The Mesa Solar Sox lost 7-5 to Surprise today. Robbie Grossman went 3-for-5 at the plate with an RBI and his fifth stolen base of the season. Grossman now has a .385/.486/.637 line in 91 at-bats during the AFL season. Jarek Cunningham went 0-for-2 with a walk and an RBI on a sacrifice fly.
Former Pirates prospect Nathan Adcock started for Surprise, throwing three shutout innings and allowing two hits. Grossman went 1-for-2 against Adcock, with a single and a strikeout.
Mesa plays tomorrow against Phoenix at 3:35 PM EST....
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