukee Brewers – 2-4, 2(2B), RBI

Jefry Marte New York Mets – 1-4, HR, 2RBI

Oscar Taveras St Louis Cardinals – 2-4, 2B, RBI

Matt Purke Washington Nationals – 2IP, 1ER, 1H, 1BB, 1K

Keith Butler St Louis Cardinals – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

Salt River vs Phoenix
Anthony Gose Toronto Blue Jays – 2-5, 3B, HR, RBI

Brodie Greene Cincinnati Reds – 3-5, 2RBI

Rob Segedin New York Yankees – 3-4, RBI

Grant Green Oakland Athletics – 2-3, 2RBI

Tim Wheeler Colorado Rockies – 2-5, 2B, RBI

Adam Eaton Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-5, 2B, HR, 3RBI

Kyle Russell Los Angeles Dodgers – 1-3, HR, RBI, BB

Tyler Stohr Detroit Tigers – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 3K

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