Atlanta Braves News
The AFL came to a thrilling end on Saturday when Braves’ prospect Braxton Davidson hit a walk-off home run in the 10th inning to give Peoria a 3-2 win. However, Davidson was injured while rounding the bases and was being examined for a possible foot fracture after rolling his left ankle.
Brewers’ top prospect Keston Hiura was named MVP of the Arizona Fall League following Peoria’s win in the championship game on Saturday. Hiura hit .323/.371/.563 in 23 games while driving in 33 runs. He was fourth in the league with five home runs. The Rockies’ Tyler Nevin finished second in MVP voting.
The Houston Astros acquired infielder Aledmys Diaz from the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday in exchange for right-hander Trent Thornton. The Astros may be eyeing Diaz as a utility man to replace free-agent Marwin Gonzalez.