The Mesa Solar Sox went 3-2 this week, and currently sit 12-10, two games behind the Scottsdale Scorpions. Here is how the Pirates prospects fared this week:
-Andrew Lambo played in five games this week, going 7-for-19 (.368) with two doubles, and a homer (3). He also had two errors and an outfield assist. Lambo is now hitting for a .308/.349/.513 line on the season.
-Tony Sanchez played in three games, going 1-for-12 (.083), with his only hit being a double. He walked twice, and struck out five times. Sanchez had a throwing error and was 0-for-5 against base stealers. Sanchez is now hitting for a .217/.308/.370 line on the season. He participated in the AFL Rising Stars game on Saturday, going 0-for-1 with a fly out to right field in his only plate appearance.
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