The Arizona Fall League is having an all-star game on Saturday, November 7, and the Reds will be the most-represented MLB team. The Rising Stars Showcase is Saturday at 6:15p.m. MT on MLB Network and MLB.com (it doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t mention if MLB.com is a free feed or not.)
UPDATE Washington NationalsÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ #1 overall pick, Stephen Strasburg,
had his pitching schedule moved to make the start for the AFL East. has been scratched from his start with a neck strain. The Reds prospects play in the AFL West division.
The top pick, who’s making his unofficial pro debut in the AFL, is one of six 2009 first-round picks scheduled to be at the game, with Dustin Ackley, Mike Minor, Mike Leake, fellow Washington National Drew Storen and Rangers supplemental first-round pick Tanner Scheppers participating as well.
The Cincinnati Reds lead all organizations with four players on the West Division roster: Leake, Yonder Alonso, Zack Cozart and Chris Heisey. Several other organizations boast three players in the game.
Chris Heisey and Zack Cozart are hitting very well so far in the fall league with 1.175 and .953 OPS, respectively. Mike Leake has a very low 2.31 ERA in 4 games.