Hoese heats up with first two AFL homers
Glendale 9, Mesa 4 What has been an less-than-stellar AFL campaign took a turn for the better for Kody Hoese on Wednesday. The 13th-ranked Dodgers prospect slugged a pair of solo homers, his first two of the season, singled and scored three times to lead the Desert Dogs. Organization mate
Glendale 9, Mesa 4
What has been an less-than-stellar AFL campaign took a turn for the better for
Juan Yepez adds to his Fall-Star caliber season as he smashes this one into orbit. His sixth homer of the season went a longggg way 🚀🚀 @CardsPlayerDev @Cardinals pic.twitter.com/blfJLLNmID— MLB's Arizona Fall League (@MLBazFallLeague) November 11, 2021
Despite allowing two runs in three innings,
JJ Bleday’s fifth AFL homer gives Mesa an early 2-0 lead. #Marlins pic.twitter.com/ecVqwagAB6— William Boor (@wboor) November 11, 2021
Scottsdale 6, Salt River 1
He may have taken the loss for Salt River, but
The Petaluma, Calif., native went 6-1 with a 2.47 ERA, a 1.19 WHIP and 99 strikeouts in 75 2/3 frames between Double-A Erie and High-A West Michigan during the regular season.
Carlos Cortes (NYM 10) singled twice for the Rafters while Tigers outfielder Eric De La Rosa plated the club's lone run with a sacrifice fly.
Seth Corry was on point for the Scorpions, twirling three scoreless frames to lower his ERA to 3.72. The No. 11 Giants prospect allowed a second-inning single and struck out five, including four of five batters bridging the first and second innings.
Casas, who also will participate in the Fall Stars Game, is batting .357/.471/.471 with 10 RBIs and six extra-base hits. The 21-year-old stands third in the league with 25 hits.