Originally written August 11, 2013 on Cub Reporter:
The 2013 Arizona Fall League (AFL) schedule has been released, and rosters should be announced later this month There are three AFL games scheduled every day Monday through Saturday (there are no games on Sunday), beginnining with AFL Opening Day on Tuesday October 8th and extending up through Thursday November 14th. The AFL Rising Stars Game will take place at Surprise Stadium Saturday night November 2nd (there are no league games scheduled that day), and the AFL Championship game will be played at Scottsdale Stadium on Saturday November 16th. The Cubs usually assign some of their better prospects to the AFL. Depending on what positions the Cubs are asked to fill on the Mesa squad, I would not be surpirised to see some combination of position players like SS Javier Baez (who played in the AFL last year), RF Jorge Soler (if healthy), 3B Kris Bryant, OF Jae-Hoon Ha, and 1B Dustin Geiger (and Rafael Lopez if a catcher is needed), and (if they have not exceeded their max innings) a AA ...
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