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The Rockies have a host of players in action for the Salt River Rafters in the highly competitive AFL.

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Teddy Cahill has the rundown of what to watch for in the Arizona Fall League, which starts today. The Rockies' AFL affiliate, the Salt River Rafters, get started at 7:35 p.m. MT. As a reminder, the fleet of Colorado farmhands participating in the AFL includes Jayson Aquino, Christian Bergman, Ken Roberts, Trevor Story, Ryan Casteel, Taylor Featherston and Chris O'Dowd. Baseball Prospectus has a list of non-Rockies players to watch.

Eddie Butler was previously announced to the Rafters' roster but is not listed, perhaps because he's still dealing with shoulder soreness that resurfaced at the end of the regular season.

For more in-depth breakdowns of each of the Rockies' participants, go here and here. Also, for comprehensive coverage of the Rockies in the AFL, you know where to go (in case you didn't know, you go to Purple Row).

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