Figured it might be worth a quick update on the progess of the Phillies players in the Arizona Fall League, with the league title game now completed.
The Mesa Solar Sox, with nine Phillies players on the roster, lost to the Phoenix Desert Dogs, 10-4, on Saturday, giving Phoenix its fifth consecutive AFL title.
Jason Donald went 2-for-5 in a losing cause to complete a remarkable fall. As has been written about in the last few days in the aftermath of the Chase Utley injury news, Donald hit .407 with five home runs and 17 RBI in 25 games.
Here are the stats for other Phillies prospects in the AFL:
C Lou Marson: .324, with no home runs, 10 RBI in 11 games (Spent the 2008 season with Reading (.314, five homers, 46 RBI), went to the Olympics and finished by spending time with the Phillies, including traveling during the postseason).
OF Quintin Berry: .311, with one home run, 9 RBI, 5 SB in 22 games (Spent the season in Class A Lakewood and hit .272, including 51 steals, most by any player in the Phillies system).
C Tuffy Gosewisch: .280 with 4 RBI in seven games for Mesa. (Spent the 2008 season in Clearwater, hitting .218).
OF Jeremy Slayden: .286, with three home runs, 27 RBI in 26 games (Spent the 2008 season at Double A Reading, hitting .298 with 17 homers and 82 RBI, third-most in the Phillies system).
RHP Andrew Carpenter: 1-2, 5.88 ERA in 26 innings, with 9 walks and 21 strikeouts (Spent the season with Reading and then back to Clearwater; also made his big-league debut throwing one inning).
LHP Sergio Escalona: 1-0, 6.14 ERA in 12 relief appearances -- 4 walks, 15 strikeouts in 14.2 innings (Spent the season with Lakewood and Reading, with a combined 3.00 ERA with 89 strikeouts in 69 innings).
RHP Tyson Brummett: 0-2, 6.23 ERA in 12 appearances, all but one in relief -- 3 walks, 13 strikeouts in 13 innings (Spent the season as a starter at Lakewood, Clearwater and then Reading. His 122 strikeouts combined were the third-most in the Phillies system).
RHP Patrick Overholt: 0-0, 6.06 ERA in 12 relief appearances -- 10 walks, 10 strikeouts in 16 1/3 innings (Spent the season at Reading, going 3-8 with 10 saves and a 5.86 ERA.