It occurs to me very early on that it's going to be difficult to write about pitchers in the bat-heavy, ball-jumpy context of the Arizona Fall League…

  • Cody Asche, 3B, Phillies (22) (Peoria): 2-for-4, 2 2B (2), RBI, BB. Philadelphia’s fourth-round pick out of Nebraska in 2011, Asche turned himself into a legitimate prospect with a .324/.369/.481 season split between High-A and Double-A.
  • Matt Davidson, 3B, Diamondbacks (21) (Salt River): 2-for-4, HR (1), 3 R, 4 RBI, BB, K. Established a career high with 23 home runs at Double-A Mobile during the regular season while also increasing his walk rate and cutting down on strikeouts.
  • Brian Goodwin, CF, Nationals (21) (Salt River): 2-for-5, HR (1), 2 R, BB. The first pick of the 2011 supplemental first round, Goodwin reached Double-A in his first full season; hit .280/.384/.469 89-61 overall.
  • Chris McGuiness, 1B, Rangers (24) (Surprise): 4-for-5, 2B (1), HR (1), K. Former Boston 13th-round pick, McGuiness is a fringy bat-only first baseman with a good batting eye (14.3 percent walk rate in four minor-league seasons).
  • Kevin Pillar, LF, Blue Jays (23) (Salt River): 2-for-4, HR (1), BB. An afterthought in the 2011 draft – Toronto picked him up in the 32nd round out of Cal State Dominguez Hills – Pillar surprised by hitting .323/.374/.439 70-40 between the Midwest and Florida State Leagues. The bat is interesting, but he’ll turn 24 in January.
  • Chris Reed, LHP, Dodgers (22) (Mesa): 1.0 IP, 0 H, 0 K, 0 BB. The only one of eight Mesa hurlers to not allow a base runner.
  • Jonathan Singleton, 1B, Astros  (21) (Mesa): 2-for-4, 3B (1), HR (1), 3 RBI. He’s limited athletically and defensively, but no one doubts he can hit; set career highs with 21 home runs, 88 walks, and 229 total bases during the regular season while hitting .284/.396/.497 at Double-A Corpus Christi.
  • Matthew Skole, 3B/1B, Nationals (23) (Salt River): 3-for-5, 2B (1), HR (1), 3 RBI. Playing first base in deference to Arizona’s Matt Davidson; second in the league with a 2067 OPS

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Speaking of pitchers, what about James Paxton's dominant performance?
Continuation of a strong second half in the Southern League. Still behind Walker and Hultzen in the org (for me), but he's had a very good year.
Asche has put up really good numbers this year, what kind of home run numbers do you see him having or is he going to be a guy who hits a ton of doubles with limited home run power?
Projects to have average power; I wouldn't say he'll hit a ton of doubles, but 30+ is certainly possible.
How does Goodwin's approach look? He understandably struggled after the double promotion to AA, but was still relatively young for the league.
MLU! Welcome back, old friend.
What does "89-61 overall" mean (in comment for Goodwin)?