Found October 10, 2012 on
Five Cubs saw game action in tonight's AFL Opening Night at Salt River Fields between the Mesa Solar Sox and the Salt Riverr Rafters: Tags: Arizona Fall LeagueJavier BaezTony ZychKevin RhoderickRubi SilvaMatt Szczur
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The Mesa Solar Sox played their AFL home opener this afternoon at HoHoKam Park, but the Salt River Rafters drubbed the home team 11-3 thanks in no small part to four home runs.
Four Cubs saw action for the Solar Sox in today’s game:
Tags: AZ Instructional LeagueArizona Fall LeagueJavier BaezNick StruckRubi SilvaMatt SzczurYasiel BalaguertDavid BoteBen Wells
Please take note of how the Oakland A's have built their success. A team
that is roughly $33 million cheaper won 94 games, and the AL
If you compare the Cubs to the A's, defensively they were pretty similar.
The Cubs had fewer errors and
turned more double plays, but both teams shared the same fielding percentage.
On the offense, the A's did...
Addison Russell walked, tripled, and belted a two-run home run, Vicmal de la Cruz clobbered a solo home run and an RBI double, Reynaldo Mateo blasted a solo HR, and Matt Olson singled twice and drove-in two runs, as the Athletics out-slugged the Cubs 13-8 in Arizona Instructional League action this afternoon at Fitch Park Field #3 in Mesa.The A's pounded-out 15 hits today, including...
Continuing the hit and miss- type look back on the projections and rankings from prior to the 2012 season...
Matt Garza – 2012 Projection; 14 W, 3.10 ERA, 194 K, 1.28 WHIP in 200 Innings
Actual; 5 W, 3.91 ERA, 96 K, 1.18 WHIP, 103.2 IP
Garza’s season ended in July. Doubling his innings pitched effectively gives us his K projection and WHIP projection…but the Wins would...