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Cubs Arizona Fall League update

Your Friday look at the boys of fall on the Mesa Solar Sox.

It’s Friday, which means it’s time we take a look at the Cubs in the Arizona Fall League!

The big news is tomorrow’s “Fall Stars” game. Cubs pitchers Adbert Alzolay and Jake Stinnett and infielder David Bote were all named to the team. Former Cubs pitcher James Farris, whom the Cubs traded to the Rockies for Eddie Butler, is also on the East team’s roster. You can watch the game at 7:00 p.m. CT on MLB Network and there will be a game thread here. Baseball season never stops.

The Mesa Solar Sox had a good week, going 5-1 and taking a 1½-game lead over Scottsdale for first place in the East Division. Mesa has an overall record of 12-8, which is tied with West division leader Peoria for the best record in the AFL.

Hitters:

David Bote: Bote has cooled off a bit from his torrid start to the AFL, going just 3 for 16 with a double and a walk. Overall, Bote is still one of the top hitters in the league this fall with a slash line of .357/.429/.607 with four home …Read the Rest

Source:: Bleed Cubbie Blue

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