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Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 28th 2011

Lots of offense on display in the Arizona Fall League on Friday. The Mesa Solar Sox picked up a 10-3 win over the Peoria Javelinas. White Sox prospect Terry Doyle picked up his league leading 4th win with three scoreless innings for Mesa. Fellow White Sox prospect Brandon Short blasted two home runs and drove in four to pace the Solar Sox. The Phoenix Desert Dogs defeated the Surprise Saguaros 11-5. Michael Choice tied for the league lead in Home Runs with his 6th as part of a three hit, five RBI day for Phoenix. In the nightcap, the Scottsdale Scorpions beat the Salt River Rafters 9-5. Bryce Harper extended his hit streak to nine games with a two run home run in his final at-bat. It was Harper’s third Home Run in as many games.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Friday October 28th 2011:

Mesa vs Peoria
Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 1-4, 2B, 2BB

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

Brandon Short Chicago White Sox – 2-6, 2HR, 4RBI

Joe Mahoney Baltimore Orioles – 1-4, 2B, BB

Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins – 2-4, 2RBI, BB, SB

Xavier Avery Baltimore Orioles – 2-3, 3B, RBI, 2BB, SB

Logan Schafer Milwaukee Brewers – 1-4, HR, 2RBI, BB

Wilfredo Tovar New York Mets – 2-5, 2(2B)

Ryan Jackson St Louis Cardinals – 2-4

Juan Centeno New York Mets – 2-4, 2B

Terry Doyle Chicago White Sox – 3IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 3K, WIN

Nick Schmidt San Diego Padres – 3IP, 1ER, 3H, 0BB, 3K

Cody Scarpetta Milwaukee Brewers – 3IP, 1ER, 2H, 2BB, 3K, LOSS

Phoenix vs Surprise
Brodie Greene Cincinnati Reds – 1-4, 2B, BB

Michael Choice Oakland Athletics – 3-4, HR, 5RBI, BB

Chad Huffman Cleveland Indians – 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB

Jesus Aguilar Cleveland Indians – 2-4, 2B, BB

Rob Segedin New York Yankees – 1-5, 3B, 2RBI

Kevin Aherns Toronto Blue Jays – 2-5, 2B

Corban Joseph New York Yankees – 2-4, 2B, 2RBI

Ryan Ortiz Oakland Athletics – 2-4, BB

Kevin Mattison Florida Marlins – 2-3, 2BB

Mike Olt Texas Rangers – 2-5, 2RBI

Joe Terdoslavich Atlanta Braves – 1-4, 2B

Christian Bethancourt Atlanta Braves – 2-4, 2B, HR, 3RBI

Mikie Mahtook Tampa Bay Rays – 2-4, 3B

Anthony Capra Oakland Athletics – 1.1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 2K

Donnie Joseph Cincinnati Reds – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K, WIN

Chase Whitley New York Yankees – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 2K

Andrew Carignan Oakland Athletics – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 1K

Scottsdale vs Salt River
Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels – 2-6, 2B, RBI

Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants – 2-6, RBI

Bryce Harper Washington Nationals – 1-4, HR, 2RBI, BB

Darin Ruf Philadelphia Phillies – 1-1, RBI, 3BB

Joe Panik San Francisco Giants – 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB

Zach Walters Washington Nationals – 1-3, 2B, 3RBI

Tim Wheeler Colorado Rockies – 2-4, BB

Kody Hinze Houston Astros – 2-4, HR, 2RBI

Brian Cavazos-Galvez Los Angeles Dodgers – 1-4, HR, 3RBI

Seth Rosin San Francisco Giants – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 27th 2011

The Scottsdale Scorpions used a three run Walk Off Home Run by Washington Nationals top prospect Bryce Harper to beat the Mesa Solar Sox 8-7 on Thursday. Harper drove in four on the day and extended his hitting streak to nine games. On the other side of the ledger, fellow Nationals prospect Matt Purke was hammered once again, allowing three earned runs in one inning. His fall league ERA stands at 29.70. The Peoria Javelinas needed eleven innings to defeat the Phoenix Desert Dogs 7-5. Cleveland Indians prospect Roberto Perez was a triple shy of the cycle for Phoenix. Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman went one and two thirds innings allowing one run on one hit while walking a batter and striking out one for Phoenix. The Surprise Saguaros scored two in the top of the ninth to pull out a 5-3 win over the Salt River Rafters. Nolan Arenado homered for the third consecutive game and drove in his league leading 23rd and 24th RBI’s of the year for Salt River.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Thursday October 27th 2011:

Mesa vs Scottsdale
Xavier Avery Baltimore Orioles – 3-4, 2RBI, BB

Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins – 3-4, 2(2B), 2RBI

Brian Ward Baltimore Orioles – 2-4, 2B

Jarek Cunningham Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-4

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

Jean Segura Los Angeles Angels – 3-5, 3B, 2RBI

Bryce Harper Washington Nationals – 2-5, HR, 4RBI

Darin Ruf Philadelphia Phillies – 2-4, HR, 2RBI

Mike Colla Pittsburgh Pirates – 2IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 1K

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

Peoria vs Phoenix
Matt Adams St Louis Cardinals – 2-5, 2B, RBI

Jefry Marte New York Mets – 1-4, 2B, BB

Jason Hagerty San Diego Padres – 2-5, RBI

Jaff Decker San Diego Padres – 1-4, 2B, BB

Oscar Taveras St Louis Cardinals – 2-4, RBI

Juan Centeno New York Mets – 2-5, RBI

Ronnier Mustelier New York Yankees – 3-5

Roberto Perez Cleveland Indians – 4-5, 2B, HR, RBI

Adeiny Hechavarria Toronto Blue Jays – 2-5, 3B

Brian Moran Seattle Mariners – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 2K, WIN

Evan Crawford Toronto Blue Jays – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 2K

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

Surprise vs Salt River
Christian Colon Kansas City Royals – 2-5, HR, RBI

Wil Myers Kansas City Royals – 2-5, HR, RBI

Kyle Skipworth Florida Marlins – 2-3, BB

Anthony Seratelli Kansas City Royals – 2-3, BB

Adam Eaton Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-4

Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies – 1-4, HR, 2RBI

Jacob Goebbert Houston Astros – 2-4, 2B

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 26th 2011

There was a power surge Wednesday in the Arizona Fall League as 11 home runs were hit in over the league’s three games. The Phoenix Desert Dogs beat the Peoria Javelinas 7-6 in 10 innings. Oakland Athletics prospect Grant Green hit home run in the top of the 10th that proved to be the difference. Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Danny Hultzen allowed a run on two hits while striking out five in three and two thirds innings for Peoria. Gerrit Cole the Pittsburgh Pirates top overall pick in the 2011 draft went three and two thirds hitless innings to help lead the Mesa Solar Sox to a 10-5 win over the Scottsdale Scorpions. Washington Nationals prospect Bryce Harper hit his second Arizona Fall League Home Run and drove in four in the losing effort for Scottsdale. The Salt River Rafters picked up a 6-2 win over the Surprise Saguaros. Tampa Bay Rays prospect Mikie Mahtook hit his first professional home run.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Wednesday October 26th 2011:

Phoenix vs Peoria
Anthony Gose Toronto Blue Jays – 1-5, 2B

Brodie Greene Cincinnati Reds – 1-4, HR, RBI, BB

Ronnier Mustelier New York Yankees – 2-5, HR, 3RBI

Grant Green Oakland Athletics – 2-5, 2B, HR, RBI

Yan Gomes Toronto Blue Jays – 2-3, BB

Logan Schafer Milwaukee Brewers – 2-4, 2B

Nick Franklin Seattle Mariners – 2-5, RBI

Juan Lagares New York Mets – 3-5, 2B, 3RBI

Nick Christiani Cincinnati Reds – 2.1IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 1K

Tyler Sturdevant Cleveland Indians – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 4K

Cory Burns Cleveland Indians – 2IP, 0ER, 3H, 0BB, 4K, WIN

Danny Hultzen Seattle Mariners – 3.2IP, 1ER, 2H, 1BB, 5K

David Kopp St Louis Cardinals – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Scottsdale vs Mesa
Juan Carlos Linares Boston Red Sox – 1-5, HR, RBI

Derek Norris Washington Nationals – 2-3, BB

Bryce Harper 2-3, HR, 4RBI

Ryan Dent Boston Red Sox – 2-3, 2(2B), BB

Tyler Saladino Chicago White Sox – 2-5

Brandon Short Chicago White Sox – 1-4, HR, RBI

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

Michael Blanke Chicago White Sox – 2-4, HR, RBI

Jarek Cunningham Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-4, 2B, RBI

Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins – 2-3, HR, 3RBI, BB

Rafael Martin Washington Nationals – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 1K

Gerrit Cole Pittsburgh Pirates – 3.2IP, 1R, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 4K, WIN

Chris Carpenter Chicago Cubs – 2IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 3K

Brandon Kloess Chicago White Sox – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 2K

Salt River vs Surprise
Jay Austin Houston Astros – 2-4, 2B, RBI, BB

Adam Eaton Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-5, RBI

Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies – 2-5, HR, RBI

Brian Cavazos-Galvez Los Angeles Dodgers – 2-5, 2B

Kyle Russell Los Angeles Dodgers – 3-4, 3B, RBI

Gorman Erickson Los Angeles Dodgers – 2-4, 2(2B), RBI

Mikie Mahtook Tampa Bay Rays – 2-3, HR, RBI

Joe Gardner Colorado Rockies – 3IP, 1ER, 2H, 0BB, 0K

Casey Crosby Detroit Tigers – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 25th 2011

The Surprise Saguaros defeated the Mesa Solar Sox 8-6 on a Walk Off Home Run by Texas Rangers prospect Ryan Strausborger. Fellow Rangers prospect Mike Olt blasted two home runs to jump into the Arizona Fall League lead in Home Runs with 6th. Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Robbie Grossman also blasted his sixth home run for Mesa. The Salt River Rafters took home a 4-3 win over the Phoenix Desert Dogs. Colorado Rockies prospect Nolan Arenado homered and drove in his league leading 21st RBI. Yankees outfield prospect Rob Segedin homered in the losing effort. Tuesday’s Arizona Fall League nightcap between the Peoria Javelinas and the Scottsdale Scorpions was rained out.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Tuesday October 25th 2011:

Mesa vs Surprise
Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 1-4, HR, 2RBI

D J LeMahieu Chicago Cubs – 2-3, BB

Chris Herrmann Minnesota Twins – 2-4, HR, 3RBI

Xavier Avery Baltimore Orioles – 2-3, RBI, BB

Leury Garcia Texas Rangers – 4-5, HR, RBI

Wil Myers Kansas City Royals – 3-5, 3B, RBI

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

Kyle Skipworth Florida Marlins – 2-5, 2B, RBI

Christian Colon Kansas City Royals – 2-4

Ryan Strausborger Texas Rangers – 1-4, HR, 2RBI

Jeff Inman Pittsburgh Pirates – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

Jeremy Jeffress Kansas City Royals – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 3K

Justin Miller Texas Rangers – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 1K

Salt River vs Phoenix
Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies – 2-4, HR, RBI

Jason Castro Houston Astros – 1-3, BB

Rob Segedin New York Yankees – 1-3, HR, 2RBI, BB

Kevin Aherns Toronto Blue Jays – 1-4, 2B, RBI

Dallas Keuchel Houston Astros – 5IP, 2ER, 2H, 0BB, 1K

Kevin Munson Arizona Diamondbacks – 1.1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

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

Preston Claiborne New York Yankees – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 3K

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 24th 2011

Monday was one of the rare days of the 2011 Arizona Fall League season where balls were not flying out of the yard at a torrid pace, as just three home runs were hit across the league. The Phoenix Desert Dogs beat the Salt River Rafters 4-1. The game featured the debut of Cincinnati Reds pitcher Aroldis Chapman who pitched a scoreless inning in the first of three scheduled fall league appearances for Phoenix. The Peoria Javelinas defeated the Scottsdale Scorpions 8-4. Seattle Mariners pitching prospect Steven Hensley picked up the win with two scoreless innings of relief. Boston Red Sox pitching prospect Will Latimer was roughed up allowing four earned runs in one third of an inning for Scottsdale. The Surprise Saguaros got the 8-3 win over the Mesa Solar Sox. Wil Myers had three hits and drove in three runs for Surprise, while Mesa’s Robbie Grossman raised his season average to .400 after a three hit day.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Monday October 24th 2011:

Phoenix vs Salt River
Corban Joseph New York Yankees – 2-5, 2B, 2RBI

Michael Choice Oakland Athletics – 2-5, 2B, RBI

Ronnier Mustelier New York Yankees – 2-5

Adeiny Hechavarria Toronto Blue Jays – 1-3, 2B, BB

Adam Eaton Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-4, 2B

Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies – 1-4, 2B, RBI

Ryan Wheeler Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-4

Aroldis Chapman Cincinnati Reds – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 1K

Chad Beck Toronto Blue Jays – 1.1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

Evan Crawford Toronto Blue Jays – 1.2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

Rob Scahill Colorado Rockies – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

Scottsdale vs Peoria
Mike Trout Los Angeles Angels – 2-4

Tyson Gillies Philadelphia Phillies – 1-4, 2B, BB

Jean Segura Los Angeles Angels – 1-5, 2B

Derek Norris Washington Nationals – 2-2, 2B, HR, 2RBI, BB

Joe Panik San Francisco Giants – 2-3, HR, 2RBI, BB

Chih Hsien Chiang Seattle Mariners – 2-5

Jedd Gyorko San Diego Padres – 1-4, 2B, 2RBI

Jefry Marte New York Mets – 2-4, 2B, RBI

Kentrail Davis Milwaukee Brewers – 2-3, 2B, 2RBI, BB

Wilfredo Tovar New York Mets – 2-4, 2B, RBI

Surprise vs Mesa
Tim Beckham Tampa Bay Rays – 2-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB

Wil Myers Kansas City Royals – 3-4, 2B, 3RBI, BB

Mike Olt Texas Rangers – 1-5, 2B, RBI

Joe Terdoslavich Atlanta Braves – 2-3, HR, 2RBI, BB, SB

Mikie Mahtook Tampa Bay Rays – 1-3, BB

Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 3-4, RBI, BB

Joe Mahoney Baltimore Orioles – 2-4

Brian Ward Baltimore Orioles – 2-4

Evan Reed Florida Marlins – 2IP, 0ER, 3H, 0BB, 3K

Steve Johnson Baltimore Orioles – 3IP, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 1K

Mike Colla Pittsburgh Pirates – 1.2IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 2K

Brandon Kloess 1.1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 4K

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 22nd 2011

There were a trio of blowouts as the Arizona Fall League season continued with three afternoon games on Saturday. The Scottsdale Scorpions defeated the Phoenix Desert Dogs 9-4. After being held to just one run in the first five innings, Scottsdale exploded for eight runs off three Phoenix relievers in the final four innings to coast to the win. Cleveland Indians pitching prospect T.J. McFarland pitched three scoreless innings in the start for Phoenix to lower his Arizona Fall League ERA to 1.46. The Mesa Solar Sox beat the Salt River Rafters 9-2. Mesa stole five bases off Salt River catcher Gorman Erickson of the Los Angeles Dodgers system. Chicago Cubs prospect Junior Lake had four hits, three RBI’s, and stole his 11th base of the fall for Mesa. The Peoria Javelinas picked up a 10-3 win over the Surprise Saguaros. The surprise bullpen blew a solid pitching performance from Atlanta Braves prospect Sean Gilmartin who allowed just one run on four hits in five innings. Kansas City Royals pitching prospect Bryan Paukovits took the blown save and loss allowing five runs in one third of an inning. New York Mets prospect Juan Lagares had three hits and four RBI’s for Peoria.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Saturday October 22nd 2011:

Scottsdale vs Phoenix
Gary Brown San Francisco Giants – 2-5

Brandon Crawford San Francisco Giants – 2-5, HR, RBI

Hank Conger Los Angeles Angels – 1-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB

Darin Ruf Philadelphia Phillies – 2-4, HR, 2RBI, BB

Zach Walters Washington Nationals – 1-5, HR, 2RBI

Ryan Dent Boston Red Sox – 1-2, RBI, 2BB

Anthony Gose Toronto Blue Jays – 2-5, 3B

Kevin Aherns Toronto Blue Jays – 2-4, HR, 3RBI

Michael Choice Oakland Athletics – 1-3, HR, RBI, BB

T J McFarland Cleveland Indians – 3IP, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 1K

Mesa vs Salt River
Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-2, 2RBI, 2BB

Tyler Saladino Chicago White Sox – 2-4, 3RBI, BB

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

Xavier Avery Baltimore Orioles – 1-4, 3B

Gorman Erickson Los Angeles Dodgers – 2-4, 2B, 2RBI

Terry Doyle Chicago White Sox – 4IP, 0ER, 1H, 2BB, 4K, WIN

Casey Weathers Colorado Rockies – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

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

Peoria vs Surprise
Juan Lagares New York Mets – 3-5, 3B, 4RBI

Jaff Decker San Diego Padres – 2-5, RBI

Jason Hagerty San Diego Padres – 3-5, 2B, 3RBI

Oscar Taveras St Louis Cardinals – 2-4

Mikie Mahtook Tampa Bay Rays – 2-5, RBI

Ryan Strausborger Texas Rangers – 1-3, 2B, BB

Taylor Whitenton New York Mets – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 4K, WIN

Sean Gilmartin Atlanta Braves – 5IP, 1ER, 4H, 1BB, 4K

Jeremy Jeffress Kansas City Royals – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 21st 2011

Friday’s Arizona Fall League action was kicked off with the Mesa Solar Sox picking up a 5-1 win over the Phoenix Desert Dogs. A strong pitching start be Minnesota Twins pitching prospect Cole DeVries paced Mesa who saw their offense jump all over Oakland Athletics pitching prospect Murphy Smith who gave up five runs on eight hits in four and two thirds innings. The Surprise Saguaros won a slugfest with the Scottsdale Scorpions. Surprise jumped out to a 7-0 lead in the first inning as they hammered Washington Nationals first round pick Matt Purke who went 0.1IP, 7ER, 5H, 1BB, 0K and also hit a batter. The Scottsdale offense battled back and tied the game 8-8 in the top of the seventh before Surprise put up a five run bottom of the seventh off Pat Lehman another Nationals pitching prospect. In the nightcap, the Salt River Rafters beat the Peoria Javelinas 2-1 behind a solid start from Arizona Diamondbacks pitching prospect Charles Brewer. A third inning Home Run by Colorado Rockies prospect Tim Wheeler in the third inning proved to be the game winner.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Friday October 21st 2011:

Peoria vs Salt River
Logan Schafer Milwaukee Brewers – 3-5

Matt Adams St Louis Cardinals – 3-4, 2B

Kentrail Davis Milwaukee Brewers – 1-3, HR, RBI, BB

Tim Wheeler Colorado Rockies – 1-3, HR, RBI, BB

Ryan Wheeler Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-4, RBI

Brian Cavazos-Galvez Los Angeles Dodgers – 1-4, 2B

Ben Paulsen Colorado Rockies – 1-4, 2B

Brian Moran Seattle Mariners – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 2K

Charles Brewer Arizona Diamondbacks – 4.1IP, 1ER, 5H, 1BB, 6K, WIN

Kevin Munson Arizona Diamondbacks – 1.1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 1K

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

Scottsdale vs Surprise
Jean Segura Los Angeles Angels – 2-5, 2B

Will Middlebrooks Boston Red Sox – 2-5, HR, 3RBI

Cody Overbeck Philadelphia Phillies – 3-4, BB

Dan Butler Boston Red Sox – 3-4, 2B, 2RBI

Tyson Gillies Philadelphia Phillies – 1-5, 2B, RBI

Bryce Harper Washington Nationals – 1-4, BB

Kevin Mattison Florida Marlins – 2-4, RBI

Leury Garcia Texas Rangers – 2-5, 2B

Wil Myers Kansas City Royals – 1-4, 2B, 2RBI, BB

Mike Olt Texas Rangers – 1-3, 2B, 4RBI

Joe Terdoslavich Atlanta Braves – 2-4, 3B, RBI

Kyle Skipworth Florida Marlins – 3-4, HR, 2RBI

Ryan Strausborger Texas Rangers – 2-4, 2B, 3RBI

Brock Huntzinger Boston Red Sox – 3IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 3K

Rafael Martin Washington Nationals – 1.2IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 1K

Phoenix vs Mesa
Brodie Greene Cincinnati Reds – 1-4, 2B

Ronnier Mustelier New York Yankees – 2-4

Cody Puckett Cincinnati Reds – 2-3, 3B

Brian Dozier Minnesota Twins – 2-4, RBI

Junior Lake Chicago Cubs – 2-4, 2B, RBI

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

Xavier Avery Baltimore Orioles – 1-3, RBI

Andrew Carignan Oakland Athletics – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Cole Devries Minnesota Twins – 4IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 1K, WIN

Cole McCurry Baltimore Orioles – 1IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 3K

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 20th 2011

Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Robbie Grossman took over the Arizona Fall League home run lead on Thursday with his fifth home run as the Mesa Solar Sox beat the Scottsdale Scorpions 4-1. Number one overall pick Gerrit Cole went three scoreless innings in his second professional start and once again reportedly hit triple digits on the radar gun for Mesa. Bryce Harper had one of the two hits Cole allowed and now has his season average up to .211. The Phoenix Desert Dogs held on for a 10-9 win over the Peoria Javelinas. Milwaukee Brewers pitching prospect Cody Scarpetta gave up seven runs without recording an out in the start for Peoria. His final line was 0.0IP, 7ER, 4H, 3BB, 0K, and he allowed two home runs. The Peoria hitters rallied for three runs in the bottom of the ninth, but Cincinnati Reds pitching prospect Bradley Boxberger struck out San Diego Padres prospect Jaff Decker for the game’s final out. The Salt River Rafters defeated the Surprise Saguaros 7-2. Kansas City Royals prospect Wil Myers had three hits in the losing effort and ran his Arizona Fall League batting average to .343.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Thursday October 20th 2011:

Salt River vs Surprise
Wil Myers Kansas City Royals – 3-4, 2B

Christian Bethancourt Atlanta Braves – 1-3, 2B, BB

Tim Wheeler Colorado Rockies – 1-4, 2B, RBI, BB

Jacob Goebbert Houston Astros – 1-4, HR, RBI

David Nick Arizona Diamondbacks – 1-3, 2B, 2RBI, BB

Jason Castro Houston Astros – 2-4, 2B, RBI

Marquis Fleming Tampa Bay Rays – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 2BB, 2K

Joe Gardner Colorado Rockies – 3IP, 0ER, 2H, 2BB, 4K, WIN

Jason Stoffel Houston Astros – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 3K

Rob Scahill Colorado Rockies – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 2K

Phoenix vs Peoria
Anthony Gose Toronto Blue Jays – 3-4, 2(2B), 2RBI, BB

Brodie Greene Cincinnati Reds – 2-5, HR, 2RBI, BB

Jesus Aguilar Cleveland Indians – 1-4, 2B, 2BB

Chad Huffman Cleveland Indians – 2-4, 2B, RBI, BB

Kevin Aherns Toronto Blue Jays – 1-3, RBI, 2BB

Roberto Perez Cleveland Indians – 1-5, HR, 4RBI

Adeiny Hechavarria Toronto Blue Jays – 2-5, 2B

Scooter Gennett Milwaukee Brewers – 3-5, 2B, RBI, BB

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

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

Juan Centeno New York Mets – 3-4, BB

Aaron Loup Toronto Blue Jays – 3IP, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 2K

Jed Bradley Milwaukee Brewers – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K

Scottsdale vs Mesa
Bryce Harper Washington Nationals – 1-3, BB

Tyson Gillies Philadelphia Phillies – 1-3, HR, RBI

Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-4, HR, 3RBI

Josh Vitters Chicago Cubs – 1-3, BB

Jarek Cunningham Pittsburgh Pirates – 1-4, 2B

Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins – 1-3, 2B

Colby Shreve Philadelphia Phillies – 1.1IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 2K

David Carpenter Los Angeles Angels – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 0BB, 3K

Gerrit Cole Pittsburgh Pirates – 3IP, 0ER, 2H, 1BB, 3K, WIN

Nathan Baker Pittsburgh Pirates – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 2BB, 3K

Dakota Watts Minnesota Twins – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 0K, SAVE

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 19th 2011

Solid pitching efforts highlighted Wednesday’s Arizona Fall League schedule but there was a flurry of home runs mixed in. The Mesa Solar Sox beat the Scottsdale Scorpions 6-5. Mesa fell behind early as Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Trey McNutt started and went 1.2IP, 4R, 2ER, 5H, 1BB, 1K. However 7.1 innings of one run, three hit relief allowed Mesa to hang in long enough for their offense to plate six capped by Chicago White Sox prospect Tyler Saladino’s two run single in the ninth which would prove to be the game winner. The Peoria Javelinas defeated the Phoenix Desert Dogs 6-3 behind four no hit innings by Seattle Mariners 2011 first round pick Danny Hultzen. Peoria broke a 3-3 tie in the top of the ninth with a three run inning in which they sent eight batters to the plate. The Surprise Saguaros shut out the Salt River Rafters 6-0 behind the efforts of five pitchers. Florida Marlins prospect Alex Sanabia got the start and pitched five scoreless innings for Surprise. They Texas Rangers combo of Leonys Martin and Ryan Strausborger each hit a home run in the game.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Wednesday October 19th 2011:

Salt River vs Surprise
Ryan Wheeler Arizona Diamondbacks – 1-4, 2B

Leury Garcia Texas Rangers – 2-5

Christian Colon Kansas City Royals – 2-5

Leonys Martin Texas Rangers – 1-5, HR, RBI

Anthony Seratelli Kansas City Royals – 2-3, BB

Paul Gran Florida Marlins – 2-3, BB

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

Ryan Strausborger Texas Rangers – 1-4, HR, RBI

Cole St Clair Los Angeles Dodgers – 2IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 1K

Alex Sanabia Florida Marlins – 5IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 4K

Jeremy Jeffress Kansas City Royals – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 3K

Dan Jennings Florida Marlins – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Kirby Yates Tampa Bay Rays – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

Alejandro Ramos Florida Marlins – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Peoria vs Phoenix
Scotter Gennett Milwaukee Brewers – 3-4, BB

Chih-Hsien Chiang Seattle Mariners – 2-4, RBI, BB

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

Oscar Taveras St Louis Cardinals – 3-4, 2(2B), RBI

Anthony Gose Toronto Blue Jays – 1-3, 3RBI, BB

Ronnier Mustelier New York Yankees – 2-4, 2B

Danny Hultzen Seattle Mariners – 4IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 0K

Casey Medlen Milwaukee Brewers – 1.2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 3K

Evan Crawford Toronto Blue Jays – 2.1IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 1K

Chase Whitley New York Yankees – 2.1IP, 0ER, 2H, 0BB, 2K

Mesa vs Scottsdale
Tyler Saladino Chicago White Sox – 2-5, 2RBI

Junior Lake Chicago Cubs – 2-5, 3B

Michael Blanke Chicago White Sox – 2-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI

Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins – 2-4, 2B, HR, 2RBI

Derek Norris Washington Nationals – 3-4, HR, 2RBI

Zach Walters Washington Nationals – 1-2, 2BB

Nevin Griffith Chicago White Sox – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 1K

Brandon Kloess Chicago White Sox – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K, SAVE

Chris Scholl Los Angeles Angels – 5IP, 0ER, 4H, 1BB, 5K

Arizona Fall League Recap And Top Performances October 18th 2011

There were a trio of close games and lots of offense on Tuesday in the Arizona Fall League. The Salt River Rafters scored five in the seventh and four in the eighth to rally to a 12-9 win over the Mesa Solar Sox. Nolan Arenado had four hits including a home run and increased his Arizona Fall League leading RBI total to 19. Chicago Cubs pitching prospect Marcus Hadley allowed five runs on six hits in one inning of relief to take the loss for Mesa. The Surprise Saguaros took a 4-3 win over the Peoria Javelinas as Florida Marlins prospect Kevin Mattison singles, stole second, and scored on a throwing error in the top of the ninth for the eventual game winning run. San Diego Padres pitcher Anthony Bass started for Peoria and struck out eight over five innings but got a no decision. In the nightcap the Scottsdale Scorpions rallied for an 11-10 win over the Phoenix Desert Dogs. An RBI single from Washington Nationals prospect Derek Norris tied the game for Scottsdale in the top of the ninth and a sac fly from San Francisco Giants prospect Gary Brown drove in the eventual game winning run in the 10th. Bryce Harper had three hits including a his first Arizona Fall League home run for Scottsdale.

Arizona Fall League Top Performances For Games Of Tuesday October 18th 2011:

Mesa vs Salt River
Robbie Grossman Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-4, 2BB

Junior Lake Chicago Cubs – 1-4, HR, 2RBI, BB

D J LeMahieu Chicago Cubs – 1-3, 2B, 3RBI, 2BB

Joe Mahoney Baltimore Orioles – 1-5, 2B

Jarek Cunningham Pittsburgh Pirates – 2-4, BB

Aaron Hicks Minnesota Twins – 3-5, 3B, HR, 2RBI

Xavier Avery Baltimore Orioles – 3-5, 3B, RBI

Adam Eaton Arizona Diamondbacks – 2-4, 2(2B), BB

Tim Wheeler Colorado Rockies – 1-3, 2RBI, BB

Nolan Arenado Colorado Rockies – 4-5, HR, 4RBI

Rob Brantley Detroit Tigers – 2-4, 2B

Dixon Machado Detroit Tigers – 1-2, 3B, RBI, BB

Hernan Perez Detroit Tigers – 2-4, 3RBI

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

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

Surprise vs Peoria
Kevin Mattison Florida Marlins – 2-5, 2SB

Joe Terdoslavich Atlanta Braves – 2-3, BB

Leury Garcia Texas Rangers – 1-4, 2B, RBI

Jedd Gyorko San Diego Padres – 1-4, 2B

Matt Adams St Louis Cardinals – 1-4, HR, 2RBI

Miguel de los Santos Texas Rangers – 3.2IP, 1ER, 2H, 1BB, 4K

Evan Reed Florida Marlins – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 1BB, 2K

Anthony Bass San Diego Padres – 5IP, 2ER, 5H, 0BB, 8K

Steven Hensley Seattle Mariners – 1IP, 0ER, 0H, 0BB, 2K

Scottsdale vs Phoenix
Alex Hassan Boston Red Sox – 2-4

Will Middlebrooks Boston Red Sox – 2-7, HR, 3RBI

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

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

Darin Ruf Philadelphia Phillies – 2-6, 2B, 3RBI

Grant Green Oakland Athletics – 2-5, 2B, BB

Corban Joseph New York Yankees – 3-6, RBI

Michael Choice Oakland Athletics – 2-4, 2B, HR, 3RBI, BB

Jesus Aguilar Cleveland Indians – 2-5, 2(2B), RBI, BB

Yasmani Grandal Cincinnati Reds – 2-5, 2B, 2RBI

Ryan Ortiz Oakland Athletics – 2-3, 2B, RBI, 2BB

Caleb Clay Boston Red Sox – 2IP, 0ER, 0H, 2BB, 3K

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

Tyson Ross Oakland Athletics – 2IP, 0ER, 1H, 1BB, 5K