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Arizona Fall League begins 2012 season on Tuesday

The Rockies will have eight players from the organization, of various talent levels and prospect pedigrees, representing the team in Arizona Fall League play, which begins on Tuesday, Oct. 9.

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Tuesday, Oct. 9 marks the start of the 2012 Arizona Fall League campaign, which will run mid-November and will feature some of the best young talent in professional baseball.

Eight Colorado Rockies prospects -- as well as farmhands from the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago White Sox, Toronto Blue Jays and Washington Nationals -- will be suiting up for the Salt River Rafters. Former D-Backs and San Francisco Giants slugger Matt Williams will be at the helm for the Rafters, who won the league in 2011 behind reigning AFL MVP Nolan Arenado.

Here is the breakdown:


Tyler Chatwood, Isaiah Froneberger, Cory Riordan, Coty Woods


Lars Davis, Jose Gonzalez


Corey Dickerson, Kent Matthes

Stay with this StoryStream for additional coverage on Rockies prospects in the Arizona Fall League. We'll be providing weekly updates, as well as keeping you up-to-date on any breaking news. Also, for some in-depth look at some of the other players that will be in action, check out Charlie77's 2012 Arizona Fall League guide for Rockies fans.