Dunham shows twice as much power
Surprise 5, Peoria 1 Elijah Dunham smacked a pair of home runs to power the Saguaros victory. The 24th-ranked Yankees prospect finished 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Dunham crushed a 3-2 offering 435 feet at 109 mph to right-center field for a solo shot in the first inning. Four frames later,
Surprise 5, Peoria 1
Elijah Dunham smacked a pair of home runs to power the Saguaros victory. The 24th-ranked Yankees prospect finished 3-for-4 with four RBIs. Dunham crushed a 3-2 offering 435 feet at 109 mph to right-center field for a solo shot in the first inning. Four frames later, the left-handed swinger turned on another fastball, sending it 424 feet at 103 mph to right. Dunham also notched a base hit through the right side of the infield in the third. The 23-year-old posted a .262/.362/.463 slash line with 13 dingers over 93 games in the regular season. He caught fire in September, hitting .283 with three homers in 15 games over the season’s final month and carried that momentum to Arizona, where he is batting .344 with six RBIs though nine games.
Owen White (TEX 29) scattered three hits and two walks while striking out five over five scoreless innings to lower his Fall League ERA to 1.20. He's fanned 14 strikeouts in three starts (15 innings). No. 19 Nationals prospect Jackson Cluff collected a pair of hits – including a double – walked and scored a pair of runs. More »
Mesa 12, Glendale 0
With four scoreless frames, Ryan Jensen set the tone for the Solar Sox rout. The 15th-ranked Cubs prospect worked around a pair of knocks and struck out five. He exited after tossing 33 of his 46 pitches for strikes. The 23-year-old posted a .196 average against with 90 strikeouts over 80 innings across two levels of the Minors this season.
On the other side, Dodgers’ 30th-ranked prospect Carson Taylor accounted for two of the Desert Dogs’ five hits in the contest. More »
Salt River 3, Scottsdale 2
For Salt River, Joey Wiemer continued his scorching run in the desert with a three-hit performance. The 23rd-ranked Brewers prospect notched base knocks in the first, second and fourth innings to bring his Fall League average up to .467 through nine games. The Rockies’ Ezequil Tovar (No. 11) supplied the offense – and the difference in the game – with a three-run homer in the second. The blast was the 20-year-old’s second of the campaign. More »