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AFL Update: Week 3

The Peoria Javelinas. That's the Arizona Fall League club that six M's minor leaguers are suiting up for during the five-week schedule in the desert. By the way, ever wondered what in the world a "Javelina" is? Me, too. So I used google for the 54th billion time this week, and according to Princeton University, a "Javelina" is a Peccary.

Great. Now, what the heck is a Peccary? Again, according to Princeton University's wordnet, it's a medium-sized mammal related to the pig and the hippopotami, and looks like a wild boar. It's found in the southwestern areas of the U.S. and all throughout Latin America. They grow to be 3 to 4 feet in length and weigh about 60 pounds. The funny fact about the Javelina is that it's grey with a... Recommended Stories

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