Salt River Rafters

The Salt River Rafters are a baseball team that plays in the East Division of the Arizona Fall League. They play their home games at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick near Scottsdale, Arizona. The ballpark is also the spring training facility of the Arizona Diamondbacks and Colorado Rockies. The team was established in 1992 as the Grand Canyon Rafters, and has changed locations several times while retaining the same nickname. The Rafters have won five league championships, most recently in 2019. They have won the most division titles, 12, of any team within the Arizona Fall League.

Salt River Rafters
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Team logo Cap insignia
Minor league affiliations
ClassClass A to Triple-A
LeagueArizona Fall League (1993–present)
DivisionEast Division (2011–present)
Major league affiliations
Teams
Minor league titles
League titles (5)
  • 1993
  • 2000
  • 2011
  • 2014
  • 2019
Division titles (12)
  • 1993
  • 1997
  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2001
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2011
  • 2012
  • 2014
  • 2018
  • 2019
Team data
NameSalt River Rafters (2011–present)
Previous names
  • Surprise Rafters (2007–2010)
  • Grand Canyon Rafters (1997–2006)
  • Tempe Rafters (1993–1996)
  • Grand Canyon Rafters (1992)
BallparkSalt River Fields at Talking Stick (2011–present)
Previous parks
ManagerMatt Erickson

Notable alumniEdit

RosterEdit

Players Coaches/Other

Pitchers

Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders


Manager

  • -- Warren Schaeffer

Coaches


  7-day injured list

~ Development list
# Rehab assignment
∞ Reserve list
‡ Restricted list
§ Suspended list
† Temporarily inactive list
Roster updated October 2, 2022

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Corbett, Peter (July 27, 2006). "Fall League, Scorpions are returning to Scottsdale Stadium". The Arizona Republic. p. S1. Retrieved November 25, 2021 – via newspapers.com.
  2. ^ "Fall League Rosters". The Arizona Republic. September 1, 1997. p. D2. Retrieved November 25, 2021 – via newspapers.com.
  3. ^ "Arizona Fall League is just around corner". The Arizona Republic. September 22, 1993. p. D8. Retrieved November 25, 2021 – via newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Fall League Lineup: Grand Canyon Rafters". Arizona Daily Sun. September 22, 1992. p. 28. Retrieved November 25, 2021 – via newspapers.com.

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