Bleday lighting up the Arizona Fall League
Peoria 15, Mesa 15 In a score more reminiscent of those found on the gridiron, the Javelinas and Solar Sox turned up the heat by combining for 30 runs and 28 hits on Monday afternoon. JJ Bleday led the charge with a homer and a double among his five hits
Peoria 15, Mesa 15
In a score more reminiscent of those found on the gridiron, the Javelinas and Solar Sox turned up the heat by combining for 30 runs and 28 hits on Monday afternoon.
Toronto's top prospect and MLB's 32nd overall, Gabriel Moreno, chipped in a pair of singles and scored twice for the Solar Sox. Logan Davidson (OAK 12) added two hits, two runs and an RBI while fellow Oakland farmhand Jonah Bride blasted a two-run homer and walked twice. Orioles prospect
The offense was no less impactful for Peoria, which produced 11 hits and 17 walks. Pirates fourth-ranked prospect Nick Gonzales (MLB 62) reached base three times, scored twice and drove in a run. Organization mate
Glendale 8, Salt River 5
Offensively, the River Dogs were led by Cardinals farmhand Lars Nootbaar who doubled, singled, drove in two and scored twice. Jose Rodriguez (CWS 9) had a key two-run single and a stolen base for Glendale, which scored eight unanswered runs.
Noot can not be stopped, the @Cardinals promising big leaguer now leads the Arizona Fall League in extra base hits after this booming double! @CardsPlayerDev pic.twitter.com/EwTUPGAvMB— MLB's Arizona Fall League (@MLBazFallLeague) November 1, 2021
Michael Toglia collected just a single but drove in three runs for Salt River, which opened up a 5-0 lead after two innings. The sixth-ranked Rockies prospect has tallied six of his seven AFL RBIs in the past three games. Willie MacIver (COL 25) went 3-for-4 and scored once. The 25-year-old catcher also picked off a runner at first base. More »
#Rockies Michael Toglia goes the other way for a run scoring single. pic.twitter.com/2qiTqAzU3i— William Boor (@wboor) November 1, 2021
Scottsdale 8, Surprise 3
Although it came in a losing effort,
Nationals prospects Donovan Casey (18) and Jackson Cluff (19) combined for five hits and an RBI for the Saguaros.
For the Scorpions, Triston Casas plated two runs, walked twice and scored once. Pipeline's No. 18 overall prospect, No. 2 for the Red Sox, is batting .313 with a .848 OPS. Curtis Mead doubled, singled and scored twice for Scottsdale. Tampa Bay's No. 14 prospect also swiped his first base of the Fall League. More »