Yesterday, Robbie Grossman went 0-for-3 in the Arizona Fall League, which was only his second game without a hit in 15 games this year. The 0-for-3 day also broke his streak of six straight games with multiple hits. Grossman got back on track today, leading Mesa to a 9-2 win with a big day out of the leadoff spot. Playing as the designated hitter, Grossman went 2-for-2 with two walks, three runs, two RBIs, and a stolen base.
He led off the game with a walk, then stole second base during the next at-bat. After moving to third on a ground out, he was knocked in by Junior Lake. Grossman walked again in the second inning with two outs and runners at second and third. Two straight singles allowed him to score his second run of the game. He came up for the third time in the fourth inning...
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