Posts tagged Arizona Fall League

ATHLETICS’ NUNEZ SWINGING IT IN THE DESERT

ATHLETICS’ NUNEZ SWINGING IT IN THE DESERT

3B Renato Nunez is off to a hot start in the Arizona Fall League with four longballs in 11 games and a line of .304/.347/.609 for the Mesa Solar Sox.

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE STARTS TUE, OCT 13

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE STARTS TUE, OCT 13

While the eyes of the baseball world are focused on MLB’s postseason, prospect watchers have another set of games on their minds when the Arizona Fall League kicks off on Tuesday. The AFL is where major league clubs send some of their best prospects to play with and against one another for most of October […]

AFL FALL STARS ROSTERS

AFL FALL STARS ROSTERS

The Arizona Fall League will have its annual Fall Stars game on Saturday Nov. 1. The East vs. West  matchup features some of the big names in the offseason league after a few weeks of play. MLB Network will air the game live at 7PM ET and it can also be seen on MLB.com Here […]

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TEAMS

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE TEAMS

With the MLB playoffs in full swing right now, and as entertaining as anyone could have hoped, the launch of the Arizona Fall League on Tuesday will surely fly under the radar. But many of the elite minor league prospects will be playing in the desert for the next six weeks as the AFL provides a place […]

PRELIMINARY AFL ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

PRELIMINARY AFL ROSTERS ANNOUNCED

The rosters for the six Arizona Fall League clubs have been announced, headlined by high-profile prospects Byron Buxton and Addison Russell. The AFL runs October 7th through November 15th and will showcase many of the top prospects from each major league club. MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo has a story on the roster announcements HERE. The AFL’s […]

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE DATES ANNOUNCED

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE DATES ANNOUNCED

The Arizona Fall League will begin on Oct 7 and conclude on Nov 15 with the annual Fall Stars Game taking place on Nov 1, per a release from MLB. If you’re not familiar with the AFL, it’s really worth a good look, even if  your MLB club is still playing in the post-season. The […]

AFL SHOWCASES TALENT IN FALL STARS GAME

AFL SHOWCASES TALENT IN FALL STARS GAME

The Arizona Fall League has its annual all-star contest on Saturday and the talent on display will rank with the best of any of the previous seven Fall Stars games to date. 3B Kris Bryant (Cubs), OF Byron Buxton (Twins) OF Delino DeShields (Astros), SS Addison Russell (A’s),  and C Austin Hedges (Padres) are among the highly-rated […]

CUBS’ BRYANT OFF TO TORRID AFL START

CUBS’ BRYANT OFF TO TORRID AFL START

3B Kris Bryant, the #2 overall selection in the 2013 First Year Player Draft, played well in 36 minor league games this year but he is starting off even better in the Arizona Fall League. After six games and 26 ABs, Bryant already has four HRs and 12 RBI to go along with a slash line of […]

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE OPENS TODAY

ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE OPENS TODAY

The Arizona Fall League begins another season today with some of the best minor league talent seeing action against each other, including Baseball America’s 2013 Minor League Player of the Year Byron Buxton. The Twins’ OF prospect is one of many talented minor leaguers that will get extra work this fall in the AFL. MLB.com’s […]

AFL ROSTERS FILLING UP

AFL ROSTERS FILLING UP

Earlier this week, MLB teams announced many of the players they will be sending to the Arizona Fall League and, as expected, there were some big names on the list. Minnesota’s super-prospect OF Byron Buxton will be headed to the desert for some extra work as well as A’s top prospect SS Addison Russell and Cubs 3B […]