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Arizona Fall League Game 1: Xavier Avery Only Oriole To Play, Goes 0 for 3

The Arizona Fall League kicked off today and the Mesa Solar Sox (O’s AFL team; shared with 5 clubs) started of the season with a loss, as they fell to the Phoenix Desert Dogs, 12-8. Xavier Avery was the only Oriole to play, and he went 0 for 3 with a walk and 2 strikeouts.

Orioles Shutout From Baseball America’s Eastern League Top Prospect List

Not a single Oriole made Baseball America’s Eastern League Top 20 Prospects list. However, BA’s John Manuel did say Avery was just short of making the list: Commish (NY): How far off was Xavier Avery from this list. Does he still profile as an everyday center fielder and if so, whats a good comp for […]

L.J. Hoes to Miss Start of AFL Season With Index Finger Injury

L.J. Hoes will miss the start of the Arizona Fall League season due to an injury to his index finger, according to Steve Melewski of MASN.