Seven Mudcats to Play in Prestigious Arizona Fall LeagueAugust 29, 2012 - Carolina League (CarL) Carolina Mudcats
Of the current roster, infielder Ronny Rodriguez and catcher Alex Monsalve were added to the Scottsdale Scorpions squad. Rodriguez has had a breakout season with the Mudcats, hitting .267. He leads the team with 19 home runs and 66 RBI. Rodriguez entered the 2012 season ranked the 13th best prospect in the Indians' organization by Baseball America.
Monsalve was promoted from the Low-A Lake County Captains on July 6. The 2011 Midwest League All-Star has hit .237 with the Mudcats over 28 games, belting one home run while driving in five.
Five former Mudcats fill out the rest of the Indians AFL selections, including outfielder Tyler Holt and pitchers T.J. House, Trey Haley, Matt Packer and Shawn Armstrong. All five played parts of the 2012 season at Five County Stadium.
The Arizona Fall League begins its 20th anniversary season on October 9th and culminates November 17th with its annual championship game at Scottsdale Stadium.
The Carolina Mudcats continue their series with the Potomac Nationals on Wednesday, August 29, at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are available by calling (919) 269-2287 or visiting carolinamudcats.com.
Carolina League Stories from August 29, 2012
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- Keys Fall to Brink of Elimination - Frederick Keys
- Pelicans Can't Comeback Late in Pitcher's Duel - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
- Wild Seventh Spirits Rocks to Triumph - Wilmington Blue Rocks
- Hankins' Big Hits Topple P-Nats - Carolina Mudcats
- Potomac Drops Critical Game to Carolina 6-2 - Potomac Nationals
- Braves Announce Three Current and Three Former Hillcats to the AZL - Lynchburg Hillcats
- Anthony Rendon and Jason Martinson to Arizona Fall League - Potomac Nationals
- Merrifield Wins Minker Award - Wilmington Blue Rocks
- Carl & Calixte to Play in Arizona Fall League - Wilmington Blue Rocks
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- Dash Help Local Challenger Team Make Trip to Williamsport - Winston-Salem Dash
- Seven Mudcats to Play in Prestigious Arizona Fall League - Carolina Mudcats
- Pelicans First Team in MiLB to Offer Paperless Ticketing - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
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- Courtney Hawkins Joins Dash - Winston-Salem Dash
- Early Pelican Power Not Enough as Rocks Comeback - Myrtle Beach Pelicans
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