11/01/2004 6:27 PM ET
Nov. 1: AFL game notes
|AFL Media Relations
Scorpions @ Javelinas 1:05 p.m.
RHP Michael Burns (0-0) vs. RHP Jon Huber (0-1)
Saguaros @ Solar Sox 1:05 p.m.
RHP Jason Arnold (2-1) vs. LHP Dennis Ulacia (0-1)
Desert Dogs @ Rafters 1:05 p.m.
RHP Danny Tamayo (0-1) vs. LHP Macay McBride (0-0)
TUESDAY'S PROBABLE STARTERS
Solar Sox @ Saguaros 1:05 p.m.
LHP Zach Parker (0-1) vs. LHP Kason Gabbard (1-1)
Rafters @ Desert Dogs 1:05 p.m.
RHP Zach Miner (2-1) vs. LHP Michael Stadolka (1-1)
Javelinas @ Scorpions 7:05 p.m.
RHP Seung Song (0-0) vs. LHP Ryan Costello (1-0)
MONDAY MADNESS: With a month of the 2004 AFL season wrapped up we open up November with the Scorpions at the Javelinas, the Saguaros traveling to Mesa to face the Solar Sox and the Rafters playing host to the Desert Dogs in Scottsdale...first pitch for all three games is 1:05 p.m. Each team will play 38 games and the winners of the two divisions will meet in a one-game championship on Nov. 20 at Scottsdale Stadium.
Brian Bashes: A ninth-inning jack by White Sox prospect Brian Anderson gave the Solar Sox a 4-3 win over the Javelinas. Anderson finished the day 2-for 3, with two RBIs and a run scored. Pitcher Russ Rohlicek (CHC) earned his second win of the season. Southpaw Carmen Cali (STL) was credited with his third save.
Mighty Mark: In a game of cat and mouse, Kansas City Royals prospect Mark Teahen ended the chase with a two-run single in the bottom of the 11th inning and handed Phoenix a 4-3 win. The Desert Dogs record improved to 14-6 and they remain in first place in the National Division with a 5.5 game lead. Jeremy Brown (OAK) was the lone Desert Dogs batter to have more than one hit. Brown finished a perfect 2-for-2 including a home run and two RBIs. Pitcher Dan Giese (PHI) notched his second win of the season.
Divine Nine: Nine Scottsdale batters came to the plate in the fifth inning and broke the game open when they scored six runs on four hits. The Scorpions would add two more insurance runs in the ninth to secure the 8-2 win. Diamondbacks prospects Conor Jackson and Marland Williams led the Scottsdale offense with three hits apiece. Jackson finished 3-for-4 with a double and two RBIs. Williams went 3-for-4 with a triple and two runs scored.
Dolan on MLB.com RADIO: Today Brett Dolan will call the action of the Desert Dogs vs. Rafters game at Scottsdale Stadium. The game will be heard live 1:05 p.m. (MT) on MLB.com.
MLB.com: Log on to MLB.com for the latest news on the Arizona Fall League. Click on the Minors tab to access the Fall League website where you will find player journals, stories and more. You can sign up for an Arizona Fall League weekly newsletter emailed directly to your inbox.
Q & A: Oakland Athletics prospect John Baker and Atlanta Braves prospect Tony Peña Jr. will be answering your questions on MLB.com and MLB.com en Español. Log on to the website today and send in your questions then stay tuned for their responses.
Around the Corner Tony Peña Sr.: The Arizona Fall League continues its tradition of honoring former player and managers by inducting them into the Hall of Fame. Tony Peña Sr. will be in attendance for the Saguaros-Scorpions game on Wednesday, Nov. 3 at Scottsdale Stadium. The induction ceremony will take place prior to the start of the 7:05 p.m. game.
Championship Game: The winner of the National Division and the American Division will face off for a one game playoff to determine the 2004 AFL Championship. The Championship game will be played at Scottsdale Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 1:05 p.m. The winner of the Joe Black MVP Award will be presented in a pre-game ceremony.
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