2013 Arizona Fall League Schedule

2013 Arizona Fall League
Schedule
Season Starts: Tuesday October 8, 2013
Championship Game: Saturday November 16, 2013
Arizona Fall League: Website

Video of Game Action: Prospect Notes

Salt River Fields
  

The Arizona Fall League is a great place to go watch some of the top prospects in all of baseball play before they become stars. It's also a tremendous place to obtain in person autographs of these players who may not be playing in your area. Generally there is a very good selection of some of the best prospects in baseball at the Arizona Fall League and several autograph hunters take advantage each year.

By taking a look at the schedule there are days in which it is possible to go to two games in one day. The weather in Arizona is typically spectacular during October and November and what's better than watching baseball during that time? The crowds at the game are very small and you can usually get an up close view of your favorite prospect. There are only six teams in the Arizona Fall League and each team has a mix of prospects from five different MLB teams. Be sure to check the rosters when they come out in late August to see which teams would be the most fun to watch.

BOWMAN HITTING CHALLENGE: A home run derby/hitting challenge that is advertised to feature one prospect from every MLB team. The event will be held October 12 at Salt River Field at 6:35 pm.  There will be "moving targets" on the field as well as the opportunity for the prospect to hit a big HR. This should be a fun event where fans will have the opportunity to win prizes and get autographs from some of baseball's top prospects.

Video from the Bowman Hitting Challenge Here: SportsCardShow YouTube (after the event)

 
 
 
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Glendale Desert Dogs
Teams: L.A. Dodgers - Miami Marlins - Cincinnati Reds - Minnesota Twins - Chicago White Sox
Stadium: Camelback Ranch-Glendale - Website - Google Maps -

Week 1
Tuesday - October, 8 Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 9 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 10 Surprise Saguaros 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 11 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 12 Bowman Hitting Challenge (Salt River Fields) 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 13 OFF
Week 2
Monday - October, 14 Peoria Javelinas 6:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 15 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 16 Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Thursday - October, 17 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 18 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 19 Surprise Saguaros 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 20 OFF
Week 3
Monday - October, 21 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 22 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 23 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 24 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 25 Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 26 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 27 OFF
Week 4
Monday - October, 28 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 29 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 30 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 31 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 1 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Saturday - November, 2 Fall Stars Game (Surprise Stadium) 5:10 pm
Sunday - November, 3 OFF
Week 5
Monday - November, 4 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 5AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 6 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 7 Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 8AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Saturday - November, 9 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Sunday - November, 10 OFF
Week 6
Monday - November, 11 Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 12 AT Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 13 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 14 Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 15 OFF
Saturday - November, 16 Championship Game (Scottsdale Stadium) 1:10 pm
 
 
 

Peoria/Surprise Javelinas
Teams: Houston Astros - Seattle Mariners - San Digo Padres - Philadelphia Phillies - Kansas City Royals
Stadium: Surprise Stadium* - Google Maps -
*Peoria will play at Surprise Stadium in 2013 while the Peoria Sports Complex is being renovated.


Week 1
Tuesday - October, 8 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 9 Surprise Saguaros (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 10 Scottsdale Scorpions (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 11 AT Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 12 Bowman Hitting Challenge (Salt River Fields) 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 13 OFF
Week 2
Monday - October, 14 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 15 Glendale Desert Dogs (Surprise Stadium) 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 16 Mesa Solar Sox (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 17 AT Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 18 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 19 Scottsdale Scorpions (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 20 OFF
Week 3
Monday - October, 21 Salt River Rafters (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 22 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 23 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 24 Glendale Desert Dogs (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 25 Mesa Solar Sox (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 26 Salt River Rafters (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 27 OFF
Week 4
Monday - October, 28  AT Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 29 Scottsdale Scorpions (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 30 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 31 Glendale Desert Dogs (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 1 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 2 Fall Stars Game (Surprise Stadium) 5:10 pm
Sunday - November, 3 OFF
Week 5
Monday - November, 4 Scottsdale Scorpions (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 5 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 6 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 7 Surprise Saguaros (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 8 Salt River Rafters (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 9 AT Salt River Rafters (Military Appreciation Game) 6:10 pm
Sunday - November, 10 OFF
Week 6
Monday - November, 11 Mesa Solar Sox (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 12 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 13 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 14 Surprise Saguaros (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 15 OFF
Saturday - November, 16 Championship Game (Scottsdale Stadium) 1:10 pm

 
 
 

Surprise Saguaros
Teams: Milwaukee Brewers - Cleveland Indians - Baltimore Orioles - Texas Rangers - Boston Red Sox
Stadium: Surprise Stadium* - Google Maps -


Week 1
Tuesday - October, 8 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 9 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 10 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 11 Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 12 Bowman Hitting Challenge (Salt River Fields) 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 13 OFF
Week 2
Monday - October, 14 Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 15 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 16 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Thursday - October, 17 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 18 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 19 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 20 OFF
Week 3
Monday - October, 21 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 22 Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 23 Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 24 AT Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 25 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 26 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 27 OFF
Week 4
Monday - October, 28 Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 29 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 30 Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 31 AT Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 1 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 2 Fall Stars Game (Surprise Stadium) 5:10 pm
Sunday - November, 3 OFF
Week 5
Monday - November, 4 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 5 Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 6 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 7 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 8 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 9 Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Sunday - November, 10 OFF
Week 6
Monday - November, 11 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 12 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 13 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 14 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 15 OFF
Saturday - November, 16 Championship Game (Scottsdale Stadium) 1:10 pm

 
 
 

Mesa Solar Sox
Teams: L.A. Angels - Oakland A's - Chicago Cubs - Washington Nationals - Detroit Tigers
Stadium: Mesa Hohokam Stadium - Website - Google Maps -


Week 1
Tuesday - October, 8 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 9 Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 10 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 11 AT Surprise Saguaros 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 12 Bowman Hitting Challenge (Salt River Fields) 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 13 OFF
Week 2
Monday - October, 14 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 15 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 16 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 17 Peoria Javelinas 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 18 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 19 Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 20 OFF
Week 3
Monday - October, 21 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 22 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 23 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 24 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 25 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 26 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 27 OFF
Week 4
Monday - October, 28 Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 29 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 30 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 31 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 1 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 2 Fall Stars Game (Surprise Stadium) 5:10 pm
Sunday - November, 3 OFF
Week 5
Monday - November, 4 Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 5 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 6 Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 7 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 8 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 9 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Sunday - November, 10 OFF
Week 6
Monday - November, 11 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 12 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 13 Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Thursday - November, 14 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 15 OFF
Saturday - November, 16 Championship Game (Scottsdale Stadium) 1:10 pm

 
 
 
Scottsdale Scorpions
Teams: Atlanta Braves - S.F. Giants - N.Y. Mets - Pittsburgh Pirates - N.Y. Yankees
Stadium: Scottsdale Stadium - Website - Google Maps -

Week 1
Tuesday - October, 8 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 9 Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Thursday - October, 10 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 11 Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 12 Bowman Hitting Challenge (Salt River Fields) 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 13 OFF
Week 2
Monday - October, 14 Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 15 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 16 Surprise Saguaros 6:35 pm
Thursday - October, 17 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 18 Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 19 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 20 OFF
Week 3
Monday - October, 21 Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 22 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 23 Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 24 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 25 Surprise Saguaros 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 26 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 27 OFF
Week 4
Monday - October, 28 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 29 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 30 Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 31 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 1 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 2 Fall Stars Game (Surprise Stadium) 5:10 pm
Sunday - November, 3 OFF
Week 5
Monday - November, 4 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 5Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 6 Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Thursday - November, 7 AT Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Friday - November, 8 Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Saturday - November, 9 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Sunday - November, 10 OFF
Week 6
Monday - November, 11S urprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 12 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 13 Salt River Rafters 6:35 pm
Thursday - November, 14 AT Salt River Rafters 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 15 OFF
Saturday - November, 16 Championship Game (Scottsdale Stadium) 1:10 pm
 
 
 
Salt River Rafters
Teams: Toronto Blue Jays - Arizona Dbacks - St. Louis Cardinals - Tampa Bay Rays - Colorado Rockies
Stadium: Salt River Fields - Website - Google Maps -

Week 1
Tuesday - October, 8 Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 9 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Thursday - October, 10 Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 11 Peoria Javelinas 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 12 Bowman Hitting Challenge (Salt River Fields) 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 13 OFF
Week 2
Monday - October, 14 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 15 Surprise Saguaros 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 16 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Thursday - October, 17 Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Friday - October, 18 Peoria Javelinas 6:35 pm
Saturday - October, 19 AT Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Sunday - October, 20 OFF
Week 3
Monday - October, 21 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 22 Peoria Javelinas 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 23 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 24 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Friday - October, 25 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Saturday - October, 26 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Sunday - October, 27 OFF
Week 4
Monday - October, 28 AT Mesa Solar Sox 12:35 pm
Tuesday - October, 29 Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Wednesday - October, 30 AT Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Thursday - October, 31 Surprise Saguaros 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 1 Glendale Desert Dogs 6:35 pm
Saturday - November, 2 Fall Stars Game (Surprise Stadium) 5:10 pm
Sunday - November, 3 OFF
Week 5
Monday - November, 4 AT Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 5 Mesa Solar Sox 6:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 6 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Thursday - November, 7 Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Friday - November, 8 AT Peoria Javelinas (Surprise Stadium) 12:35 pm
Saturday - November, 9 Peoria Javelinas (Military Appreciation Game) 6:10 pm
Sunday - November, 10 OFF
Week 6
Monday - November, 11 AT Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Tuesday - November, 12 Glendale Desert Dogs 12:35 pm
Wednesday - November, 13 AT Scottsdale Scorpions 6:35 pm
Thursday - November, 14 Scottsdale Scorpions 12:35 pm
Friday - November, 15 OFF
Saturday - November, 16 Championship Game (Scottsdale Stadium) 1:10 pm
 
 
 
Arizona Fall League Stadium Map  
   

Stadium Legend: Google Maps View

  • A = Surprise Stadium:
  • B = Camelback Ranch-Glendale:
  • C = Scottsdale Stadium
  • D = Salt River Fields
  • E = Mesa Hohokam Stadium
 
 
 

Tips:

In 2012 I was able to watch two games a day fairly easily by going to the 12:35 game at Scottsdale Stadium and then heading up to Salt River Fields for the 6:35 game. Check the schedule to see what dates that is possible.

There is not a tremendous demand for tickets. You can purchase them the day of the game or by purchasing a season pass. Arrive to the game 30-45 minn. early if you are looking to get autographs. Most players will sign at some point during the fall league and some are willing signers each day.

Salt River Fields is a modern stadium that is well worth the trip to north Scottdale to watch a day or night game. Shade can be a premium at some Fall League stadiums but at Salt River they have an entire concourse of covered seats.

Scottsdale Stadium is an older ballpark but has a special charm. The place is usually packed as the Spring Training home of the S.F. Giants, but seating is easy to come by during the fall league.

Taking the bus can be a great way to get from stadium to stadium. Bus route 81, 72 AND THE FREE EARTH BUS are key to getting around the Scottsdale area.  The buses come often. If you take a bus out to Salt River Fields you will need to walk a little over a mile to the stadium, or flag down a taxi which shouldn't be hard to find. Save some money by trying to walk a little and taking the bus system.

I'd advise staying in the south Scottdale or Tempe area if you are on a budget. You can find some affordable hotels near Arizona State University in Tempe. Use the bus system to take you into the more upscale areas of Scottsdale.

Some of the stadiums sell broken bats that were used during the Arizona Fall League. Players like Cory Spangenberg and Griff Erickson could be had for $10 or less.

If you want to sit in the sun to watch a game and it's hot, I would advise bringing a white towel from the hotel and getting it wet and placing it over your head. You'll need sunscreen if you sit in the sun as well.

 
   
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