Wednesday, October 8, 2008

Winter Leagues

Peoria JavelinasIn the AFL today the Peoria Javelinas (1-0) are at the Surprise Rafters (0-1). The starting lineup has only one Ray, Rhyne Hughes at 1B batting cleanup:

Henry RF
Triunfel 3B
Jackson, A CF
Hughes, R 1B
Salome C
Valaika SS
Halman LF
Johnson, R DH
Turner 2B
SP is Viola

In the Venezuelan Winter League, two players from the Rays organization have been added to the roster of the Leones del Caracas: RHSP Ben Hendrickson and C John Jaso. Some others on the team: Tony Armas, Jorge Julio, Franklin Morales, Franklin Gutierrez, and Matt LaPorta. Updates as more players are assigned.


  1. The Javelinas won 8-7 and are now 2-0. The only Ray to play was Rhyne Hughes, he went 0-3 with 2 walks, a run scored, and a strikeout. He's hitting .375 through 2 games.

  2. Friday October 10th, when the Javelinas are @ Saguaros, Peoria's starting pitcher will be our own Wade Townsend, who has yet to appear in an AFL game this year.