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Javelinas roll with help of Cassel, Johnson

Michael Johnson during his Clemson days

Phoenix, AZ -- The Peoria Javelinas started the 2005 Arizona Fall League with a 9-6 victory over the Grand Canyon Rafters. The win opens a 32-game campaign that features top prospects from every MLB franchise. Padres farmhand Michael Johnson got off to a nice start and Jack Cassel picked up the win.

Padres' farmhand Jack Cassel earned the win with one shutout inning in relief of the Rockies' Jon Asahina. Working with a fastball in the low 90s, he surrendered two hits in his inning, but escaped with a groundball double play and another easy grounder to second. While the AFL touts 40 first round draft picks here this year, including nine who saw action Tuesday, the game was very sloppy. The... Recommended Stories

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