SURPRISE, Ariz. — The second week of the Arizona Fall League is underway, and the Surprise Saguaros (5-5, .500) are in first place for the West division.
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Lisalverto Bonilla started Friday’s afternoon game at Mesa Solar Sox. Bonilla pitched four innings giving up only one run, issuing three walks, while striking out two. After today’s game he lowered his ERA from 9.00 to 3.86 and has a pitch line of 2 G, 2 GS, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 3 R/3 ER, 1 HR, 4 BB, 5 SO.
Right-handed reliever Josh McElwee has also been impressive in his three games, 3 innings pitched. McElwee has recorded 5 strikeouts, and only given up three hits.
Catcher Pat Cantwell recorded his first hit in Friday’s game, going 1-for-3 with a walk.
Reliever Cody Kendall has pitched 3.1 innings for the Surprise Saguaros giving up 5 hits, and two earned runs. Sam Wolff has pitched 4.0 relief innings issuing one walk, giving up two hits with four strikeouts.
At 17-years of age, shortstop Michael De Leon is the youngest player in Arizona Fall League history. De Leon has a slash line of .176/.222/.176 in 17 at-bats.
Left fielder Nick Williams is by far the Texas Rangers standout on the Surprise Saguaros. Williams has played 9 of 10 games, with 10 hits including two doubles and one triple, and 7 RBI. He has a batting line of .278/.289/.378.