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Diamondbacks AFL Profiles

Every year, the Arizona Fall League displays some of the best young talent ready to impact the major league level. Last year, Max Scherzer, John Hester, and Rusty Ryal were among the D-backs' participants. Inside, we profile the eight Arizona Diamondbacks prospects that will play for the Scottsdale Scorpions beginning October 13th.

Watching an Arizona Fall League game is like taking a glimpse into the near future.  A higher percentage of players from the AFL make the major leagues than do Triple-A prospects.  Usually about 20-25 % of major league All-Star rosters are comprised of players who spent time in the AFL at one point.  These are players whom their parent organizations believe in.  These players are nearly...

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