Salt River Rafters

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Salt River Rafters
Founded in 1993
Scottsdale, Arizona
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Team logo Cap insignia
Current Class A to Triple-A
Minor league affiliations
League Arizona Fall League (1993–present)
Division East Division (2011–present)
Major league affiliations
Minor league titles
League titles 1993, 2000, 2011
Division titles 1993, 1997, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012
Team data
Nickname Salt River Rafters (2011–present)
Previous names

Surprise Rafters (2007–2010)

  • Grand Canyon Rafters (1997–2006)
  • Tempe Rafters (1993–1996)
  • Grand Canyon Rafters (1992)
Ballpark Salt River Fields at Talking Stick
Manager Mike Shildt

The Salt River Rafters are a baseball team that plays in the East Division of the Arizona Fall League. They play their home games at Salt River Fields at Talking Stick near Scottsdale, Arizona.

For the 2013 season, Major League Baseball teams sending players to the Rafters are: the Arizona Diamondbacks, Colorado Rockies, St. Louis Cardinals, Tampa Bay Rays and Toronto Blue Jays.

Notable alumni[edit]


2013 Arizona Fall League East Division
Team Win Loss Tie  % GB
Mesa Solar Sox 19 11 1 .633
Salt River Rafters 19 12 0 .613 0.5
Scottsdale Scorpions 10 21 0 .323 9.5

2013 roster[edit]

Salt River Rafters roster
Players Coaches/Other







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∞ Reserve list
§ Suspended list
‡ Restricted list
# Rehab assignment
Roster updated October 8, 2013
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