The Scottsdale Scorpions offense broke out on Saturday, scoring 12 runs in a victory over Peoria. Just one Pirates players took part in today's game, but he played a major part on offense. Scottsdale is now 4-6 on the season. They are off on Sunday.
Alen Hanson was the only Pittsburgh Pirates player in the starting lineup today. He batted lead-off and was in at shortstop. He didn't start yesterday, though he did enter the game late as a pinch-runner. Hanson had struggled at the plate and in the field through the first nine games of the AFL season. He was hitting .217 in 23 AB's, with one walk and 11 strikeouts. Three of his five base hits were bunt hits. Hanson did have a couple highlights on offense, a triple and three stolen bases. On defense, he had five errors prior to Saturday, wi...
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