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Friday, October 14, 2016

10 Player-Development Storylines To Follow At The Arizona Fall League

Taylor Ward, C, Angels

The Angels’ selection of Ward in the first round of the 2015 draft had many industry observers scratching their heads due to concerns about the bat being good enough to make him more than a backup catcher. Though he impressed in the Midwest League during his first pro season, he underwhelmed when he moved up to the high Class A California League this year as his plate approach appeared less advanced than it had before. In addition to handling himself against better pitching in the AFL, he’ll be tasked with refining his receiving skills and improving upon the finer points of game-calling.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 14, 2016 at 01:18 PM | 1 comment(s)
  Beats: afl, prospects

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Baseball America Prospect Report (Oct. 13) |

An early AFL update.

Jim Furtado Posted: October 13, 2016 at 08:57 AM | 0 comment(s)
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Tuesday, October 04, 2016

Tim Tebow To Play In Arizona Fall League |

Do they really want him to give up?

Jim Furtado Posted: October 04, 2016 at 08:59 PM | 7 comment(s)
  Beats: afl, tim tebow

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Ranking The Arizona Fall League Rosters -

1. Surprise Saguaros

Yoan Moncada is the best prospect in baseball. Michael Kopech is one of the best pitching prospects who will be throwing in the desert. Josh Staumont isn’t as good of a prospect but he throws nearly as hard as Kopech. Nick Gordon is one of the better middle infield prospects around and Austin Meadows is nearly big league-ready if he can find a spot in the Pirates outfield.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 31, 2016 at 06:31 PM | 6 comment(s)
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