11/9 AFL & winter ball updates
* Logan Watkins scored on Jonathan Schoop’s single with two outs in the eighth to lift the Mesa Solar Sox to a 4-3 win over Phoenix in Arizona Fall League play on Thursday. Tony Zych was credited with a hold. On Friday, Mesa travels to Scottsdale to face Salt River.
* Junior Lake was 4-for-5 on Tuesday with one RBIs for Estrellas de Oriente in the Dominican winter league. Diory Hernandez was batting .233 in 17 games with Toros de Este in the Dominican. Christian Villanueva, whom the Cubs acquired from the Rangers, was batting .200 in 10 games for Yaquis de Obregon in Mexico. Jae-Hoon Ha was batting .217 in 16 games while Ty Wright was hitting .250 in 19 games for the Tigres de Aragua in Venezuela.
– Carrie Muskat