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Fall League

Garrison Continues to Impress

In a close game in Peoria, the Saguaros would edge the Solar Sox by a score of 2 to 1. The lone Mesa run would come from Shortstop and Cubs prospect Starlin Castro as he would hit a homer in the fourth inning to score first. The Saguaros would answer right away with a run of... [Read more...]

Cactus League

Oakland Shuts Out Bay Area Neighbors

Oakland would get off to a jump-start on the Giants of San Francisco as the two teams played at AT&T Park. In the first inning Kurt Suzuki would hit a two-run shot off of Barry Zito. Oakland would score two more in the third inning as the Giants would be unable to put any... [Read more...]

D-Backs

D-backs fall for second time to Red Sox

Over the last month and a half Boston Red Sox starter Jon Lester has been one of the best in baseball going 8-0 with a 2.18 ERA. Today the Arizona Diamondbacks saw why he has been so successful. Lester pitched seven innings and allowed only four hits and two runs while striking... [Read more...]

Features

Announcing the Phoenix Fanster Athlete of the Year

The annual Fanster Phoenix Athlete of the Year poll is out. The annual poll is voted on by writers and contributors of the Phoenix sports community. Several Arizona baseball players made the list, including high school and college players. Check out the results at Fanster.com  Read More →

Cactus League

Blanks’ Sixth Inning Blast Gives Padres the Edge

The Angels would start off the game at Angel Stadium on the right foot as they were able to score the first run of the game for the team. The Padres would answer back in the following inning with a run of their own. In the fourth inning, the Padres would score one run to take the lead of the game. In the sixth inning Kyle Blanks would hit a three-run homer that would give the Padres some added insurance. [Read more…]

April 1, 2010 | Leave a Comment

Dodgers Start Strong But End Quietly

The Los Angeles Dodgers looked to do some damage in one of their final games leading up to Opening Day as they faced the Indians at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers would score first in the second inning with two runs to lead the Cleveland Indians. Dodgers’ pitching would keep the game scoreless through four as the Indians would score their first run in the fifth inning off of a Grady Sizemore solo home run. [Read more…]

April 1, 2010 | Leave a Comment


Arizona Fall League

Strasburg Goes Five Strikes Out Six

feat_afl_0039Stephen Strasburg would pitch his longest outing of the Arizona Fall League as he earns the victory against the Surprise Rafters. Strasburg would pitch five innings allowing only one earned run as he gets both offensive and pitching support from his Phoenix counterparts. Center fielder and Athletics’ prospect would go 2-for-5 with one run scored. First baseman and Washington Nationals’ prospect Chris Marrero would play as the designated hitter delivering five RBI as he shows off his hitting skills at the expense of the Rafters. [Read more…]

November 2, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Mitchell on Fire Against Rafters

az_hardballThe Javelinas would provide an offensive assault as they defeat the Surprise Rafters by seven runs. Dodgers prospect Russ Mitchell would be hot at the bat as he would drive in five of the Peoria runs for the team. Mitchell would go three-for-five with a homerun, a double, two runs scored and no strikeouts. Left Fielder and Seattle prospect Dustin Ackley would come alive as well with 3 RBI of his own in the convincing victory for the Javelinas. [Read more…]

October 31, 2009 | Leave a Comment

Close Games Across the Arizona Fall League

az_hardballThe Peoria Javelinas would travel to Phoenix to face the first place Desert Dogs at Phoenix Mini. The Javelinas would score first in the top of the second inning off of a one-run Jonathan Lucroy homerun. The Peoria bats would remain pretty quiet as the Desert Dogs were able to put up their first run in the seventh inning. In a big eighth inning, Peoria would manage to put four more runs on the board, adding a little insurance for the team. In the bottom of the eighth, Phoenix would gather three more runs but would not be enough to earn the lead as they lose the game by a run. [Read more…]

October 30, 2009 | Leave a Comment


Arizona Diamondbacks

D-backs fall for second time to Red Sox

Over the last month and a half Boston Red Sox starter Jon Lester has been one of the best in baseball going 8-0 with a 2.18 ERA. Today the Arizona Diamondbacks saw why he has been so successful. Lester pitched seven innings and allowed only four hits and two runs while striking out seven.
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June 16, 2010 | Leave a Comment


Baseball Feature

Announcing the Phoenix Fanster Athlete of the Year

The annual Fanster Phoenix Athlete of the Year poll is out. The annual poll is voted on by writers and contributors of the Phoenix sports community. Several Arizona baseball players made the list, including high school and college players.

Check out the results at Fanster.com

January 5, 2010 | 1 Comment