Arizona Fall League Rosters Announced

Okay, so they were announced Tuesday.  Timeliness has never been one of my strong suits.

More information about the AFL can be found in this column from and the Winter Leagues page at  I’ve taken the liberty of listing some of the key players for each team, their ages, and the levels at which they played in 2009:

Phoenix Desert Dogs
Brandon Erbe, RHP, 21 (A-/AA)
Drew Storen, RHP, 22 (A/A+/AA)
Stephen Strasburg, RHP, 21 (NCAA)
Derek Norris, C, 20 (A)
Adam Loewen, OF, 25 (A+)

MLB 40-Man Roster: Stephen Strasburg (RHP, WAS)

Scottsdale Scorpions
Danny Moskos, LHP, 23 (AA)
Buster Posey, C, 22 (A+/AAA)
Domonic Brown, OF, 21 (R/A+/AA)
Collin Cowgill, OF, 23 (A+)
Jose Tabata, OF, 21 (AA/AAA)

MLB 40-Man Roster: Bryan Augenstein (RHP, ARI), Cesar Valdez (RHP, ARI), Donald Veal (LHP, PIT), Mike Zagurski (LHP, PHI), Brandon Allen (1B, ARI), Pedro Ciriaco (SS, ARI), Hector Gomez (SS, COL), Jose Tabata (OF, PIT)

Mesa Solar Sox
Hank Conger, C, 21 (AA)
Starlin Castro, SS, 19 (A+/AA)
Josh Vitters, 3B, 20 (A/A+)
Ryan Kalish, OF, 21 (A+/AA)
Mike Stanton, OF, 19 (A+/AA)

MLB 40-Man Roster
: None

Peoria Javelinas
Phillippe Aumont, RHP, 20 (A+/AA)
Justin Cassel, RHP, 24 (AA/AAA)
Nick Hill, LHP, 24 (AA)
Dustin Ackley, 1B, 21 (NCAA)
Carlos Triunfel, SS, 19
Dayan Viciedo, 3B, 20 (AA)
Joe Dunigan, OF, 23 (A+)

MLB 40-Man Roster: Oscar Aguilar (RHP, MIL), Mark Rogers (RHP, MIL), Travis Schlichting (RHP, LAD), Luca May (C, LAD), Dustin Ackley (1B, SEA), Dayan Viciedo (3B, SEA)

Peoria Saguaros
Mike Minor, LHP, 21 (NCAA)
Jason Castro, C, 22 (A+/AA)
Matt McBride, C, 24 (A+/AA)
Yonder Alonso, DH, 22 (R/A+/AA)
Freddie Freeman, 1B, 19 (A+/AA)
Jonathan Gaston, LF, 22 (A+)
Jason Heyward, RF, 20 (A+/AA)

MLB 40-Man Roster: Wilton Lopez (RHP, HOU), Yonder Alonso (1B, CIN), German Duran (2B, HOU)

Surprise Rafters
Ian Kennedy, RHP, 24 (AAA)
Austin Romine, C, 20 (A+)
Daniel Descalso, 2B, 22 (AA/AAA)
Mike Moustakas, 3B, 20 (A+)

MLB 40-Man Roster: Thomas Diamond (RHP, TEX), Ian Kennedy (RHP, NYY)

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