Glendale needs a late run to make the playoffs this season and they are doing their part over the last three games. After dropping to a 9-14 record on Tuesday, they have won three straight games, including a 12-7 victory on Saturday over Scottsdale. Taylor Hearn made his third AFL start and the entire batting order contributed on offense, picking up 16 hits and five walks. Both Mitchell Tolman and Logan Hill were in the lineup.
Hearn made his second start of the week on Saturday. He allowed one run over three innings on Monday. He started this game with a ground out to Mitchell Tolman at second base. The next batter lined out to center field, then Hearn served up a two-out single. He got a ground out to get out of the inning.
The second inning started with a hit batter, who was erase...
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