SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – The Arizona Fall League (AFL) today announced the rosters for the 14th annual Fall Stars Game presented by Bowman Baseball Cards, which will be played at 5:00 p.m. AZ (8:00 p.m. ET) on Saturday, October 12 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. A combination of scouting
SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – The Arizona Fall League (AFL) today announced the rosters for the 14th annual Fall Stars Game presented by Bowman Baseball Cards, which will be played at 5:00 p.m. AZ (8:00 p.m. ET) on Saturday, October 12 at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick. A combination of scouting and farm directors, AFL staff, and MLB.com writers selected the players for the annual showcase of baseball’s future stars from the East Division and West Division of Arizona Fall League. The game will stream LIVE at MLB.com and Topps.com.
The East Division roster is made up of players from the Mesa Solar Sox (Angels, Athletics, Cubs, Indians, Tigers), Salt River Rafters (Diamondbacks, Marlins, Rays, Rockies, Twins) and Scottsdale Scorpions (Blue Jays, Braves, Giants, Mets, Phillies). The West Division roster will feature players from the Glendale Desert Dogs (Brewers, Cardinals, Dodgers, Reds, White Sox), Peoria Javelinas (Astros, Mariners, Padres, Pirates, Red Sox) and Surprise Saguaros (Nationals, Orioles, Rangers, Royals, Yankees).
Managers Keith Johnson (Marlins organization–East) of Salt River and Scott Thorman (Royals organization–West) of Surprise, along with their respective coaching staffs, will manage the game with their AFL teams finishing the first half of the season with the best records in their divisions.
Fans can select one additional player for each Fall Stars team via “The Bowman Fall Stars Final 2 Vote” that runs through Thursday, October 10 at 2 p.m. ET. The ballot can be found on the Arizona Fall League website — MLB.com/AFL.
The AFL “Fall Stars Game” Rosters are listed above (all names are subject to change).
Many notable Major League stars have played in the first 13 Fall Stars Games, including Pete Alonso (2018), Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (2018), Ronald Acuña Jr. (2017), Cody Bellinger (2016), Gary Sánchez (2015), Francisco Lindor (2014), Eddie Rosario (2014), Corey Seager (2014), Mookie Betts (2013), Marcus Semien (2013), Anthony Rendon (2012), Christian Yelich (2012), Bryce Harper (2011), Mike Trout (2011), Buster Posey (2009), Stephen Strasburg (2009), and Andrew McCutchen (2007).