Peoria 16, Mesa 13
Phillies’ Bryson Stott drove in five runs on three singles in a high-scoring victory for Peoria. Every Javelinas batter got a hit and the top three hitters all recorded three-hit games. Pittsburgh’s Nick Gonzales (No. 4) hit a triple and drove in three runs as the
Peoria 16, Mesa 13
Phillies’ Bryson Stott drove in five runs on three singles in a high-scoring victory for Peoria. Every Javelinas batter got a hit and the top three hitters all recorded three-hit games. Pittsburgh’s Nick Gonzales (No. 4) hit a triple and drove in three runs as the leadoff hitter, Stott (No. 2) scored two runs from the two-spot and Philadelphia’s Logan O’Hoppe (No. 11) scored a run on three singles hitting third. Stott leads Peoria with 18 hits in 12 AFL games and has an impressive .409/.517/.568 slash line with a 1.085 OPS.
For Mesa, Cubs outfielder Nelson Velazquez (No. 29) tied the AFL lead with his fifth homer in a three-hit, three-RBI game. Blue Jays prospect Spencer Horwitz also had three hits and three RBIs, hitting a home run and double. More »
Surprise 8, Scottsdale 4
Nationals’ Cole Henry (No. 7) took the AFL strikeout lead by fanning six batters over four innings for Surprise, allowing one run on two hits. The 22-year-old’s whiff total sits at 21 -- two higher than Phillies’ Hans Crouse -- and he has a 3.75 ERA with a .163 average against in 12 innings. The Saguaros used Henry’s strong start to jump out to a 4-0 lead through six innings and scored four runs in the seventh to ice the win. Royals’ slugger Seuly Matias crushed his fifth AFL long ball in a three-hit day to move into a tie for the league home run lead.
For Scottsdale, Cleveland’s Jose Tena (No. 12) recorded three hits for the second consecutive night and scored two runs. Giants outfielder Hunter Bishop (No. 6) doubled three times and drove in two runs out of the cleanup spot. More »
Glendale 5, Salt River 4
Three of the Desert Dogs’ five hits came off the bats of two Dodgers prospects. Jacob Amaya (No. 14) tallied a double and a single, both of which tied the game. The shortstop’s second-inning double scored a run on an error and his sixth-inning RBI single knotted the game at four. Amaya has an .868 OPS through nine Fall League games. James Outman (No. 27) launched a third-inning solo home run, his third of the Fall League. The 24-year-old has a slash line of .276/.400/.655 with a 1.055 OPS and five extra-base hits in 10 games.
For Salt River, D-backs outfielder Dominic Canzone drove in two runs with a double in the fifth inning and starting pitcher Shumpei Yoshikawa tossed three innings, allowing one unearned run on one hit.