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2019 Arizona Fall League rosters announced

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The Arizona Fall League announced the rosters for its 2019 season which starts on September 18. The AFL is essentially a showcase for the game’s top prospects. In fact, 20 of MLB Pipeline‘s top-100 prospects will be participating. Here is the full list, including their MLB Pipeline ranking:

  • OF Jo Adell (Angels, No. 4)
  • IF Royce Lewis (Twins, No. 7)
  • 1B/OF Alex Kirilloff (Twins, No. 16)
  • P Forrest Whitley (Astros, No. 17)
  • C Joey Bart (Giants, No. 20)
  • OF Jarred Kelenic (Mariners, No. 23)
  • IF Alec Bohm (Phillies, No. 35)
  • IF Nolan Jones (Indians, No. 38)
  • IF Nico Hoerner (Cubs, No. 48)
  • OF Dylan Carlson (Cardinals, No. 50)
  • OF Julio Rodriguez (Mariners, No. 52)
  • OF Heliot Ramos (Giants, No. 53)
  • IF Oneil Cruz (Pirates, No. 59)
  • P Daniel Lynch (Royals, No. 73)
  • IF Luis Garcia (Nationals, No. 77)
  • C Miguel Amaya (Cubs, No. 88)
  • IF Andrés Giménez (Mets, No. 91)
  • IF Jonathan India (Reds, No. 92)
  • P Shane Baz (Rays, No. 93)
  • IF Seth Beer (Diamondbacks, No. 97)

The players are assigned to one of six teams. There will be three games per day, six days a week, starting between 12:30 PM and 6:30 PM local time. The AFL will hold its Fall Stars Game on October 12 and the AFL Championship Game will be played on October 26.

Among the prospects to have played in the AFL recently are Ronald Acuña Jr., Victor Robles, Francisco Mejia, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Bo Bichette, and Pete Alonso. We will definitely be seeing future major league stars in the AFL this year.

Will fans be allowed to attend MLB playoff games?

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After a condensed 60-game regular season, the MLB playoffs kicked off this week with an usual 16-team format that you can read more about below, but one of the many questions on everyone’s mind is whether or not fans will be allowed to attend MLB playoff games.

Will fans be allowed to go to MLB playoff games?

There have been no spectators at any games this season but fans will finally have the opportunity to go to the NL Championship Series and World Series at new Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas–one of the few states allowing spectators to attend events this year. The NLCS is scheduled on seven straight days from Oct. 12-18 and the World Series from Oct. 20-28, with traditional off days between Games 2 and 3 and Games 5 and 6, if the Series goes that far. Major League Baseball said Wednesday that about 11,500 tickets will be available for each game.

Below is the format and locations for each round. Unlike the regular season, there will be a bubble setup for each series in the postseason with the exception of the Wild Card round. Click here for the MLB schedule and scoreboard.

MLB Playoffs Format

Wild Card Series (Best-of-three): September 29 – October 2

All games will be held at the higher seed’s ball park.

American League

No. 1 Rays vs. No. 8 Blue Jays
No. 2 Athletics vs. No. 7 White Sox
No. 3 Twins vs. No. 6 Astros
No. 4 Cleveland vs. No. 5 Yankees

National League

No. 1 Dodgers vs. No. 8 Brewers
No. 2 Braves vs. No. 7 Reds
No. 3 Cubs vs. No. 6 Marlins
No. 4 Padres vs. No. 5 Cardinals

Division Series (Best-of-five): October 5 -10

The American League Division Series will be contested at Petco Park in San Diego and Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The National League Division Series will be held at Globe Life Field in Arlington, Texas and Minute Maid Park in Houston.

League Championship Series (Best-of-seven): October 11-18

The American League Championship Series will be held at Petco Park in San Diego while the National League Championship Series will take place at Globe Life Field in Arlington.

World Series (Best-of-seven): October 20-28

The World Series will be held at Globe Life Field in Arlington. Home field advantage will go to the team with the best regular-season record.

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