Rays' Mead extends AFL-best hit streak
Scottsdale 4, Glendale 2 Curtis Mead extended his league-best hitting streak to 18 games with a single to left field in the opening frame. The 14th-ranked Rays prospect has 24 hits in 75 at-bats over 18 AFL games with three home runs and 11 RBIs during that span. The 21-year-old’s
Curtis Mead extended his league-best hitting streak to 18 games with a single to left field in the opening frame. The 14th-ranked Rays prospect has 24 hits in 75 at-bats over 18 AFL games with three home runs and 11 RBIs during that span. The 21-year-old’s hitting streak is the Arizona Fall League’s longest since 2011. He trails Eric Young Jr., who recorded a hit in 21 consecutive games for the Phoenix Desert Dogs in 2008, and Kevin Russo, who hit in 20 straight games for the Javelinas, also in '08.
Triston Casas (BOS No. 2) extended his own hitting streak to 15 games with a double to lead off the fifth and top Giants prospect Marco Luciano was the only player to finish with a multihit effort, driving in his 11th run of the Fall League.
And STILL driving in runs! Marco Luciano posts an RBI single to put Scottsdale on top 3-0. @SFGiants @SFGProspects pic.twitter.com/0MXwOxw4ED— MLB's Arizona Fall League (@MLBazFallLeague) November 12, 2021
For Glendale, top Astros prospect Korey Lee accounted for both of the club’s runs with a double to center in the sixth that plated Jeremiah Jackson and James Outman. More »
Mesa 4, Surprise 4 (F/7)
Three A’s prospects combined to go 4-for-9 with two walks. Jonah Bride reached in all four of his plate appearances, finishing 2-for-2 with a walk, a hit by pitch and a run scored. Logan Davidson, the A’s No. 12 prospect, plated a run with a single to center in the first inning two at-bats after Jeremy Eierman (No. 26) scored the first run of the game. Bride played 78 games with Double-A Midland this season and posted a .265/.407/.414 slash line. Both the slugging and on-base marks were career highs for the 25-year-old.
JJ Bleday (MIA No. 5) extended his hitting streak to four games with an RBI single in the opening frame and. Top Blue Jays prospect Gabriel Moreno plated a run in the first and is batting .361 after his 2-for-3 afternoon.
#Marlins JJ Bleday stays hot, lines the first pitch he sees into right for an RBI single. pic.twitter.com/1bOgz5A2MI— William Boor (@wboor) November 12, 2021
Justin Foscue was the only Surprise player with multiple hits, finishing 2-for-3. The Rangers' No. 4 prospect singled in the fifth, then tied the game with a two-out homer in the bottom of the seventh. More »
Down to their last out in the game, Justin Foscue demolishes this long ball to tie it all up! The Rangers number four prospect has certainly brought the power to the desert 💪 @Rangers @TEXPlayerDev pic.twitter.com/zPitfSEcoD— MLB's Arizona Fall League (@MLBazFallLeague) November 12, 2021
Salt River 6, Peoria 3 (F/7)
Brett Baty collected three hits for the second straight night, adding three RBIs to lift the Rafters to victory. The second-ranked Mets prospect was perfect at the plate with a trio of absolutely scorched base hits in three trips to the batter's box. The first one came in his first at-bat in the bottom of the first, an opposite-field double that registered as 109.1 mph off the bat. He added a one-out single to right in the third that was 105 mph off the bat, and roped an RBI base hit at 108.7 mph in the fourth. He is now sporting a .304/.391/.430 slash line in the desert.
For the Javelinas, Bryson Stott (PHI No. 2) connected on his second dinger in as many nights – crushing the ball 426 feet to right at 110 mph. More »
Bombs away!!💣 After hitting his first homer last night, Bryson Stott follows it up with a no doubter half way up the lawn! Be prepared @Phillies fans, the future is coming! @IronPigs pic.twitter.com/VBXBEFij5J— MLB's Arizona Fall League (@MLBazFallLeague) November 13, 2021