• Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/5

    For the second time in as many games, Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Robbie Grossman homered, going 3-for-5 in the second game of the season.  His solo homer was in his first at-bat of the game, and according to Keith Law, it was a loud shot that came opposite field on a 94 MPH...

  • Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/4

    The Arizona Fall League started today, with three Pirates prospects getting in the action for the Mesa Solar Sox.  Mesa lost 12-8 to Phoenix in a game that saw seven home runs.  Robbie Grossman hit one of those homers in the third inning, although reports are that the wind played a part...

  • Arizona Fall League Begins Today

    The 2011 Arizona Fall League begins today, with the Mesa Solar Sox playing their first game at 12:35 PM MST (3:35 PM EST).  The Pittsburgh Pirates have seven players on the Solar Sox this year.  Jarek Cunningham, Brock Holt, and Robbie Grossman will represent the Pirates on the offensive side of the...

  • Gerrit Cole to the AFL

    Cole will be pitching in the Arizona Fall League - Photo Courtesy of UCLA Athletics The Pittsburgh Pirates announced today that right handed pitcher Gerrit Cole will be pitching in the Arizona Fall League this off-season.  As I noted the other day, Cole was a strong candidate to attend the AFL.  He...

  • Four More Pirates Prospects Heading to the AFL

    Four more Pittsburgh Pirates prospects have been added to the Mesa Solar Sox roster in the Arizona Fall League this year.  At the end of last month we heard that Robbie Grossman and Brock Holt were heading to the AFL.  Joining them will be left hander Nathan Baker, right handers Mike Colla...

  • Arizona Fall League Rosters Announced

    The Arizona Fall League announced their rosters today, with two Pittsburgh Pirates being named to the Mesa Solar Sox.  Those players are Robbie Grossman and Brock Holt.  The Pirates are expected to name several other players to the AFL, and they can name up to four pitchers, so this list has yet...

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