Bryce Harper to start in Arizona Fall League title game

Adam Kilgore
Copyright 2010
Saturday, November 20, 2010; 12:11 PM

Bryce Harper will wrap up his first professional season today in Scottsdale, Ariz., by starting for the Scottsdale Scorpions in the championship game of the Arizona Fall League. Harper, the second-youngest player in the history of the AFL, will play right field and bat seventh. He enters the game with a .343 batting average and a 1.039 OPS in nine games. Nationals second-round pick Sammy Solis will start for Scottsdale. After a difficult start to the fall, Solis has been dominant lately, allowing three hits and one run in his last eight innings. Solis is 1-0 with a 3.80 ERA. He'll face a Peoria Javelinas lineup that includes Mariners first base prospect Dustin Ackley, one of the top prospects in baseball. MLB Network will air the game live today at 3 p.m. You can also watch online at

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