Salt River Closes in on AFL East Division Title

The Salt River Rafters extended their lead in the AFL East to 3 1/2 games with a 4-3 victory against Surprise on Monday. Third baseman Josh Fuentes (.286) was 1-for-5. He was the only Rockies player to appear in the game.

With eight games remaining, Salt River has a Magic Number of five to clinch the East berth in the championship game, which will be played on Nov. 17.

- Team W L T PCT▼ GB ELIM # Home Away L 10 Streak
Salt River Rafters 14 8 0 0.636 - - 7-4 7-4 7-3 Won 3
Scottsdale Scorpions 10 11 1 0.476 3.5 5 3-7 7-4 4-6 Won 1
Mesa Solar Sox 9 12 1 0.429 4.5 4 2-8 6-4 2-8 Loss 2
Club W L T PCT▼ GB ELIM # Home Away L 10 Streak
Peoria Javelinas 15 7 0 0.682 - - 7-4 8-3 7-3 Loss 1
Glendale Desert Dogs 9 13 0 0.409 6 3 4-7 5-6 7-3 Won 1
Surprise Saguaros 8 14 0 0.364 7 2 2-9 6-5 3-7 Loss2
Date Game Time/W-L
Oct. 9 Salt River 10, at Surprise 8 W (1-0)
Oct. 10 Surprise 11, Salt River 9 L (1-1)
Oct. 11 Salt River 7, Scottsdale 6 (11) W (2-1)
Oct. 12 Scottsdale 6, Salt River 2 L (2-2).
Oct. 13 Off
Oct. 14 Off
Oct. 15 Peoria 13, Salt River 4 L (2-3)
Oct. 16 Salt River 2, Mesa 1 W (3-3)
Oct. 17 Salt River 6, Mesa 1 W (4-3)
Oct. 18 Salt River 2, Glendale 1 (11) W(5-3)
Oct. 19 Glendale 1, Salt River 0 L (5-4)
Oct. 20 Peoria 6, Salt River 5 L (5-5)
Oct. 21 Off
Oct. 22 Salt River 8,Surprise 5 W (6-5)
Oct. 23 Salt River 7, Surprise 5 W (7-5)
Oct. 24 Salt River 10, Scottsdale 9 W (8-5)
Oct. 25 Scottsdale 6, Salt River 5 L (8-6)
Oct. 26 Salt River 9, Peoria 2 W (9-6)
Oct. 27 Peoria 11, Salt River 5 L (9-7)
Oct. 28 Off
Oct. 29 Salt River 10, Mesa 7 W (10-7)
Oct. 30 Salt River 14, Mesa 4 W (11-7)
Oct. 31 Glendale 12, Salt River 6 L (11-8)
Nov. 1 Salt River 14 Glendale 3 W (12-8)
Nov. 2 Salt River 8, Surprise 3 W (13-8)
Nov. 3 Fall Stars Game @Surprise 5:08 p.m.
Nov. 4 Off
Nov. 5 Salt River 4, Surprise 3 W (14-8)
Tuesday Scottsdale at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Wednesday Peoria at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Thursday Open Date
Friday Salt River at Mesa 12:35 p.m.
Saturday Mesa at Salt River 6:35 p.m.
Sunday Off
Monday 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.


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