Arizona Fall League Rundown After Week Two

The Arizona Fall League wrapped up their second week of action.  Here is how the Pirates prospects have done so far: -Robbie Grossman: .354/.426/.604, 3 HR, 48 at-bats Grossman homered this week, and started every game.  He leads the AFL in games played with 11, and also leads the league in hits with 17, and total bases, with 29.  Grossman’s home run yesterday tied him for second in the league with three total. -Jarek...

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AFL Recap 10/15: Grossman Homers

The Mesa Solar Sox beat the Surprise Saguaros 14-3 today.  Robbie Grossman, playing right field and batting leadoff, went 2-for-5 with a walk and a solo home run.  The home run, which came leading off the game, was Grossman’s third of the AFL season in 48 at-bats.  Grossman now has a .354 average and a 1.030 OPS in the short AFL season. Jarek Cunningham started at second base, and went 1-for-5 at the plate.  Cunningham has a...

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AFL Recap 10/14: Gerrit Cole’s Debut

Gerrit Cole, the first overall pick in the 2011 draft by the Pittsburgh Pirates, made his Arizona Fall League debut this afternoon against the Surprise Saguaros.   Cole started off strong, with two shutout innings, but fell apart in the third, finishing with three runs allowed on three hits in 2.1 innings, along with a walk and two strikeouts. Cole started off the game with three ground outs in the first inning.  He ranged from 93-100...

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Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/13 With PITCHf/x Data

The Mesa Solar Sox won 6-3 today, with four Pirates prospects playing a big part in the win. Robbie Grossman bounced back from his 0-for-4 performance yesterday, going 3-for-5 with a double and a walk today.  Grossman got his hits in his first three at-bats, including two singles off of 2011 first rounder Danny Hultzen.  On the season, Grossman has a .325 average with an .869 OPS.  Keith Law held a chat today and was asked about...

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Arizona Fall League Recap: 10/12

The Mesa Solar Sox lost 6-2 to Peoria today.  Robbie Grossman started as the designated hitter, batting leadoff.  It was the first game that he didn’t play in the field in the eight game AFL season. Grossman went 0-for-4, which was his second game without a hit.  Jarek Cunningham started at second base, and went 0-for-2 with two walks.  Cunningham is 2-for-19 on the season, but has a 4:4 K/BB ratio, which is encouraging....

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