O'Conner among Rays prospects set for AFL

O'Conner among Rays prospects set for AFL

BALTIMORE -- The Arizona Fall League announced the rosters for the 2014 season, and the Rays will have seven players and a coach in the mix.

Players from the Rays' organization will play for the Peoria Javelinas, a roster that will also include players from the Cardinals, Braves, Indians, and Royals.

R.C. Lichtenstein, who is a pitching coach in the Rays' organization, will serve as one of the team's two pitching coaches.

Players from the Rays include right-handers Zach Cooper, Matt Lollis, Colton Reavis, and Jaime Schultz; catcher Justin O'Conner; infielder Patrick Leonard; and outfielder Kes Carter. Ranked No. 14 in the organization by MLB.com, O'Conner is the highest rated Rays prospect heading to the AFL.

Bill Chastain is a reporter for MLB.com. This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.