11/11/23 : Fall/Winter Phillies Minor League Roundup
Arizona Fall League (AFL) :
The Phillies were part of the Scottsdale Scorpions team this season. Their AFL year concluded last night with a loss to Peoria in the semifinal playoff game.
11/10/23 : Peoria 12 Scottsdale 9
Scottsdale scored nine runs in the first inning to jump out to what seemed what would be a lop sided victory however Peoria scored seven runs in the second and five thereafter while shutting out the Scorpions in the balance of the contest to claim the comeback win. Peoria will play Surprise today for the 2023 AFL championship.
Right fielder Gabriel Rincones Jr went 3 for 5 with two singles and a home run, he posted two RBIs and scored twice. Third baseman Matt Kroon was 2 for 5 with a double and triple, he scored a run and had an RBI. DH Caleb Ricketts went 1 for 3 with a single and two walks. Oliver Dunn, who had an outstanding AFL season, didn’t participate in the contest, he’s getting married today. Congrats to Oliver and his soon to be bride!
RHP Andrew Baker pitched two innings (one run, one hit, one walk, four strikeouts) and LHP Jordi Martinez pitched an inning (two runs, one hit, one walk, one strikeout).
Dominican Winter League :
11/10/23 : The Tigres del Licey played against the Aguilas Cibaeñas at Citi Field in New York in the inaugural “Titans Series”. There were over 25,000 fans in attendance. Former Phillies minor league infielder Jonathan Villar was 2 for 4 for Aguilas in their 3-0 win. Game two of the three game set will be played today at 1 PM.
Venezuelan Winter League :
11/10/23 : Former Phillies minor league outfielder Carlos Tocci went 2 for 4 for Tigres de Aragua in their 5-4 victory over Tiburones de La Guaira.
Australian Baseball League :
League play begins November 17th.
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