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AFL notes

Infielder Ryan Adams will be the Orioles lone representative in this year’s Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game. Adams was previously named the AFL Co-Player of the Week and will be on the East Division team. Blaine Beatty, who was the O’s pitching coach at Class-A Delmarva this year, will serve as the East’s pitching coach.

The fifth annual Rising Stars Game will be at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. AZ) on Saturday, November 6 at Surprise Stadium. The contest will be nationally televised by MLB Network and online via MLB.com (MLB.TV).

Adams off to hot AFL start

Orioles prospect Ryan Adams took home Arizona Fall League Co-Player of the Week honors for the period that concluded Saturday. He went 6-for-12 with a homer and seven RBIs for Scottsdale.

Adams is coming off his best season as a pro. Playing for Double-A Bowie, he set career highs with 15 homers, 68 RBIs and 158 hits. The 23-year-old infielder shared the Eastern League lead with 43 doubles and was named a Postseason All-Star.

In five Minor League seasons, Adams owns a .287 batting average with 34 home runs and 184 RBIs. He was the Orioles’ second-round (58th overall) selection in the 2006 Draft.

For more on the O’s Fall League guys and to stay updated on stats, you can check out MLB.com’s AFL page here.

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