Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/8

The Mesa Solar Sox lost 5-4 to Salt River tonight, giving up runs in each of the final three innings to lose a two run lead. Nathan Baker got the start, making his Arizona Fall League debut.  Baker pitched 2.1 innings, allowing one run on four hits, with no walks and three strikeouts.  Baker allowed a single in each of the first two innings, but escaped without any other damage.  After leading off the third with a strikeout, the left...

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Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/7

The Mesa Solar Sox lost 4-3 to Salt River today, giving up the losing run in the bottom of the ninth inning.  Robbie Grossman extended his hitting streak to four games, going 1-for-4 with a stolen base and an RBI.  Jarek Cunningham got his first hit of the AFL season, hitting a two run homer in the second inning for his only hit of the day.  The homer gave Mesa a 2-0 lead, which they held until the fourth inning.  Grossman and...

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Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/6

The Mesa Solar Sox lost 8-7 to the Surprise Saguaros today.  Robbie Grossman made his third start in as many games, batting third this time around, rather than leadoff.  Grossman went 1-for-4 on the day with a double, a walk, and a strikeout.  Grossman has recorded a hit in each of his three games this year in the AFL, playing right field in all three. Michael Colla made his debut, pitching 1.2 innings.  Colla allowed an unearned run...

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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 fastball.  Grossman is 5-for-9 with two homers in his first two games in the AFL. Jarek Cunningham also got the start today, playing second base for the second...

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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 in the homers today.  Grossman went 2-for-4 with a walk and a strikeout, and also had an outfield assist in the fifth. Phil Irwin pitched 2.1 innings,...

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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 game, while Gerrit Cole, Nathan Baker, Michael Colla, and Phil Irwin will all join the Mesa pitching staff. The AFL is mostly filled with...

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