The Mesa Solar Sox beat the Surprise Saguaros 14-3 today. Robbie Grossman, playing right field and batting leadoff, went 2-for-5 with a walk and a solo home run. The home run, which came leading off the game, was Grossman's third of the AFL season in 48 at-bats. Grossman now has a .354 average and a 1.030 OPS in the short AFL season.
Jarek Cunningham started at second base, and went 1-for-5 at the plate. Cunningham has a .172 average in 29 at-bats so far.
Mesa plays again on Monday at 3:35 PM EST against Salt River....
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