On Friday night in the Arizona Fall League, the Scottsdale Scorpions were shutout 1-0 by Glendale. The Scorpions had just four base runners all night, collecting two singles, a double and a walk.
Alex Dickerson was the only Pittsburgh Pirates player in the lineup on Friday night. He moved up to third in the batting order and he was in right field. Dickerson has been switching back and forth between right and left field.
In his first at bat, Dickerson grounded out weakly to shortstop. He came up in the fourth and drove the ball well to deep center field, but it was caught near the warning track. Through four innings, Glendale’s Alex Meyer had not allowed a hit. By the time he came up leading off the seventh inning, Dickerson’s team had picked up one base hit and they were only down by a run. He couldn’t get on base in his third AB, flying out to left field.
Dickerson came up in the ninth with a chance to win the game. His team was down 1-0, had a man on first base and one out. He ended up chasing a ball in the dirt for a strikeout, leaving him 0-for-4 on the night.