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Mitchell Gets Back On Track In AFL

Conor Glassey -Premium Content

Since his first full season was wiped out because of an injury, White Sox outfielder Jared Mitchell is in the Arizona Fall League trying to get things back on track. After the White Sox made Mitchell the 23rd-overall pick in the 2009 draft, he got off to a great start in low Class A, hitting .296/.417/.435 over his first 139 plate appearances. Mitchell was exciting White Sox brass with his play during spring training heading into the 2010 season and there were discussions about jumping him to Double-A out of camp. But the White Sox' plans were derailed when Mitchell tore a tendon in his left ankle on March 12 making a leaping catch against the wall to rob the Angels' Juan Rivera of extra bases.

Minors | #2010#Winter Baseball#Winter Wonders

Sanchez Gets Back To Work

Bill Mitchell -Premium Content

Mesa Solar Sox catcher Tony Sanchez can be forgiven if he experienced any nasty flashbacks when taking the field on the Arizona Fall League's opening day. It was the Pirates farmhand's first time on the field since a late June game in which he took a Brad Holt fastball to the jaw while batting for the Bradenton Marauders of the Florida State League against the St. Lucie Mets.

Minors | #2010#Arizona Fall League#Winter Baseball

Ramos Hits Way To Winter Player Of The Year

John Manuel -

In 2008-2009, Wilson Ramos helped Venezuela win the Caribbean Series, batting .317/.331/.475 in the regular season and .385 in the first four games of the Caribbean Series. In 2009-10, Ramos took his play up significantly, batting .332/.397/.582 and ranking among the league leaders in RBIs and total bases (first, 49 and 119); slugging percentage (second) and home runs (third, 12). For his performance, Ramos has earned Baseball America's Winter Player of the Year Award.

Minors | #2010#Winter Baseball#Winter Wonders