Salt River opens AFL Play with 10-8 Victory; Josh Fuentes Triples

The Salt River Rafters, which features Rockies prospects on the roster, opened the Arizona Fall League with a 10-8 victory against Surprise on Tuesday. Josh Fuentes was 1-for-5 with a triple, run scored and RBI, and Sam Hilliard was 3-for-5 with two runs scored and a triple.

Rockies prospect Ryan Castellani started and allowed three runs on four hits and a walk, striking out three in three innings. Jesus Tinoco was the one Rockies pitching prospect who turned in a strong effort, working two shutout innings in relief of Castellani, allowing one hit. Mitch Horacek was charged with a blown save, giving up two runs on three hits in two-third of an inning. Justin Lawrence worked the ninth, allowing two runs on three hits.

Date Rafters Schedule Time/W-L
Nov. 9 Salt River 10, at Surprise 8 W (1-0)
Wednesday Surprise at Salt River 12:35 p.m.
Thursday Scottsdale at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Friday Salt River at Scottsdale 6:35 p.m.
Saturday Off
Sunday Off
Monday Salt River at Peoria 12:35 p.m.
Tuesday Salt River at Mesa 6:35 p.m.
Oct. 17 Mesa at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Oct. 18 Glendale at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Oct. 19 Salt River at Glendale 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 20 Scottsdale at Surprise 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 21 Off
Oct. 22 Salt River at Surprise 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 23 Surprise at Salt River 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 24 Scottsdale at Salt River 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 25 Salt River at Scottsdale 6:35 p.m.
Oct. 26 Surprise at Salt River 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 27 Peoria at Sale River 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 28 Off
Oct. 29 Mesa at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Oct. 30 Salt River at Mesa 12:35 p.m.
Oct. 31 Glendale at Salt River 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 1 Salt River at Glendale 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 2 Salt River at Surprise 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 3 Fall Stars Game @Surprise 5:08 p.m.
Nov. 4 Off
Nov. 5 Surprise at Salt River 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 6 Scottsdale at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Nov. 7 Peoria at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Nov. 8 Open Date
Nov. 9 Salt River at Mesa 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 10 Mesa at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Nov. 11 Off
Nov. 12 Salt River at Peoria 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 13 Salt River at Scottsdale 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 14 Glendale at Salt River 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 15 Salt River at Glendale 12:35 p.m.
Nov. 16 Open Date
Nov. 17 Championship Game 1:08 p.m.
at Scottsdale Stadium


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