Arizona Fall League Stats: 10/18-10/23

Arizona Fall League Stats: 10/18-10/23

The Mesa Solar Sox went 3-3 this week, and currently sit 7-4, one game behind the Scottsdale Scorpions.  Here is how the Pirates prospects fared this week:

-Andrew Lambo got his first game off on Monday, then started the next five games in right field, batting cleanup.  Lambo hit for a .294/.429/.588 line in 17 at-bats, with a homer and two doubles.

-Tony Sanchez started three games, with a .300/.364/.600 line in 12 at-bats, along with one homer.  On the season, Sanchez is hitting for a .318/.375/.455 line in 22 at-bats.  Sanchez homered a day after seeing Bryce Harper, and had some amusing comments about Harper and the home run.

-Josh Harrison started five games, hitting for a .286/.273/.524 line in 21 at-bats, with a double, two triples, and a stolen base.  Harrison has a .222/.231/.389 line in 36 at-bats on the season.

-Jordy Mercer started four games, combining for a .071/.125/.071 line in 14 at-bats, getting just one hit this week.  Mercer has a .250/.267/.321 line in 28 at-bats on the season.

-Justin Wilson started on Friday, pitching two innings, and allowing a run on three hits, with no walks and two strikeouts.  Wilson threw 27 pitches, 18 for strikes.  Pitch F/X data was available for the game.  Wilson threw 19 fastballs, ranging from 88-92 MPH, and averaging 89.8 MPH.  He only hit 92 once, and hit 88 three times.  He threw three sliders, one at 83, and two at 84 MPH.  His curveball ranged from 74-77 MPH, while he threw two changeups, both at 83 MPH.  In his two starts, Wilson has allowed a run on five hits in four innings, with five strikeouts and one walk.

-Brian Leach made two appearances, combining for five runs, all unearned, on five hits in two innings, with a walk and no strikeouts.  Leach combined to throw 42 pitches, with 30 going for strikes.  He also gave up the first professional hit of Bryce Harper’s career.  He has now pitched four innings, allowing the five unearned runs on seven hits, with a walk and two strikeouts.

-Aaron Pribanic made two appearances, combining for three shutout innings, allowing no hits, two walks, and striking out two.  Pribanic threw 38 pitches, with 22 strikes.  He has yet to allow an earned run in 5.1 innings of work so far this season, with two hits and two walks allowed, plus five strikeouts.

Mesa plays Phoenix on Monday at 12:35 PM MST/3:35 PM EST.

The stats pages for the other winter leagues have been updated:

Venezuelan Winter League

Dominican Winter League

Mexican Pacific Winter League and Puerto Rican Winter League

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