Tony Sanchez started at catcher today, and Aaron Pribanic pitched in relief, as the Mesa Solar Sox lost 8-6:
-Tony Sanchez (.296) started at catcher, batting sixth. He went 1-for-5 with two strikeouts, allowed two stolen bases in two attempts, and allowed a passed ball.
-Aaron Pribanic (0.00) pitched a shutout inning, allowing just one walk. Pribanic threw eight pitches, with three strikes. After walking the leadoff batter, he got a first pitch ground ball for a double play, followed by a 1-0 ground ball to get out of the inning. Pribanic now has pitched 6.1 shutout innings in the AFL this season.
Mesa plays Peo Saguaros on Monday at 12:35 PM MST/3:35 PM EST....
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