The 26th annual Arizona Fall League began on Tuesday, October 10. The Cardinals had eight players representing the organization as members of the Surprise Saguaros, who are 2-3 to begin the season.
Here are some pitching stats and notes from the first week of action:
Sandy Alcantara (RHP): 1 GS — 2 IP, 4 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 0 Ks
Cardinals RHP Sandy Alcantara was 95-100 in the Arizona fall league opener today— keithlaw (@keithlaw) October 10, 2017
Arturo Reyes (RHP): 2 G — 3 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 Ks
Josh Lucas (RHP): 2 IP, 1 H, 1 R, 1 ER, 3 Ks
Jordan Hicks (RHP): 2 G — 4 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 2 ER, 2 Ks
And now the offensive side:
John Nogowski (UTL): 1-2, 2B, BB, R
Oscar Mercado (CF): 5-16, R, RBI, 3 Ks
Andrew Knizner (C/1B): 3-11, R, 2 RBIs, BB, 4 Ks
Edmundo Sosa (SS): 3-10, R, 2 RBIs, 4 Ks
As always, the entire Arizona Fall League is off on Sunday. The league will resume play on Monday, with the Saguaros hosting the Scorpions at 2:35 PM Central time. Sandy Alcantara is in line to start Monday’s game, although AFL probables are always subject to change.