10/31 AFL update
Cubs prospect Jake Muyco served up four runs on seven hits over four innings and took the loss in the Mesa Solar Sox’s 12-6 loss Saturday to Phoenix in Arizona Fall League Play. Muyco, a converted catcher, struck out four but also gave up two home runs, both to Cory Harrilchak, who connected in the second and the fourth. Chris Carpenter gave up four runs on three hits in two-thirds of an inning and Kyle Smit was charged with one hit and one walk over 1 2/3 innings. Ryan Flaherty went 3-for-4 and Josh Vitters 2-for-5 with one RBI, hitting a RBI single in the eighth. The Solar Sox have Sunday off and return to action Monday, playing host to the Peoria Saguaros at HoHoKam Stadium.
— Carrie Muskat