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Game Thread: AFL Rising Stars Game

Hang out with us tonight to watch Hunter Morris and Johnny Hellweg compete with some of the Arizona Fall League's top prospects.

Johnny Hellweg as an Angel this spring.
Johnny Hellweg as an Angel this spring.
Jamie Squire

If you're itching for a little live baseball now that the World Series has wrapped up, we've got you covered tonight.

The annual Arizona Fall League Rising Stars Game will be played at Salt River Fields in Scottsdale tonight, with two Brewer prospects representing the league's Western Division in a game that will be televised on MLB Network.

2012 Southern League MVP Hunter Morris is getting another honor tonight as he'll start at first base and bat cleanup for the West in what amounts to the league's all star game. Morris has hit .269/.315/.328 in 16 AFL games this fall after hitting .303/.357/.563 during his breakout campaign in AA.

The other Brewer representative isn't starting, but pitcher Johnny Hellweg is expected to come out of the bullpen for the West. Hellweg posted a 2.70 ERA over seven appearances for AA Huntsville after joining the Brewers in the Zack Greinke trade, and has allowed two runs on seven hits over nine innings in six AFL appearances.

The game is scheduled to start at 7:10 and, again, will be seen live on MLB Network.