Arizona Fall League Opening Day

Arizona Fall League


Arizona Fall League is here! The AFL has good numbers as 60% of those that play in this league make it to the majors.

Today, October 13, 2021 is the first day of the short Arizona Fall League.

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Arizona Fall League Schedule for Oct 13

  • Peoria at Salt River 2:35 CT
  • Surprise at Mesa 2:35 CT
  • Glendale at Scottsdale 8:35 CT

Arizona Fall League Probable Starters

Opening Day Probable Starters:
Peoria (MacKenzie Gore, Padres) at Salt River (Slade Cecconi, Diamondbacks)
Surprise (Asa Lacy, Royals) at Mesa (Evan Fitterer, Marlins)
Glendale (Johan Dominguez, White Sox) at Scottsdale (Connor Seabold, Red Sox)

Tomorrow’s Schedule

Salt River [email protected] Saguaros
Glendale Desert [email protected] Javelinas
Scottsdale [email protected] Solar Sox


Arizona Fall League Rule Changes

  • Pitch Clock of 15 seconds
  • Automated Strike Zone (only at Salt River)
  • larger bases
  • limited pickoff to two per plate appearance
  • Defensive positioning – must have to on the dirt of either side of second base
  • PitchCom- communication device for pitchers and catchers

Arizona Fall League Dates To Remember
Oct. 9: Opening Day
Nov. 13: Fall Stars Game, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7 p.m. ET
Nov. 20: Championship Game, Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, 7 p.m. ET


About the author– Tom Knuppel has been writing about baseball and sports for a few decades. As an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan he began with the blog CardinalsGM. Tom is a member of the United Cardinals Bloggers and the Baseball Bloggers Alliance. He also maintains the History of Cardinals website. More recently he has been busy at KnupSolutions and the primary writer of many sports at KnupSports and adds content at Sports 2.0. Tom is a retired High School English and Speech teacher and has completed over one hundred sportsbook reviews. He also can be followed on Twitter at tknup.  Feel free to contact Tom at [email protected]


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