Rockies prospects get fall league off to swinging start
Colorado Rockies prospects, and each had two hits for the Salt River Rafters, who won their Arizona Fall League opener, 12-9.
Wheeler started in center and was 2-for-5 with a double, a walk two RBI and a run scored. Third baseman Arenado was 2-for-4 with a double, a walk, an RBI and two runs. First baseman Paulsen was 2-for-5 with an RBI.
Relieverallowed two runs on two hits and two walks in two-thirds of an inning. Parker Frazier, allowed a hit in a scoreless inning and picked up the win. The other Rockies pitchers on the Salt River roster — right-handers Rob Scahill and Joe Gardner — did not appear in the game.