Tony Sanchez was off today, but the rest of the Pirates hitting prospects started today, leading the Mesa Solar Sox to an 8-7 victory:
-Andrew Lambo (.263) started for the fourth time in four AFL games, batting sixth and playing right field. Lambo went 2-for-5 with a two run home run in the second inning.
-Josh Harrison (.133) hit leadoff for the second game in a row, starting in left field this time. Harrison went 1-for-6 with a double and three strikeouts.
-Jordy Mercer (.429) started as the designated hitter, batting fifth. Mercer followed up his big day yesterday by going 2-for-5 today, with a double and an RBI.
Mesa plays Peo Saguaros tomorrow at 6:35 PM MST/9:35 PM EST....
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