The Cubs advancing to the NLCS and the Dodgers forcing a Game 5 last night was cute, but the real highlight was the 2015 Arizona Fall League getting started with its first games. The Yankees are well represented on the Surprise Saguaros roster, with 8 players on the team, and they had more than a few stars in last night’s 6-5 loss.
The biggest and brightest was Gary Sanchez, who popped a 3-run home run in the top of the 1st to get the Saguaros on the board early. He finished the night 2-4 hitting from the cleanup spot, and he was matched in that feat by fellow Yankee farmhands Tyler Austin and Tyler Wade. Both guys doubled as one of their hits and Wade drove in 2 runs batting from the 9-spot and playing second base. Austin hit 7th and played first.
There were no Yankee pitchers involved in last night’s game, but that’s where there figures to be the biggest focus once the season gets going. … Click here to read the rest