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Snow dominates in Javelinas' victory

Snow dominates in Javelinas' victory

Snow dominates in Javelinas' victory
While the offense is making the early headlines in the Arizona Fall League, Forrest Snow put on a show on the mound Wednesday night.

The Mariners prospect tossed three perfect innings as the Peoria Javelinas rolled to a 13-7 romp over the Salt River Rafters.

Snow (1-0), who struck out three, needed only 31 pitches to record the first nine outs of the game. The 22-year-old right-hander exited with a 4-0 lead, earning the win in his AFL debut.

A 36th-round pick in the 2010 Draft, Snow pitched at three levels this season, reaching Triple-A Tacoma. Despite a 2-7 record for Class A Clinton, Snow was a solid part of the LumberKings' first-half rotation, holding Midwest League batters to a .223 average. He recorded a 3.62 ERA and struck out 71 batters over 74 2/3 innings.

Overall, Snow was 5-12 with a 5.07 ERA in 28 Minor League games and ranked fourth among Mariners farmhands with 127 strikeouts.

Scooter Gennett, the Brewers' No. 4 prospect, paced the Javelinas' offense with three hits, including a solo homer, and two runs scored. Fellow Milwaukee farmhand Logan Schafer had two RBIs and Mets' No. 10 prospect Jefry Marte scored three times.

Former first-round pick Tim Wheeler (Rockies) contribute two hits, two RBIs and a stolen base for the Rafters.

Dodgers prospect Stephen Fife (0-1) took the loss after allowing two runs on three hits over three innings. He struck out four.

Robert Emrich is a contributor to MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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