AFL Rosters Are Announced




Rosters for the 2009 Arizona Fall League. Players denoted with an asterisk are taxi squad players eligible to play only on Wednesdays and Saturdays.
Mesa Solar Sox
Pitchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Jay Buente FLA R R 6-2 185 25 Evansville, IN New Orleans (AAA)
Alex Burnett MIN R R 6-0 190 22 Anaheim, CA New Britain (AA)
Andrew Cashner CHC R R 6-6 210 22 Conroe, TX Tennessee (AA)
Bobby Cassevah LAA R R 6-3 195 23 Jacksonville, FL Arkansas (AA)
John Gaub CHC R L 6-2 200 24 St. Paul, MN Iowa (AAA)
Jeremy Haynes LAA R R 6-2 180 23 Valdosta, GA Rancho Cucamonga (Hi A)
Steven Hirschfeld MIN R R 6-5 225 23 Moab, UT Fort Myers (Hi A)
Tim Kiely LAA R R 6-1 190 24 Swampscott, MA Arkansas (AA)
Mike McCardell MIN R R 6-5 220 24 West Chester, PA New Britain (AA)
Tommy Mendoza LAA R R 6-2 195 22 Hialeah, FL Salt Lake (AAA)
Garrett Parcell FLA R R 6-5 220 25 Corona, CA Jacksonville (AA)
Blake Parker CHC R R 6-3 225 24 Fayetteville, AR Iowa (AAA)
Chris Province BOS R R 6-3 220 24 Hammond, LA Portland (AA)
Dustin Richardson BOS L L 6-6 220 25 Newton, KS Pawtucket (AAA)
James Russell CHC L L 6-4 205 23 Cincinnati, OH Iowa (AAA)
Spencer Steedley MIN L L 6-2 194 24 Charlotte, NC New Britain (AA)
Jay Voss FLA L L 6-4 195 22 Bresse, IL Jacksonville (AA)
T.B.A. BOS






T.B.A. BOS






T.B.A. FLA






Catchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Welington Castillo CHC R R 6-0 200 22 San Isidro, DR Tennessee (AA)
Hank Conger LAA S R 6-1 220 21 Federal Way, WA Arkansas (AA)
Luis Exposito BOS R R 6-3 210 22 Miami, FL Portland (AA)
Infielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Starlin Castro CHC R R 6-1 160 19 Monte Cristy, DR Tennessee (AA)
Matt Dominguez FLA R R 6-1 210 20 Chatsworth, CA Jacksonville (AA)
Ryan Mount LAA L R 6-0 190 23 West Covina, CA Arkansas (AA)
Chris Parmelee MIN L L 6-1 223 21 Long Beach, CA Fort Myers (Hi A)
Steve Singleton MIN L R 5-11 189 23 San Francisco, CA New Britain (AA)
Josh Vitters CHC R R 6-3 200 20 Anaheim, CA Daytona (Hi A)
T.B.A. BOS






T.B.A. BOS






Outfielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Peter Bourjos LAA R R 6-1 180 22 Park Ridge, IL Arkansas (AA)
Greg Burns* FLA L L 6-2 185 22 Phillips Ranch, CA Jupiter (Hi A)
Ryan Kalish BOS L L 6-1 205 21 Northridge, CA Portland (AA)
Bryan Petersen FLA L R 6-0 200 23 Irvine, CA Jacksonville (AA)
Mike Stanton FLA R R 6-5 240 19 Panorama, CA Jacksonville (AA)
Rene Tosoni MIN L R 6-0 195 23 Toronto, ON, Canada New Britain (AA)
Manager: Bo Porter (FLA). Pitching Coach: Dennis Lewallyn (CHC). Hitting Coach: Billy McMillon (BOS).
Peoria Javelinas
Pitchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Omar Aguilar MIL R R 5-11 236 24 Merced, CA Brevard County (Hi A)
Phillippe Aumont SEA L R 6-7 220 20 Hull, QC, Canada West Tennessee (AA)
Zach Braddock* MIL L L 6-4 230 22 Mount Holly, NJ Huntsville (AA)
Josh Butler MIL R R 6-5 195 24 Auburn, CA Huntsville (AA)
Justin Cassel CWS R R 6-2 215 24 Los Angeles, CA Birmingham (AA)
Josh Fields SEA R R 6-0 185 23 Athens, GA West Tennessee (AA)
Javy Guerra LAD R R 6-1 195 23 Denton, TX Chattanooga (AA)
Nick Hill SEA L L 6-0 190 24 West Point, NY West Tennessee (AA)
Eric Krebs LAD R R 6-3 210 24 Houston, TX Inland Empire (Hi A)
Johnnie Lowe CWS R R 6-5 220 24 San Diego, CA Birmingham (AA)
Henry Mabee CWS R R 6-4 230 24 Surrey, BC, Canada Birmingham (AA)
Jacob Rasner CWS R R 6-4 210 22 Reno, NV Winston-Salem (Hi A)
Mark Rogers MIL R R 6-2 225 23 Brunswick, ME Brevard County (Hi A)
Travis Schlichting LAD R R 6-4 215 24 Denver, CO Los Angeles (MLB)
Cody Satterwhite DET R R 6-4 205 22 Jackson, MS Erie (AA)
Anthony Varvarro SEA R R 6-0 180 24 Staten Island, NY West Tennessee (AA)
Thad Weber DET R R 6-2 200 24 Lincoln, NE Erie (AA)
Robbie Weinhardt DET R R 6-2 205 23 Chicago, IL Erie (AA)
Robert Wooten MIL R R 210 210 24 Frement, NC Huntsville (AA)
T.B.A. LAD






Catchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Jonathan Lucroy MIL R R 6-0 1 85 23 Eustis, FL Huntsville (AA)
Lucas May LAD R R 5-11 195 24 Las Vegas, NV Chattanooga (AA)
Infielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Dustin Ackley SEA L R 6-1 184 21 Winston-Salem, NC North Carolina (NCAA)
Taylor Green MIL L R 5-10 195 22 Comox, BC, Canada Huntsville (AA)
Cale Iorg DET R R 6-2 180 23 Toronto, ON, Canada Erie (AA)
Russell Mitchell LAD R R 6-1 182 24 Rome, GA Chattanooga (AA)
CJ Retherford CWS R R 5-10 190 24 Homestad, FL Birmingham (AA)
Justin Sellers* LAD R R 5-10 160 23 Bellflower, CA Chattanooga (AA)
Scott Sizemore DET R R 6-0 185 24 Virginia Beach, VA Toledo (AAA)
Carols Triunfel SEA R R 5-11 175 19 Santiago, DR West Tennessee (AA)
Dayan Viciedo CWS R R 5-11 240 20 Remdeios, Cuba Birmingham (AA)
Outfielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Lorenzo Cain MIL R R 6-2 185 23 Valdosta, GA Huntsville (AA)
Jordan Danks CWS L R 6-4 210 23 Austin, TX Birmingham (AA)
Joseph Dunigan SEA L L 6-1 215 23 Chicago, IL High Desert (Hi A)
Andrew Lambo LAD L L 6-3 190 21 Newbury Park, CA Chattanooga (AA)
Trayvon Robinson* LAD S R 5-10 175 22 Los Angeles, CA Chattanooga (AA)
Ryan Strieby DET R R 6-5 235 24 Seattle, WA Erie (AA)
Manager: Kevin Bradshaw (DET). Pitching Coach: Fred Dabney (MIL). Hitting Coach: Gary Ward (CWS).
Peoria Saguaros
Pitchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Mike DeMark SD R R 6-0 198 26 Greensberg, PA San Antonio (AA)
Evan Englebrook HOU R R 6-8 225 27 Mechanicsburg, PA Corpus Christi (AA)
Steve Garrison SD S L 6-1 185 22 Trenton, NJ Lake Elsinore (Hi A)
Brandon Gomes SD R R 5-11 175 25 Fall River, MA San Antonio (AA)
Connor Graham CLE R R 6-6 235 23 Bowling Green, OH Akron (AA)
Lee Hyde ATL R L 6-2 185 24 Atlanta, GA Mississippi (AA)
Josh Judy CLE R R 6-4 200 23 Fort Wayne, IN Akron (AA)
Craig Kimbrel ATL R R 5-11 205 21 Huntsville, AL Mississippi (AA)
Chia-Jen Lo HOU R R 5-11 181 23 Pintung County, Taiwan Corpus Christi (AA)
Wilton Lopez HOU R R 6-0 200 26 Leon, Nicaragua Corpus Christi (AA)
Jeff Lyman ATL R R 6-3 215 22 San Francisco, CA Mississippi (AA)
Dan Meszaros HOU R R 6-0 170 23 Boca Raton, FL Corpus Christi (AA)
Mike Minor ATL R L 6-3 200 21 Chapel Hill, TN Rome (Lo A)
Logan Ondrusek CIN R R 6-7 205 24 Hallettsville, TX Louisville (AAA)
Zach Putnam CLE R R 6-2 225 22 Ann Arbor, MI Akron (AA)
Josh Rodriguez CLE R R 6-0 185 24 Houston, TX Akron (AA)
Evan Scribner SD R R 6-3 190 24 New Britain, CT San Antonio (AA)
Carlton Smith CLE R R 6-2 205 23 Plainville, NJ Akron (AA)
Phillippe Valiquette CIN L L 6-0 175 22 Montreal, QC, Canada Carolina (AA)
Sean Watson CIN R R 6-2 215 24 Miami, FL Louisville (AAA)
T.B.A. CIN






T.B.A. CIN






Catchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Mitch Canham SD L R 6-2 215 24 Richland, WA San Antonio (AA)
Jason Castro HOU L R 6-3 210 22 Castro Valley, CA Corpus Christi (AA)
Matt McBride CLE R R 6-2 215 24 Bethlehem, PA Akron (AA)
Infielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Yonder Alonso CIN L R 6-2 215 22 Havana, Cuba Carolina (AA)
Zach Cozart CIN R R 6-1 185 24 University, MS Carolina (AA)
German Duran HOU R R 5-10 185 25 Zacatecas, Mexico Corpus Christi (AA)
Freddie Freeman ATL L R 6-5 220 19 Fountain Valley, CA Mississippi (AA)
Brandon Hicks ATL R R 6-2 200 23 Houston, TX Mississippi (AA)
Carlos Rivero CLE R R 6-3 210 21 Barquisimeto, VZ Akron (AA)
Lance Zawadzki SD S R 5-11 185 24 Farmingham, MA San Antonio (AA)
T.B.A. HOU






Outfielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Jonathan Gaston HOU L R 6-0 210 22 Boise, ID Lancaster (Hi A)
Chris Heisey CIN R R 6-0 200 24 Lancaster, PA Louisville (AAA)
Jason Heyward ATL L L 6-4 220 20 Ridgewood, NJ Mississippi (AA)
Cedric Hunter SD L L 6-0 185 21 Decatur, GA San Antonio (AA)
Nick Weglarz CLE L L 6-3 245 21 Stevensville, OH Akron (AA)
Manager: David Bell (CIN). Pitching Coach: Don Alexander (HOU). Hitting Coach: Tom Tornincasa (SD). Coach: Jim Rickon (CLE).
Phoenix Desert Dogs
Pitchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Brandon Erbe BAL R R 6-4 180 21 Owings Mills, MD Bowie (AA)
Eddie Gamboa BAL R R 6-2 195 24 Merced, CA Bowie (AA)
Matt Gorgen TB R R 6-0 210 22 Concord, CA Montgomery (AA)
Paul Phillips TB R R 6-1 211 25 Ypsilanti, MI Montgomery (AA)
Heath Rollins TB R R 6-1 190 24 Florence, SC Montgomery (AA)
Stephen Strasburg WSH R R 6-4 220 21 San Diego, CA San Diego State (NCAA)
Drew Storen WSH S R 6-2 180 22 Brownsburg, IN Harrisburg (AA)
Ryohei Tanaka BAL R R 6-0 169 26 Ishikawa, Japan Bowie (AA)
T.B.A. BAL






T.B.A. OAK






T.B.A. OAK






T.B.A. OAK






T.B.A. OAK






T.B.A. TOR






T.B.A. TOR






T.B.A. TOR






T.B.A. WSH






T.B.A. WSH






Catchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
J.P. Arencibia TOR R R 6-1 210 23 Miami, FL Las Vegas (AAA)
Nevin Ashley TB R R 6-1 215 25 Vincennes, IN Charlotte (Hi A)
Derek Norris WSH R R 6-0 210 20 Goddard, KS Hagerstown (Lo A)
Infielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Josh Bell BAL S R 6-3 235 22 Rockford, IL Bowie (AA)
David Cooper* TOR L L 6-0 200 22 Stockton, CA New Hampshire (AA)
Brad Emaus TOR R R 5-11 210 23 Kalamazoo, MI New Hampshire (AA)
Danny Espinosa WSH S R 6-0 190 22 Santa Ana, CA Potomac (Hi A)
Adam Loewen TOR L L 6-6 235 25 Vancouver, BC, Canada Dunedin (Hi A)
Chris Marrero WSH R R 6-3 210 21 Miami, FL Harrisburg (AA)
Shawn O'Malley TB R R 5-10 155 21 Richland, WA Charlotte (Hi A)
Brandon Snyder BAL R R 6-2 215 22 Las Vegas, NV Norfolk (AAA)
Brandon Waring BAL R R 6-4 195 23 Columbia, SC Frederick (Hi A)
Jemile Weeks OAK S R 5-10 175 22 Orlando, FL Midland (AA)
Outfielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Matt Angle BAL L R 5-10 175 23 Westerville, OH Frederick (Hi A)
Corey Brown OAK L L 6-2 210 23 Tampa, FL Stockton (Hi A)
Cody Cipriano TB R R 6-0 200 24 Irvine, CA Montgomery (AA)
Grant Desme OAK R R 6-2 205 23 San Luis Obispo, CA Stockton (Hi A)
Manager: Gary Cathcard (TOR). Pitching Coach: R.C. Lichtenstein (TB). Hitting Coach: Brian McArn (OAK).
Scottsdale Scorpions
Pitchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Bryan Augenstein ARI R R 6-6 230 23 Sebastian, FL Mobile (AA)
Michael Cisco PHI R R 5-11 190 22 Mt Pleasant, SC Reading (AA)
Steve Edlefsen SF S R 6-2 180 24 Minneapolis, MN Fresno (AAA)
Joe Martinez SF L R 6-2 195 26 South Orange, NJ Fresno (AAA)
Scott Mathieson PHI R R 6-3 190 25 Vancouver, BC, Canada Reading (AA)
Danny Moskos PIT R L 6-1 210 23 Greenville, SC Altoona (AA)
Daniel Runzler SF L L 6-4 215 24 Riverside, CA Connecticut (AA)
Michael Schwimer PHI R R 6-8 246 23 Fairfax, VA Clearwater (Hi A)
Cesar Valdez ARI R R 6-2 200 24 Santo Domingo, DR Reno (AAA)
Donnie Veal PIT L L 6-4 230 24 Jackson, MS Altoona (AA)
Tony Watson PIT L L 6-4 223 24 Sioux City, IA Altoona (AA)
Mike Zagurski PHI L L 6-0 225 26 Omaha, NE Reading (AA)
T.B.A. ARI






T.B.A. ARI






T.B.A. COL






T.B.A. COL






T.B.A. COL






T.B.A. COL






T.B.A. PIT






Catchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Tuffy Gosewisch PHI R R 5-11 190 26 Freeport, IL Lehigh Valley (AAA)
Buster Posey SF R R 6-1 205 22 Leesburg, GA Fresno (AAA)
Wilin Rosario COL R R 5-11 190 20 Bonao, DR Modesto (Hi A)
Infielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Brandon Allen ARI L R 6-2 235
Conroe, TX Reno (AAA)
Pedro Ciriaco ARI R R 6-0 160 23 San Pedro de Macoris, DR Mobile (AA)
Brandon Crawford SF L R 6-2 200 22 Mountain View, CA Connecticut (AA)
Brian Friday PIT R R 5-11 180 23 Houston, TX Altoona (AA)
Chase d'Arnaud PIT R R 6-1 175 22 Torrance, CA Lynchburg (Hi A)
Hector Gomez COL R R 6-2 180 21 San Pedro, DR. Modesto (Hi A)
Darin Holcomb COL R R 5-11 205 23 Spokane, WA Tulsa (AA)
Troy Hanzawa* PHI R R 5-9 155 23 Wahaiwa, HI Lakewood (Lo A)
Outfielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Domonic Brown PHI L L 6-5 204 21 Zephyrhills, FL Reading (AA)
Collin Cowgill ARI R L 5-9 195 23 Lexington, KY Visalia (Hi A)
Thomas Neal SF R R 6-1 205 22 Inglewood, CA San Jose (Hi A)
Steve Susdorf PHI L L 6-1 195 23 Valencia, CA Reading (AA)
Jose Tabata PIT R R 5-11 215 21 Anzoategui, VZ Indianapolis (AAA)
Manager: Jeff Bannister (PIT). Pitching Coach: Bob Milacki (PHI). Hitting Coach: Dave Hajek (COL).
Surprise Rafters
Pitchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age Birthplace 2009 Club
Thomas Diamond TEX R R 6-3 230 26 New Orleans, LA Frisco (AA)
Brennan Garr TEX R R 6-2 190 25 Wheatridge, CO Frisco (AA)
Danny Gutierrez KC R R 6-1 180 22 Los Angeles, CA Wilmington (Hi A)
Ian Kennedy NYY R R 6-0 195 24 Huntington Beach, CA Scranton/WB (AAA)
David Kopp STL R R 6-3 205 23 Margate, FL Palm Beach (Hi A)
Lance Lynn STL R R 6-5 250 22 Brownsburg, IN Springfield (AA)
Michael Parisi STL R R 6-3 215 26 Hagerstown, MD GCL Cardinals (R)
Evan Reed TEX R R 6-4 225 23 San Luis Obispo, CA Bakersfield (Hi A)
Adam Reifer STL R R 6-2 195 23 Mira Loma, CA Palm Beach (Hi A)
Ben Swaggerty KC L L 6-1 185 27 Knoxville, TN Northwest Arkansas (AA)
T.B.A. NYM






T.B.A. NYM






T.B.A. NYM






T.B.A. NYM






T.B.A. NYY






T.B.A. NYY






T.B.A. NYY






T.B.A. KC






T.B.A. KC






T.B.A. TEX






Catchers Team B T Ht. Wt. Age
Birthplace 2009 Club
Bryan Anderson STL L R 6-1 200 23
Thousand Oaks, CA Memphis (AAA)
Doug Hogan TEX R R 6-3 210 24 Columbia, SC Bakersfield (Hi A)
Austin Romine NYY R R 6-2 210 20 Lake Forest, CA Tampa (Hi A)
Infielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age
Birthplace 2009 Club
Jeff Bianchi KC R R 6-0 175 22
Lancaster, PA Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Ike Davis NYM L L 6-5 195 22
Edina, MN Binghamton (AA)
Daniel Descalso STL L R 5-10 190 22
San Carlos, CA Memphis (AAA)
Brandon Laird NYY R R 6-1 215 21
Cypress, CA Tampa (Hi A)
Marcus Lemon TEX L R 5-11 173 21
Lakeland, FL Frisco (AA)
Mike Moustakas KC L R 6-0 195 20 Chatsworth, CA Wilmington (Hi A)
Ruben Tejada NYM R R 5-11 165 20 Veraguas, Panama Binghamton (AA)
Outfielders Team B T Ht. Wt. Age
Birthplace 2009 Club
Colin Curtis NYY L L 6-1 200 24
Issaquah, WA Scranton/WB (AAA)
Tyler Henley STL L L 5-10 200 24
Colleyville, TX Springfield (AA)
Daryl Jones STL L L 5-11 180 22
Royal Oak, MI Springfield (AA)
David Lough KC L L 6-0 180 23
Erie, PA Northwest Arkansas (AA)
Mitch Moreland TEX L L 6-2 230 22
Amory, MS Frisco (AA)
T.B.A. NYM






Manager: Brian Rupp (KC). Pitching Coach: Tom Phelps (NYY). Hitting Coach: Brant Brown (TEX).