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Arizona Fall League Roundup: Brandon Belt Stays Hot

Before I get to the Monday AFL Roundup, here is what ESPN's Jason Grey wrote about Phillies bullpen arm Justin De Fratus on Monday:

Justin De Fratus, Philadelphia Phillies: De Fratus absolutely looks like a big league bullpen arm, with a 92-95 mph fastball that touched 96 mph once when I saw him, and good tilt on an 83-85 mph slider that can get strikeouts. A strong pitcher with a good frame who uses his lower half well, De Fratus does a good job finishing his pitches. De Fratus isn't far from a call-up and looks like he could fill a seventh- or eighth-inning role at the big league level, and from there anything can happen. Then again, he's also in an organization that left Scott Mathieson behind to dominate Triple-A hitters all year.

I wil be curious to see if Mathieson makes the 25 man roster out of spring training, as he has proved he can be a late inning pitcher in AAA.

Here's a look at the top performers from Monday's AFL action:

Charlie Blackmon, COL-2-3, 2 RS, 2 BB

Brandon Belt, SFG-3-5, RBI

Charlie Culberson, SFG-0-5

Derek Norris, WAS-1-4, 2 RBI, 2 E

Dustin Ackley, SEA-2-5, RS, HR, 2 RBI

Koby Clemens, HOU-1-3, RS, 2 RBI, BB, K

Ben Revere, MIN-1-4, RS

Devin Mesoraco, CIN-1-4, RBI, 2 PB (8)

Jared Mitchell, CHW-1-3, K

Jeremy Moore, LAA-2-3, 2 RS, 3 BB

Brandon Wood, LAA-1-3, RS, 2 RBI, 2 BB

Josh Vitters, CHC-2-5, 2 RS, HR, 3 RBI

Andrew Lambo, PIT-3-6, 2 RS, HR, RBI

Kirk NieuwenhuIs, NYM-1-5, 2 RBI

Trayvon Robinson, LAD-1-4, RS,

Brandon Laird, NYY-0-4

Jerry Sands, LAD-1-4, RBI, 2 K

Austin Romine, NYY-2-4

Michael Taylor, OAK, 1-3, RS, SB

Eric Hosmer, KC-0-4, 2 K

Zack Cox, STL-1-3, RS, BB

Eric Farris, MIL-1-4, 2 SB