The Scottsdale Scorpions dropped their third straight game on Saturday, losing 5-2 to Glendale. They are now 7-9 on the season and they have reached the halfway point of the Arizona Fall League. Scottsdale is off tomorrow.
Two Pittsburgh Pirates players were in the starting lineup on Saturday. Alen Hanson was in at shortstop and batting lead-off. He grounded out to shortstop on the fifth pitch he saw of his first AB. Hanson has been asked to bunt often and on an 0-1 pitch, he was unable to get a bunt down. In his second AB, Hanson came up with two runners in scoring position and his team was down by two runs. With one out, he lifted a fly ball to center field, deep enough to bring home the first run for Scottsdale.
In his third time up, Hanson flew out to center field. He then poppe...
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