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AFL Recap: Alex Dickerson Has Two Hits in Loss

AFL Recap: Alex Dickerson Has Two Hits in Loss

After breaking a five game losing streak last night, Scottsdale lost 10-5 to Surprise on Thursday afternoon to drop to 2-6 on the season. Two Pittsburgh Pirates players were in the starting lineup today, after none started in last night's game. 

Alen Hanson was batting second today after batting lead-off in his last start. He reached on a bunt single in his first AB, then came around to score the first run of the game two batters later, coming in from third on a wild pitch. In the second inning, Hanson struck out swinging to end the inning. He also went down swinging in his third time up. In the seventh inning, Hanson grounded out back to the pitcher.

In the eighth inning, Hanson came up with a chance to tie the game, batting with two men in scoring position and one out. He ended up ...

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