Connect with us

Pirates Prospects

Nick Gonzales, Ji-hwan Bae Named AFL Fall Stars



The Arizona Fall League announced their “Fall Stars” and two Pirates made the cut. Nick Gonzales and Ji-hwan Bae were both name to the West team’s roster.

Gonzales has been on a tear in the AFL, slashing .381/.487/.571 with seven extra-base hits, 13 runs driven in and four steals (on four attempts) in 17 games with Peoria. The 2020 first-round pick is picking up right where he left off with High-A Greensboro where he posted a .950 OPS.

Like Gonzales, Bae has played in 17 games with Peoria and is hitting .269 with a .371 on-base percentage and a .759 OPS. Bae has flashed his plus-speed by swiping seven bags in eight attempts and has played both second base and center field. Bae spent the year with Double-A Altoona where he had an OPS of .771 and stole 20 bases.

Gonzales (No. 4) and Bae (No. 22) are both in the Pirates Top 30 prospects according to MLB Pipeline. The game will be played on Nov. 13. The entire rosters can be found below.

Welcome to your new home for Pittsburgh Pirates breaking news, analysis and opinion. Like us on Facebook, and follow us on Twitter.
Click to comment
Notify of
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

PBN Podcast

PBN in your Inbox

Enter your email address to get all of our posts sent directly to your inbox.

PBN on Facebook

Copyright © 2021 Pittsburgh Baseball Network and Pittsburgh Sports Now. All rights reserved. In no way endorsed by the Pittsburgh Pirates or Major League Baseball.

Be the first to know...

Sign up and get all of our articles sent straight to your inbox.

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.