The Arizona Fall League season will get under way on October 9th. This will be the 20th season for what is often called a “finishing school for prospects.” MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo gave an overview of the entire AFL in his article, but we obviously are only concerned with the Cincinnati Reds involvement in the league. Everything you need to know is below.
As of now the Reds will send six players to Arizona to be part of the roster of the Peoria Javelinas. Those six players are right-handed pitchers Drew Hayes, Curtis Partch, and Josh Ravin along with switch-hitting Billy Hamilton and lefty infielders Didi Gregorius and Donald Lutz. The other players for Peoria will come from the Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies, San Diego Padres, and Seattle Mariners.
Don't call me skunk pig.
First, “What is a Javelina?” you might ask. Well the javelina, also known as a peccary or skunk pig, is a member of the artiodactyl suborder Suina, as are the pig family (Suidae) an...