For those of you who don’t know the Arizona Fall League is a show case of the of the most promising prospects from each Major League Baseball team. Each team is allowed to send seven of their best and brightest prospects to play in the AFL which is composed of six teams: the Mesa Solar Sox, the Glendale Desert Dogs, the Surprise Saguaros, the Scottsdale Scorpions, the Salt River Rafters and the Peoria Javelinas. Divided into Eastern (Mesa, Salt River and Scottsdale) and Western (Surprise, Glendale and Peoria) Divisions, the six teams, each made up of five MLB teams working collectively, play 30 games during the months of October and November culminating with the AFLChampionship Game. Today the league leading Eastern Division Mesa Solar Sox (19-11) take on the Western Division Surprise Saguaros (18-12) for the AFL Title!
Here you see the Mesa Solar Sox including A’s prospects Seth Frankoff, a right handed reliever and Oakland’s number one prospect short stop Addison Russell, who is leading off in the game today! (Photo courtesy of Jessica Fyfe)