It was just the third no-hitter in Arizona Fall League (AFL) history and it was history made by two Oakland Athletics’ prospects and one Miami Marlins’ prospect on Tuesday, while most of the rest of the world was gearing up for Game 6 of this year’s World Series. Right-hander Dylan Covey, 25, who was first drafted in the first round out of high school by the Milwaukee Brewers in 2010 but decided to continue on to college at San Diego State University, was drafted by the Oakland A’s in the third round of the 2013 amateur draft. He started Tuesday’s AFL […]

One Marlins’ and two A’s prospects combine for AFL’s third ...

There was talk in 2014 about when the Arizona Diamondbacks would call up their top pitching prospect Archie Bradley from the minor leagues. Even though Arizona ended the season with the league’s worst record and used 11 different starting pitchers over the course of the season, they never brought up Bradley. Even though it was widely speculated that he was ready for the big leagues, he didn’t see any big league batters in 2014. MORE FROM ARIZONA FALL LEAGUE  AFL: Arizona Fall League Showcases Tomorrow’s Stars Those 11 pitchers left a lot of room for improvement in the coming season, combining […]

Prospect Archie Bradley optimistic despite early AFL struggles

Welcome to fall ball! If you haven’t heard about it before here’s an introduction to the Arizona Fall League. The 2014 AFL’s season officially begins Tuesday and runs through November 15. Over the last 23-years the AFL has been a showcase for each team’s best up and coming talent. Part of the reason it was founded was because baseball’s top prospects were, at the time, left to play winter ball outside the country and MLB wanted an more accessible fall league to keep track of the future stars of the sport. There are six teams in the AFL and each […]

AFL: Arizona Fall League showcases tomorrow’s stars