Good afternoon everyone and welcome to the Minor League Ball Gameday discussion thread for Friday, November 17th, 2017. Here are some highlights from Thursday’s action in the Arizona Fall League.
*****The Glendale Desert Dogs stomped the Salt River Rafters 11-3, with Cornelius Randolph of the Philadelphia Phillies system the big offensive star with a 3-for-4 game. Logan Hill of the Pittsburgh Pirates system went 3-for-5 with three RBI,.
*****The Peoria Javelinas beat the Scottsdale Scorpions 6-4. Seattle Mariners prospect Eric Filia went 2-for-3 with two runs scored for Peoria and finished the AFL regular season with a .408 average.
*****The Surprise Saguaros triumphed over the Mesa Solar Sox 10-5 thanks to a 15-hit barrage. Tampa Bay Rays catching prospect Brett Sullivan went 3-for-5 with two RBI, while teammate Kevin Padlo (also from the Rays system) went 2-for-5 with three RBI.
*****There are no Arizona Fall League games today. On Saturday the Mesa Solar Sox will take on the Peoria Javelinas for the 2018 AFL Championship at 1:00 MST.
IN THE PIPELINE
Later this afternoon I should have prospect reports for a couple of MLB transactions that happened this week. After that I will begin work on the Houston Astros Top 20 prospects for 2018 list. On Monday we will also do a rundown of top Fall League performers and their outlooks for 2018.