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Arizona Fall League Prospect Report — November 16, 2021

Ryan Vilade Billmitchell
Ryan Vilade (Photo by Bill Mitchell)

Ryan Vilade, OF, Rockies — Vilade has had a rough go in the Fall League so far, but he showed the damage he’s capable of on Monday. Vilade went 3 for 3 with four RBIs to lead Salt River to a 12-5 win over Surprise in seven innings at Salt River Fields. Vilade hit an RBI single up the middle in the first inning, added another RBI single to center in the third and followed with a two-run chopper up the middle in the fourth. He also drew a walk in his final at-bat in the sixth to reach base four times in four plate appearances. His exit velocities on his singles were 93 mph, 103.8 mph and 101.7 mph, respectively, and he also showed his athleticism with a top sprint speed of 26.6 feet per second. The Rockies No. 10 prospect entered the day batting .215 and mired in a 2 for 20 slump, but raised his batting average 35 points and his OPS by 68 points with his big day.

Mario Feliciano, C, Brewers – Feliciano joined Vilade in leading Salt River’s 12-run outburst, going 3 for 4 with two doubles, three runs scored and an RBI out of the Rafters’ cleanup spot. The Brewers No. 12 prospect got the scoring started for Salt River with an RBI double into the left-center gap in the first inning, led off the third inning with a single to kickstart a five-run rally and smoked an opposite-field double in the fourth inning that left his bat at 104.1 mph. Feliciano is now batting .342/.375/.474 in the AFL, a welcome performance after he was limited to 32 games by a shoulder impingement during the regular season.

Elijah Dunham, OF, Yankees – Dunham continued his AFL coming-out party, going 2 for 4 with a double and a triple in Surprise’s loss to Salt River. Dunham stayed back on a breaking ball and laced a triple the opposite way into the left-center gap in the first inning and ripped a double into the right field at 105.7 mph off the bat in the fourth. Dunham is now batting .356/.472/.603 with six doubles, a league-leading three triples and two home runs. He also has more walks (13) than strikeouts (eight) and is 10 for 10 on stolen bases. An nondrafted free agent signing out of Indiana in 2020, Dunham is quickly emerging as a prospect to watch in a deep Yankees system.

Brendan Donovan, 2B, Cardinals – Donovan delivered a walkoff RBI single to lift Glendale to a 2-1 victory over Peoria in seven innings at Camelback Ranch. The Cardinals No. 15 prospect hit the first pitch he saw from Padres lefthander Tom Cosgrove for a broken-bat single to center field to score Astros prospect Pedro Leon from third with the winning run. Donovan went 2 for 4 in the game and is now batting .364 with a 1.086 OPS in 13 games in the AFL.

HITTERS

ORGCLASSPLAYERABRHRBIAVGNOTES
ARIAFLDominic Canzone, RF4332.328HR (2),
ARIAFLBuddy Kennedy, 3B1200.2503 BB (7),
ATLAFLDrew Lugbauer, C1001.375BB (10),
ATLAFLJesse Franklin, OF2000.085BB (9),
CINAFLMike Siani, CF3000.306
CINAFLIvan Johnson, 2B4000.250
COLAFLEzequiel Tovar, SS3113.175HR (3),
COLAFLRyan Vilade, LF3134.250BB (8),
COLAFLMichael Toglia, 1B4121.259
CWSAFLYoelkis Cespedes, OF3000.174
HOUAFLPedro Leon, OF3121.258SB (3),
HOUAFLKorey Lee, C3000.236
HOUAFLGrae Kessinger, SS1000.271
2 BB (10), CS (2),
KCAFLSeuly Matias, OF3001.205
LADAFLKody Hoese, 3B3000.216
LADAFLJacob Amaya, SS2010.3262B (3), BB (12),
LADAFLCarson Taylor, C3000.323
MILAFLMario Feliciano, C4331.3422 2B (5),
MILAFLDavid Hamilton, SS3000.303BB (9), CS (2),
MILAFLJoe Gray, OF3000.073
NYMAFLCarlos Cortes, 2B4111.236
NYYAFLElijah Dunham, OF4020.3562B (6), 3B (3),
NYYAFLAndres Chaparro, 3B3021.2462B (5),
PHIAFLSimon Muzziotti, CF2000.250BB (12),
PHIAFLBryson Stott, SS2110.325BB (21),
PHIAFLLogan O'Hoppe, C3010.3092B (8),
PITAFLJi-Hwan Bae, SS4000.237
SDAFLEguy Rosario, 2B3000.276
SDAFLMatt Batten, 2B2000.288BB (12),
SEAAFLZach DeLoach, CF3000.156
STLAFLJuan Yepez, 1B2110.3112B (7),
STLAFLBrendan Donovan, 3B4021.364
TEXAFLEzequiel Duran, 2B3111.273HR (2), BB (4),
TEXAFLJustin Foscue, 2B3212.233HR (5), BB (14),
WASAFLDrew Millas, C1100.2052 BB (10),
WASAFLJackson Cluff, SS2010.333BB (13),
Elijah Dunham Billmitchell

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PITCHERS

ORGCLASSPLAYERIPHRERBBKERANOTES
ARIAFLKeegan Curtis, RHP1211113.24
ATLAFLIndigo Diaz, RHP10001112.79
CWSAFLJ.B. Olson, RHP1000016.23
DETAFLZack Hess, RHP1000108.00
KCAFLStephen Woods, RHP2.1322005.65
LAAAFLNathan Burns, RHP1000210.96W (2-0)
LADAFLKyle Hurt, RHP1111104.97
NYMAFLGarrison Bryant, RHP2311224.80W (1-1)
NYMAFLColin Holderman, RHP1122119.64
NYMAFLBrian Metoyer, RHP2111125.40
NYYAFLBlane Abeyta, RHP1.1000117.45
NYYAFLClay Aguilar, LHP0.25550011.42
NYYAFLTanner Myatt, RHP11222212.00
PHIAFLJames McArthur, RHP4311248.10
SDAFLJose Quezada, RHP1.2211034.66L (1-2)
STLAFLAndre Pallante, RHP4100201.29
WASAFLJackson Rutledge, RHP0.2433216.98L (1-3)
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