The Arizona Fall League showcased their All-Stars Saturday night at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale. Among the prospects were Dodgers’ Bobby Miller, Landon Knack and James Outman.
After jumping out to a 2-0 lead after the top of the first, the West team surrendered four in the bottom of the first as the East team went on to a 6-5 victory.
Miller retired the side on 13 pitches in a perfect third inning, getting three other Top-100 prospects in the process. While Miller has struggled at times this Fall, the right-hander has shown why the Dodgers drafted him in the first round in 2020.
Fourth-ranked @Dodgers prospect Bobby Miller faces a trio of Top 100 talent in JJ Bleday, Gabriel Moreno and Triston Casas and comes away with a perfect frame.— MLB Pipeline (@MLBPipeline) November 14, 2021
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Following Miller out of the pen, Landon Knack got his three outs in only 10 pitches. The difference in Knack’s outing was the solo homer he gave up to Giants’ prospect Hunter Bishop.
Representing the position players in the Dodgers system, James Outman made the start in center for the West. Outman has been scorching the ball for Glendale this fall but was 0-for-2 Saturday. The 24-year-old did make a pretty good catch in center though to help Miller.
- Bob Nightengale hinted in a piece for USA Today that the Dodgers and Reds have had contact over a pair of pitchers that might be available.
- Readers wrote in to the LA Times, making it clear that they want Clayton Kershaw back with the Dodgers.
- Ken Rosenthal has written at The Athletic that Max Scherzer could return to the Dodgers on a three-year deal.