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Byron Buxton, Addison Russell, Mark Appel named to Arizona Fall League rosters | MiLB.com

AFL rosters.

Jim Furtado Posted: August 26, 2014 at 06:42 PM | 12 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: August 26, 2014 at 07:14 PM (#4779620)
Double post. Since neither thread has been commented on, this one will arbitrarily be selected for the discussion.

Anyway, Corey Seager will also be in the AFL. Who would you rather have: Russell or Seager?
   2. Spahn Insane, stool of Tarantino Posted: August 26, 2014 at 08:42 PM (#4779650)
I'll say Russell, since he's the one we've got, and I'm choosing to be optimistic.
   3. Ziggy: The Platonic Form of Russell Branyan Posted: August 26, 2014 at 09:44 PM (#4779685)
I assume Bryant in the AFL means that he's going to be learning to play the outfield? It's not like his hitting needs any work.
   4. Boxkutter Posted: August 26, 2014 at 10:37 PM (#4779711)
I assume Bryant in the AFL means that he's going to be learning to play the outfield? It's not like his hitting needs any work.

I don't see where it says Bryant is going?
   5. Zonk, Genius of the Stables Posted: August 26, 2014 at 11:42 PM (#4779735)
I think Bryant played in the AFL last fall, didn't he? I think it's a little unusual for a guy to go twice - especially one that seems to have mastered all forms of non-major league pitching to the extent he has.
   6. Boxkutter Posted: August 27, 2014 at 12:43 AM (#4779757)
He didn't play in the AFL last season either. He did play in the Arizona Rookie League for two games and six at-bats, but that was it.
   7. puck Posted: August 27, 2014 at 01:30 AM (#4779767)
Did I miss the links to the rosters?

This page has the links to the rosters towards the bottom of the page.

I don't see Bryant on the Mesa roster.
   8. Scott Lange Posted: August 27, 2014 at 06:51 AM (#4779783)
He didn't play in the AFL last season either. He did play in the Arizona Rookie League for two games and six at-bats, but that was it.


He won the AFL MVP last year. Admittedly, he's good enough to win the MVP of a league he did not play in, but in this case he did play, hitting .346/.452/.691 with eight doubles, six homers and 17 RBI in 21 games of AFL play.
   9. Ziggy: The Platonic Form of Russell Branyan Posted: August 27, 2014 at 08:41 AM (#4779801)
Sorry, I don't know why I thought he was going. Maybe I read 'Bryant' for 'Byron'? I dunno.
   10. Boxkutter Posted: August 27, 2014 at 11:04 AM (#4779881)
He won the AFL MVP last year. Admittedly, he's good enough to win the MVP of a league he did not play in, but in this case he did play, hitting .346/.452/.691 with eight doubles, six homers and 17 RBI in 21 games of AFL play.


I could've sworn that MiLB.com listed AFL stats, but I guess I'm wrong. That's why I thought he didn't go last year. Thanks for the correction.
   11. Petunia inquires about ponies Posted: August 28, 2014 at 12:53 AM (#4780611)
Brandon Wood
   12. Joyful Calculus Instructor Posted: August 28, 2014 at 01:27 AM (#4780623)
Yeah, when I think about Corey Seager, my fear comes from knowing Brandon Wood had even better numbers and became nothing.

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