Jim Callis is an MLB.com Draft and prospect expert. He has been covering the Draft and prospects since 1988.
|While there weren't as many elite prospects in the Arizona Fall League as the previous two seasons, there still was plenty of intriguing talent.
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|No pitcher boosted his stock during this Arizona Fall League season more than Brewers left-hander Josh Hader, who leads Jim Callis' list of prospects who impressed in Saturday's AFL championship game.
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|The Arizona Fall League season concludes with today's title game between Surprise and Salt River at 3 p.m. ET on MLB Network and MLB.com.
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|Who has the best bat in the 2016 Draft, and who has the most upside? Jim Callis answers those questions and more in his Pipeline Inbox.
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|Few pitchers in the Minor Leagues can succeed primarily with their fastball like Sean Manaea can. His heater was in fine form Friday night and he rode it to one of the top pitching performances in the Arizona Fall League this season.
More» Manaea punches out four over two frames|
|Kyle Freeland allowed just one run and five baserunners in 5 2/3 innings, and he has gone 3-0 with a 0.92 ERA since his rough introduction to the Fall League.
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|Derek Fisher's sweet left-hander swing made him a supplemental first-round pick in 2014 and helped bash 22 homers in his first full pro season. But it hadn't translated into much in the way of Arizona Fall League production until Thursday night.
More» Derek Fisher, OF, Astros|
|The Angels and the Braves stayed true to their current missions Thursday. They engineered a five-player deal that sent Andrelton Simmons and high Class A catcher Jose Briceno to Anaheim and Erick Aybar and pitching prospects Sean Newcomb and Chris Ellis to Atlanta.
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|Gary Sanchez' power bat and strong arm earned the catcher a $3 million bonus when the Yankees signed him out of the Dominican Republic in 2009. Both of those impressive tools stood out during the Arizona Fall League's annual Fall Stars Game on Saturday night.
More» Sanchez launches game-tying, two-run homer|
|The highlight of the Arizona Fall League is the Fall Stars Game, which features many of the best prospects in the developmental circuit. Past participants include Andrew McCutchen, Buster Posey, Eric Hosmer, Bryce Harper, Mike Trout, Mookie Betts, Francisco Lindor and Corey Seager.
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|For the first time this Arizona Fall League season, Dustin Fowler got to play in consecutive games. And for the second straight day, he delivered for the Surprise Saguaros.
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|Much as he did in his first three years as a pro, Bubba Starling struggled in his initial visit to the Arizona Fall League. And just as he exhibited significant progress in the Minors in 2015, the Royals outfielder has done the same in his return to Arizona.
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|Cardinals top prospect Alex Reyes, 21, breezed through his first three outings in the Arizona Fall League, but he ran into trouble in his fourth.
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|At the one position where the Cubs don't appear to have multiple long-term options for the future, they may not need them. Willson Contreras broke out in 2015 and can make a case for being the best catching prospect in baseball and for being maybe less than a year away from Chicago.
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|The Rangers long have had one of the toolsiest farm systems in baseball, and from the day Lewis Brinson signed for $1,625,000 as the 29th overall pick in the 2012 Draft, he has been one of their toolsiest prospects.
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|No college player had a better 2014 season than A.J. Reed. He led NCAA Division I in homers (23), slugging percentage (.735) and OPS (1.211) at Kentucky. He also won 12 games as the Wildcats' No. 1 starter, becoming the first person ever to top the Southeastern Conference in both longballs and victories. No Minor League player had a better 2015 season than A.J. Reed either.
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|Before he turned pro, Kyle Farmer had more appearances in Hollywood blockbusters than he did behind the plate. But he's adjusting quite nicely since becoming a regular catcher.
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|Jim Callis discusses whether Dylan Bundy will ever return to peak form, what the Cubs will do with a middle-infield logjam and more in this week's Pipeline Inbox.
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|Pitcher Kyle Freeland said he welcomed the opportunity to come to the Arizona Fall League, not only to make up for some of his lost innings but also to face quality competition. He got shelled in his first start for the Salt River Rafters, surrendering two homers and six runs while recording only two outs, but bounced back with three scoreless innings a week later.
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|Most evaluators didn't rate Christian Arroyo as a first-round talent when he came out of Hernando High in Brooksville, Fla., in 2013. The Giants believed in his bat, however, so they selected him 25th overall and paid him a $1,866,500 bonus.
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