Arizona Fall League game to air on MLB Network on Saturday

MLB Network is airing select Arizona Fall League games this week.  On Saturday at 7:00 p.m. Central, the network will broadcast the game between the Peoria Javelinas and the Salt River Rafters.  Eight Royals prospects are on the Peoria roster.  The game will feature testing of Major League Baseball’s new review procedures for expanded instant replay.

While we’re on the subject of the Arizona Fall League, we bring you this prospect profile on Orlando Calixte.  Our photos are courtesy of Lee Magenheim.

Player:  Orlando Calixte

Age: 21

Hometown:  Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic

Signed with KC: August 28, 2010

Position:  Shortstop (also playing second base in the Arizona Fall League)

2013:  Earned Texas League All-Star honors at Northwest Arkansas

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