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A few quick, unrelated notes regarding the Arizona Fall League, 2011 World Series odds and the Pirates’ managerial search.
All four Pirates hitting prospects played tonight, as the Mesa Solar Sox lost 12-6: -Josh Harrison (.333) batted leadoff as the designated hitter. He went 0-for-4 with a walk. -Jordy… Read more
Tony Sanchez started at catcher today, and Aaron Pribanic pitched in relief, as the Mesa Solar Sox lost 8-6: -Tony Sanchez (.296) started at catcher, batting sixth. He went 1-for-5… Read more
Justin Wilson got the start tonight, but the Mesa Solar Sox lost 6-2: -Andrew Lambo (.263) started in right field, batting fourth for the fourth straight game. Lambo went 1-for-4… Read more
“He made me a better hitter today,” said Sanchez, the Pirates’ first-round pick in 2009. “I was watching him hit and I saw how he transferred his weight and I thought, ‘Man, that’s how he drives the ball 500 feet. Let’s see what happens when I try and do that transfer.’ And lo and behold, I hit a bomb down the line. I’m like, ‘No wonder he’s so good.’ “
Aaron Pribanic pitched an inning in relief, and three Pirates started in the lineup, as the Mesa Solar Sox won 4-2: -Andrew Lambo (.265) started in right field, batting fourth… Read more