Davidson's moonshot secures AFL title for Peoria

Braves prospect crushes walk-off homer in 10th inning

The Peoria Javelinas celebrate their 2018 Arizona Fall League championship after Braxton Davidson's walk-off homer. (Jerry Kime/MiLB.com)

By Chris Bumbaca | November 17, 2018 7:44 PM ET

Braves prospect Braxton Davidson crushed a walk-off home run in the 10th inning to give Peoria a 3-2 victory over Salt River and the AFL Championship Game.

Chris Bumbaca is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @BOOMbaca. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Top prospects vie for Fall League title

Nats' Kieboom leads Rafters against Brewers' Hiura, Javelinas

Carter Kieboom and Keston Hiura were two of 15 Top 100 Prospects to compete in the AFL this year. (Freek Bouw/European Baseball Magazine)

By Kelsie Heneghan | November 16, 2018 1:20 PM ET

The Brewers' Keston Hiura is set to lead Peoria against the Nationals' Carter Kieboom and Salt River in the Arizona Fall League Championship Game at 3 p.m. ET on Saturday.

Kelsie Heneghan is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow her on Twitter @Kelsie_Heneghan. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Toolshed: 40-man roster protection preview

A system-by-system rundown of ranked Rule 5-eligible prospects

Mitch Keller was a second-round pick in 2014, making him Rule 5-eligible this offseason. (Joe Santry/Columbus Clippers)

By Sam Dykstra | November 16, 2018 11:15 AM ET

Players eligible for this year's Rule 5 Draft must be added to 40-man rosters soon to be protected. Toolshed runs down the top prospects who could get big news by Tuesday.

Sam Dykstra is a reporter for MiLB.com. Follow and interact with him on Twitter, @SamDykstraMiLB. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Hiura, Ray next in line for Brew Crew

Heavy hitters hoping to make Milwaukee perennial contenders

Outfielder Corey Ray and second baseman Keston Hiura both thrived in their first tastes of Double-A in 2018. (Danny Parker/MiLB.com)

By Vincent Lara-Cinisomo | November 16, 2018 10:04 AM ET

High-ceiling prospects Corey Ray and Keston Hiura put their offensive talents on full display in 2018, earning each of them a spot among Brewers Organization All-Stars.

Vince Lara-Cinisomo is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @vincelara. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Sounds hit classic notes with remixed look

Team's refresh focuses on historical tributes with timeless appeal

Triple-A Nashville's redesign, its second in four years, pays tribute to the city's baseball roots and Tennessee's state identity.

By Tyler Maun | November 15, 2018 8:02 PM ET

The Nashville Sounds revealed a new logo suite along with four new uniforms at a Thursday evening event dubbed "Remastered" at First Tennessee Park.

Tyler Maun is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter @TylerMaun. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Whitley dominates in final AFL start

Houston's No. 2 prospect fans nine over five scoreless innings

Forrest Whitley led all Arizona Fall League hurlers with 36 strikeouts over 26 innings. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

November 15, 2018 6:43 PM ET

Houston Astros No. 2 prospect Forrest Whitley struck out nine and allowed one hit over five scoreless frames in Scottsdale's 2-1 loss to Peoria on Thursday.

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The Show Before the Show: Episode 185

Rays' Fox talks Fall League success, background in Bahamas

November 15, 2018 11:10 AM ET

Rays No. 9 prospect Lucius Fox joins the show from the AFL, plus Tyler, Sam and Ben discuss the long-anticipated Amarillo Sod Poodles announcement.

Listen to The Show Before the Show podcast. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Ben's Best: Memorable ballpark characters

A level-by-level analysis of the Minors' most colorful personalities

By Benjamin Hill | November 15, 2018 10:02 AM ET

Over nine seasons of ballpark travel, MiLB.com's Ben Hill met a lot of people. His latest entry to the "Ben's Best" Series lists his favorite Minor League characters.

Benjamin Hill is a reporter for MiLB.com and writes Ben's Biz Blog. Follow Ben on Twitter. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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Alonso busts out of skid in big way

Second-ranked Mets prospect erupts with four hits, six RBIs

Peter Alonso is tied for the league lead in homers with six and stands second with 27 RBIs. (Freek Bouw/Phrake Photography)

November 14, 2018 6:42 PM ET

Second-ranked Mets prospect Peter Alonso racked up four hits and a league-high six RBIs to lead Scottsdale over Peoria, 10-3, on Wednesday.

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Davidson putting it all together in Arizona

Braves' 2014 first-round pick leads Fall League with six dingers

Braxton Davidson ranked second in the Florida State League with 20 home runs for the Florida Fire Frogs this season. (Brian McLeod/MiLB.com)

By Rob Terranova | November 14, 2018 10:02 AM ET

After another disappointing regular season, Braves infield prospect Braxton Davidson has turned a corner and is finding his groove in the Arizona Fall League.

Rob Terranova is a contributor to MiLB.com. Follow him on Twitter, @RobTnova24. This story was not subject to the approval of the National Association of Professional Baseball Leagues or its clubs.

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