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D-backs Prospects Lead Rafters to AFL Title

D-backs Prospects Lead Rafters to AFL Title

The Salt River Rafters bested the Surprise Saguaros 9-3 on Saturday to claim the Arizona Fall League Championship in the team's first year of existence. The victory was largely made possible by contributions from the Arizona Diamondbacks prospects who participated in the game.

Six of the seven Arizona Diamondbacks on the Salt River roster appeared in the title game, and five of them made a significant contribution to the victory.  The first three pitchers used by the Rafters were D-backs, including starter Charles Brewer. Brewer had a 5.46 ERA in eight AFL regular season starts, though he had pitched four shutout innings heading into the championship game.  The...

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