The Scottsdale Scorpions, Cleveland Indians’ Arizona Fall League affiliates, had a huge offensive outburst last night in their 13-3 win over the Salt River Rafters. Leading the offense was two Indians farmhands--Clint Frazier and Todd Hankins--who put up three hits each and notched four the Scorpions’ runs.
Frazier, the Indians #2 prospect according to MLB.com, showed off his familiar power with a two-run home run in the first inning. He would go on to get on base in every at bat, tallying two more hits and two walks, finishing the night 3-for-3 with three runs batted in. Frazier was 1-for-4 with two strikeouts in Scottsdale’s opening loss to the Rafters Tuesday night.
Todd Hankins does not come with the quite same level of hype as Frazier, but the 24-year-old second baseman played well in his 109 games for the Double-A Akron Rubberducks this season, including a career-high six home runs and the second-lowest strikeout total of his career (21.6%). Last night Hankins was 3-for-5 with a strikeout and a walk.
Catching prospect Jeremy Lucas also had a hit and scored a run in the win.