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Minor League Ball Gameday: Thursday, October 12th, 2017

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Pirates prospect Mitch Keller thrives in Arizona Fall League action, plus other highlights from yesterday and discussion for today.

Minor League Baseball: Arizona Fall League-Peoria Javelinas at Glendale Desert Dogs
Mitch Keller
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Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Thursday, October 12th, 2017.

Yesterday was Day Two of the 2017 Arizona Fall League. Some highlights:

****Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Mitch Keller threw three shutout innings for the Glendale Desert Dogs against the Peoria Javelinas, fanning four.

****New York Mets outfield prospect Kevin Kaczmarski and Los Angeles Angels first base prospect Matt Thaiss both went 3-for-4 for the Scottdale Scorpions against Mesa Solar Sox.

****The Solar Sox countered with a 3-for-4 games from Oakland Athletics prospects shortstop Sheldon Neuse and Chicago Cubs second baseman David Bote. Both Bote and Neuse hit home runs, driving in three and four runs respectively.

****Texas Rangers pitching prospect David Ledbetter threw three shutout innings for the Surprise Saguaros against the Salt River Rafters.

****Yesterday’s Boxscores

****Today’s Scoreboard


****Prospect Retrospectives for Kyle Hendricks, Robbie Ray, Jose Quintana, and Dallas Keuchel.

****Prospect Smackdown of Oakland Athletics prospect Franklin Barreto vs. Tampa Bay Rays prospect Willy Adames.

****Minnesota Twins Top 20 prospects for 2018.