Chicago Cubs prospects: Arizona Fall League 11/05


Jorge Soler hit a go-ahead two-run double in the fifth inning to lift the Mesa Solar Sox to a 5-4 win over the Salt River Rafters Monday night in a rain-shortened game at HoHoKam Park in Mesa.

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The Solar Sox scored four runs of Grayson Garvin (Tampa Bay Rays prospect) in 4 1/3 innings and Soler hit his double off reliever Kraig Sitton (Colorado Rockies prospect).

Cubs pitching propect Matt Loosen earned the win after he gave up two hits and one run, two walks and one strikeout.

Soler batted third and was 1-for-4 at the plate with a double, two RBIs, and a strikeout while Kris Bryant in the four spot went 0-for-2 with a walk and a strikeout.

On Tuesday, the Solar Sox play at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick, and that game will be broadcasted on MLB Network at 7 p.m. Arizona time. It will also be the first of five Arizona Fall League Games that will feature testing of the newly expanded instant replay system.

AFL Umpires will call the games, while select MLB officials and Umpires observe. Plays can be challenged under the instant replay plan that is now being considered.

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