The Arizona Fall League came to a close Saturday, Nov. 18. The last baseball game of 2017 being played in the United States was the AFL Championship game – something I heard echoed inside Scottsdale Stadium numerous times. The stadium was packed with over 3,000 people for the championship, and easily the two best teams were going head to head. Not shockingly, the Peoria team took home the championship over Mesa in an 8-2 final.
Champs pic.twitter.com/CarvHioyT4— The Welsh (@IsItTheWelsh) November 18, 2017
Peoria's roster was filled from top to bottom with prospects that we all will care about very soon; from AFL MVP Ronald Acuna to the AFL batting champion Eric Filia. It wasn't just Peoria, though. Mesa's roster of Victor Robles, Kyle Tucker and company came in a close second. The other four AFL teams rostered many gems as well. A lot of players helped their cause, so let's take a look at who helped their stock the most, so we can be properly prepared for our dynasty leagues.
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Ronald Acuna, OF, Atlanta Braves
I know, how can the number one prospect in the game raise his stock? Come in second in OPS and SLG and lead the league in runs, total bases and home runs. That's a good start. He also hit .325 in Arizona, which matched his 2017 season total across three levels. Acuna was the youngest MVP in the history of the AFL and