Wednesday Oct. 13, 2010
Posted: 7:45 p.m.
ARIZONA FALL LEAGUEPeoria Saguaros
Scottsdale bested the Saguaros, 9-1, Wednesday afternoon. Former White Sox top pick Jared Mitchell went hitless in three at-bats, striking out twice and drawing a walk. Hes 3-for-7 with three strikeouts through two games.
Washington's Bryce Harper, the top pick in this years First-Year Player Draft, is on the Scottsdale roster but did not play Wednesday. He will not be eligible to play until next Wednesday but when he does, the 18-year-old will be the second youngest player to ever appear in the AFL behind Fernando Martinez of the Mets.
Harper hit hitting .319 (15-for-47) with four homers and 12 RBIs in the Florida Instructional League in September. He also posted a .407 on-base percentage and .702 slugging percentage along with a 1.110 OPS.
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Pat Boyle and Steve Konroyd break down the Blackhawks' upcoming schedule in the latest edition of the Blackhawks Road Ahead, presented by Chicagoland and NW Indiana Honda dealers.
There are less than two weeks left in the NHL regular season and teams are jockeying for playoff seeding.
The Blackhawks have the best record in the Western Conference with 103 points. The Blackhawks' next two opponents, the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Columbus Blue Jackets, also have 103 points. Washington leads the league with 106 points.
Wednesday the Hawks will travel to Pittsburgh. Two days later they host the Blue Jackets.
After that, the Blackhawks take on the Boston Bruins on Sunday. Boston is in line for one of the final playoff spots in the Eastern Conference.
"There's no easy games from here on out." Konroyd said in the video. "Even teams on the outside, looking in are playing for contracts next year."
Watch the video above to see Boyle and Konroyd discuss the upcoming matchups for the Blackhawks.