In Arizona Fall League action today, Scottsdale lost 4-3 to Surprise. Gift Ngoepe hit a two-run homer in the seventh inning to tie the score at three.

Three Pirates players were in the starting lineup. Matt Curry batted cleanup and played first base. He went 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. He is currently hitting .230 with one homer in 74 AB's.

Adalberto Santos batted sixth and started in left field. He went 1-for-3, raising his average to the .290 mark. He also reached base via hit-by-pitch and recorded his ninth stolen base.

Ngoepe hit ninth and was at second base. The home run was his first of the Fall League season. He finished the game 1-for-4 with two strikeouts. He is hitting .256 in 43 AB's.

Brandon Cumpton came in to pitch the sixth inning and threw two scoreless frames. ...

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