We’re several months into our worldwide attempt to “flatten the curve” and have been offering daily escapes into the sporting events of yesteryear through our “Filling The Void” series. We’ve looked back on the inspiring, mind-boggling, and remarkable events as well as the ordinary, daily games we’ve been missing in our lives. We here at The Turf Sports sincerely hope you and your loved ones are staying healthy and being safe through these trying days. We’d also like to take a moment to send out a huge THANK YOU to all of those front-line folks keeping society going – from the medical community to those stocking grocery store shelves, delivering supplies around the country or helping us all fight this virus together in some other essential, invaluable way. You are all heroes.
On another note, we at The Turf have always been of the mind that standing up for what is right and standing up in opposition to hate and violence is necessary. In that same breath, we affirm that Black Lives Matter. To donate to this fight, or for resources on how to help the fight against systemic racism in the United States here is a small portion of the many organizations and groups to consider: Black Visions Collective, LGBTQ Freedom Fund, The Okra Project, Reclaim the Block, Color of Change, Shed Light | Spread Light, and Black Lives Matter.
Today: The 2018 Arizona Fall League All-Star Game.
The Arizona Fall League offers us a chance to see future MLB stars before they hit the big leagues. While the internet has allowed us to stream MiLB games throughout the season, with top prospects spanning many different levels in the minors, it’s difficult to catch a more than a handful of future superstars at once.
The Arizona Fall League All-Star Game allows that exact thing, especially in their all-star game. And there’s no better example than the 2018 Fall Star matchup.
And this game delivers.
The West’s Top-100 Prospects.
- Vladimir Guerrero Jr., 3B, Toronto Blue Jays
- Keston Hiura, 2B, Milwaukee Brewers
- Keibert Ruiz, C, Los Angeles Dodgers
- Luis Robert, OF, Chicago White Sox
- Estevan Florial, OF, New York Yankees
- Cristian Pache, OF, Atlanta Braves
The East’s Top-100 Prospects.
- Forrest Whitley, RHP, Houston Astros
- Taylor Trammell, OF, Cincinnati Reds, (now in the Padres System)
- Carter Kieboom, SS, Washinton Nationals
- Andres Gimenez, SS, New York Mets
- Pete Alonso, 1B, New York Mets
- Jon Duplantier, RHP, Arizona Diamondbacks
Buckle up, this one is WILD!
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