Bernie on the Scene: My All-AFL Team

Bernie on the Scene: My All-AFL Team

This article is part of our Bernie on the Scene series.

Another Arizona Fall League season is now in the books.

Today, I offer my All-Arizona Fall League 2021 team.

I am confident that unless a serious injury hampers their progress, each of the players noted below will have Major League Baseball career.

I am also confident we can look to add these players to our fantasy rosters at some point in the near future.

Catcher

STARTING CATCHER

Gabriel Moreno: Toronto Blue Jays, 5-11, 160 pounds, bats right

Line-drive bat. Quick hands and very good plate discipline. Improving defensive catcher

BACKUP CATCHER

Logan O'Hoppe: Philadelphia Phillies, 6-2, 185 pounds, bats right

Solid hitting catcher. Big and strong. Plays good defense with a strong, accurate arm.

ONE TO WATCH

Austin Wells: New York Yankees. 6-2, 220 pounds, bats left

Sweet left-handed swing that will play well in Yankee Stadium. Improving as a defensive catcher.

First Base

STARTING FIRST BASEMAN

Juan Yepez, St. Louis Cardinals, 6-1, 200 pounds, bats right

Lots of home run power potential in a strong, compact frame. A real sleeper with impactful bat.

BACKUP FIRST BASEMAN

Triston Casas, Boston Red Sox, 6-4, 252 pounds, bats left

Big and strong, I think we'll see him in the big leagues this coming season. Power still to come.

ONE TO WATCH

Michael Toglia, Colorado Rockies, 6-5, 226 pounds, Bats both

Could be a force in Coors Field. Not as polished as one might like but has promise.

Note: Detroit Tigers' Spencer Torkelson injured his ankle early on. He left the league, but

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Bernie Pleskoff
Bernie Pleskoff is a former professional scout for the Houston Astros and Seattle Mariners.
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