Six former Stockton Ports players will be playing for the Mesa Solar Sox in this year's Arizona Fall League. The roster includes shortstop Addison Russell, right-handed pitchers Ryan Dull and Seth Frankoff, southpaw Omar Duran, first baseman Max Muncy, and catcher Jeff Urlaub.
Addison Russell, 19, spent the majority of his season with the Ports, posting a .275 batting average with 29 doubles, 10 triples, 17 home runs and 21 stolen bases. The first-round draft pick was chosen for the 2013 Futures Game roster and named California League's Top Prospect for the 2013 season. Additionally, he was selected for California League's post season All-Star Team and was named California League's Rookie of the Year.
Ryan Dull, 24, started the 2013 season in Beloit and recorded a 2.10 ERA with 12 saves in 25.2 innings pitched. After getting called to Stockton, he posted a 1.59 ERA in 22.2 innings pitched with 6 saves before moving up to Midland. Dull ended the season with a 2.40 ERA and a 2-5 record amongst the three teams.
Seth Frankoff, 25, had an excellent season with the Ports, posting a 2.78 ERA in 74.1 innings pitched. He ended the season with a 2-0 record with four saves in his 48 appearances.
Omar Duran, 22, started the season in Vermont with a perfect ERA and three saves in four appearances. After joining Stockton, he posted a 4.58 ERA and a 3-1 record in 53 innings pitched.
Max Muncy, 22, batted .285 with 21 homeruns and a .400 on-base percentage during his time with Stockton. In June, he was named California League Player of the Week, helping him land a spot in the Home Run Derby. Following All-Star Break, Muncy batted .250 with the Midland RockHounds. He was named California League's 14th top prospect for the 2013 season.
Jeff Urlaub, 26, went 2-2 in his 46.2 innings pitched with Midland. He also posted 40 strikeouts and had one save on the year.
Catcher David Freitas, who spent time with both Midland and Sacramento in 2013, will also be representing the Oakland Athletics system at this year's Arizona Fall League.
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