Boston's Cottam plays hero for Scottsdale
Scottsdale 10, Salt River 9 The Scorpions rallied for four runs in the eighth before walking off in the 10th inning Tuesday. Boston catching prospect Kole Cottam did the heavy lifting. The 24-year-old belted his first two homers of the Arizona Fall League campaign during a 4-for-5, four-RBI day that
Scottsdale 10, Salt River 9
The Scorpions rallied for four runs in the eighth before walking off in the 10th inning Tuesday. Boston catching prospect
After singling to right in the third, the Kentucky product lofted long balls to right-center in the seventh and eighth. With one out in the 10th, he lined the walk-off single to right.
Cottam had just six hits in his first 10 AFL games this season before his big afternoon. The catcher/first baseman boosted his Fall League slash line to .294/.405/.529 in the victory.
Cleveland’s No. 14 prospect Richie Palacios also stood out at the plate, going 3-for-4 with a homer, three runs scored and two RBIs. MLB.com’s No. 5 overall prospect
Despite tallying 12 hits in the loss – one more than Scottsdale – Salt River had just two for extra bases: a two-run homer by
#Brewers prospect Joe Gray Jr. drives home three with this double to right. pic.twitter.com/U9s5C1XaWO— William Boor (@wboor) November 2, 2021
Milwaukee’s No. 16 prospect David Hamilton added two singles after pinch-hitting for sixth-ranked Colorado prospect
Peoria 10, Surprise 5
Sixth-ranked Pirates prospect
Contreras’ Pirates organization mate Nick Gonzales led the way for Peoria at the plate, going 2-for-4 with his first Fall League homer, two runs scored and a walk. Gonzales’ fifth two-hit showing of the fall boosted the No. 62 overall prospect’s slash line to .345/.455/.491. Canaan Smith-Njigba went 3-for-5 with a trio of doubles and a run scored. Matt Batten (Padres) added three more hits, including a double and an RBI out of the No. 9 spot in the Javelinas order.
Mesa 7, Glendale 4
In support of the right-hander, Mesa catcher and No. 32 overall prospect
Top @BlueJays prospect Gabriel Moreno boosts his Fall League OPS to 1.045. pic.twitter.com/vCruoAK64X— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) November 2, 2021
Kilian’s Cubs organization mate
On the other side, Glendale starting pitcher Landon Knack also worked three scoreless innings. The No. 8 Dodgers prospect gave up one hit and three walks, striking out one. Second-ranked White Sox prospect