Aaron Pribanic pitched an inning in relief, and three Pirates started in the lineup, as the Mesa Solar Sox won 4-2:
-Andrew Lambo (.265) started in right field, batting fourth for the third straight game. Lambo went 0-for-4 with two strikeouts. He also recorded an outfield assist, throwing out a runner at home.
-Jordy Mercer (.292) started at shortstop, batting seventh. Mercer went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run.
-Tony Sanchez (.316) started at catcher, batting eighth. Sanchez went 1-for-3 with a two run home run (1), bringing in Mercer. Sanchez was credited with a caught stealing, but actually wasn't part of the play. The play was a pick-off that went 1-5-6-5 to catch Charlie Culberson.
-Aaron Pribanic (0.00) pitched a shutout inning, allowing no hits, one walk, and strik...
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