Mesa Solar Sox
|Mesa Solar Sox|
|Minor league affiliations|
|Class||Class A to Triple-A|
|League||Arizona Fall League (1992–present)|
|Division||East Division (2009–present)|
|Major league affiliations|
|Minor league titles|
|League titles (6)|
|Division titles (10)|
|Name||Mesa Solar Sox (1999–present)|
|Sun Cities Solar Sox (1992–1998)|
|Ballpark||Sloan Park (2014–present)|
The Mesa Solar Sox are a baseball team that plays in the East Division of the Arizona Fall League. They play their home games in Mesa, Arizona, at Sloan Park, which is also the spring training facility of the Chicago Cubs. The team was established in 1992 as the Sun Cities Solar Sox, and played for seven seasons under that name. The Solar Sox have won six league championships, most recently in 2021.
- Skye Bolt, outfielder for the Oakland A's
- Kris Bryant, third baseman for the Chicago Cubs
- Drew Carpenter, former pitcher for the Toronto Blue Jays
- Jermaine Dye, former outfielder for the Oakland Athletics and Chicago White Sox
- Scott Effross (born 1993), pitcher for the Chicago Cubs and New York Yankees
- Sam Fuld, outfielder for the Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Oakland Athletics, and Minnesota Twins
- L.J. Hoes, outfielder for the Houston Astros
- Ryan Kalish, former outfielder for the Boston Red Sox and Chicago Cubs
- Paul Konerko, former first baseman and designated hitter for the Chicago White Sox
- Derrek Lee, former first baseman for the Chicago Cubs and Baltimore Orioles
- Joc Pederson, outfielder for the Los Angeles Dodgers, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, and San Francisco Giants
- Mike Piazza, MLB Hall of Famer and former catcher for the New York Mets and Los Angeles Dodgers
- Cody Ross, former outfielder for the Arizona Diamondbacks
- Josh Satin, second baseman for the New York Mets
- Kyle Schwarber, outfielder for the Chicago Cubs and Washington Nationals
- Josh Zeid, pitcher for the Houston Astros
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