Found October 07, 2012 on Fantasy Baseball 365:
Half the teams in the Arizona Fall League have been highlighted, and next up on the preview list is the Peoria Javelinas. The Javelinas roster includes a southpaw that strikes out batters at a high rate, the most exciting player in the AFL, and a candidate for best professional debut from the 2012 MLB Amateur Draft class. *Full rosters can be found by clicking on the hyperlink for the team. Peoria Javelinas (Reds, Twins, Phillies, Padres, Mariners) Standout Pitcher: James Paxton, SP, Mariners, 23 years old Standout Hitter: Billy Hamilton, SS/OF, Reds, 22 years old Bonus: Mike Zunino, C, Mariners, 21 years old   James Paxton had an impressive professional debut in 2011, striking out 131 batters in 95.0 innings split between Low-A (56.0 innings) and Double-A (39.0 innings). He had occasional struggles with his control, walking 43 batters (4.1 BB/9), but was at his best after moving up to Double-A, where his walk rate was a solid 3.0 BB/9. His strong finish earned him ...
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Romero Named Mariners Minor League Player of the Year

From the PGCBL and John McGraw The Seattle Mariners have announced that infielder Stefen Romero (Glens Falls 2008) has been selected as the organization’s Minor League Player of the Year. The announcement was made on Wednesday by Seattle Mariners Executive Vice President and General Manager of Baseball Operations Jack Zduriencik. The full release can be viewed here. ...

Tuesday news and notes

The Arizona Fall League begins today. Here are the players who will be participating for the Reds as part of the Peoria Javelinas:Tim Crabbe – RHPDrew Hayes – RHPCurtis Partch – RHPJosh Ravin – RHPDidi Gregorius – SSDonald Lutz – 1B/OFBilly Hamilton – OFThe biggest story of course is Billy Hamilton making the move to the outfield. As the Reds top position prospect,...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.