The lineups are set and batting practice is underway as the 2015 Arizona Fall Star Game approaches on November 7, 2015. The San Francisco Giants have two prospects representing the team in this year's game in Christian Arroyo and Ray Black.
The lineup for tonight's Eastern Division team is as follows:
- Christian Arroyo (SF) - 2B
- Clint Frazier (CLE) - CF
- Chad Pinder (OAK) - SS
- Rowdy Tellez (TOR) - 1B
- Adam Brett Walker II (MIN) - DH
- Austin Dean (MIA) - LF
- Renato Nunez (OAK) - 3B
- Jake Bauers (TB) - RF
- Oscar Hernandez (ARI) - C
The starting pitcher for tonight's game is lefty, Sean Manaea (OAK).
Arroyo, who is the week three player of the week, comes into the Fall Star game with a .340/.400/.566 line. He has 3 home runs, 1 double, 3 triples, 9 RBI, and 10 runs scored. With 90 games in San Jose last year, Arroyo hit .304/.344/.459 with 9 home runs and 42 RBI. He is ranked as the number two prospect in the Giants organization according to MLB.com.
Right handed pitcher, Ray Black is available from the bullpen for tonight's game. He is 0-1 with a 1.50 ERA through six appearances. In six innings of play, Black has thrown 10 strikeouts and allowed two hits and five walks. He finished his 2015 San Jose season with a 2.88 ERA and logged 51 strikeouts in 25 innings of work. Throughout his two year professional career, Black has averaged two strikeouts per inning pitched and has clocked fastballs at 103 miles per hour. He is currently ranked as San Francisco's number 19 prospect according to MLB.com.
Giants Farm is at the game tonight and will be providing updates via our Facebook and Twitter accounts. The game is also available on the MLB Network and MLB Radio (Sirius/XM) and will begin at 5:00 (PST).