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Minor League Ball Gameday, Oct 22: Arizona Fall League

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Oakland short stop Addison Russell got his first bomb of the AFL yesterday.
Oakland short stop Addison Russell got his first bomb of the AFL yesterday.
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Welcome prospect hounds to the October 22nd edition of the Arizona Fall League Gameday thread. Yesterday featured a pair of early games with Mesa and Peoria coming out on top, and round two of The Battle of the Dales was broadcast live and featured some great insights. Let's take a look at how the standings are shaping up then on to the recaps.

Standings

TEAM WIN LOSS TIE GB
AFL EAST
Mesa Solar Sox 8 2 1 -
Scottsdale Scorpions 4 6
Salt River Rafters 4 7 4.5
AFL WEST
Glendale Desert Dogs 5 4 1 -
Surprise Saguaros 6 5
Peoria Javelinas 4 7

Tuesday's Probable Starters

Mesa - Tommy Collier (RHP-DET) @ Surprise - Eduardo Rodriguez (LHP-BAL) - 3:35 PM EST

Collier this AFL - 5 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 4 K, 1.80 ERA, 1.40 WHIP, 1.5 GO/AO, .300 BAA

Rodriguez - 5.2 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 3 BB, 5 K, 4.76 ERA, 1.59 WHIP, 0.83 GO/AO, .273 BAA

Scottsdale - Kyle Crick (RHP-SF) @ Glendale - Andrew Heaney (LHP-MIA) - 3:35 PM EST

Crick - 5 IP, 7 H, 5 R (4 ER), 5 BB, 9 K, 7.20 ERA, 2.40 WHIP, 0.25 GO/AO, .333 BAA

Heaney - 6.2 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 8 K, 2.70 ERA, 1.20 WHIP, 1.00 GO/AO, .240 BAA

Peoria - Alex Sogard (LHP-HOU) @ Salt River - Grayson Garvin (LHP-TB) - 9:35 PM EST

Sogard - 4.2 IP, 6 H, 5 R (2 ER), 4 BB, 1 K, 3.86 ERA, 2.14 WHIP, 2.25 GO/AO, .316 BAA

Garvin - 9 IP, 5 H, 4 R (3 ER), 4 BB, 9 K, 3.00 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 1.00 GO/AO, .156 BAA

Links

****MLB.com's Adam Berry and Quinn Roberts went over some foreign winter league action. Spoiler alert! There's an Ugueth Urbina sighting.

****Former scout Bernie Pleskoff took a look at Delino DeShields on MLB.com as well.

****Jim Callis opened his inbox and talked about Javier Baez, Yordano Ventura, the one and only Rauldelberto, the Bluefield Blue Jays, Alex "Chi-Chi" Gonzalez and Sean Manaea.

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