After a break this weekend, that included the appearance of Alen Hanson in the Arizona Fall League All-Star Game, the Scottsdale Scorpions came into Monday trying to break their eight game losing streak. It took extra innings, but they were able to do it with a 7-4 victory over Peoria.
Gift Ngoepe was the only Pittsburgh Pirates player in Monday's lineup. He batted lead-off and was at shortstop for the first time since early in the AFL season. Ngoepe drew a walk to start the game, moved to second on another walk and scored the first run of the game on a single from the third place hitter.
In the second inning, Ngoepe grounded into a double play to end the inning. In his third plate appearance, he struck out to end the fifth inning. In the eighth inning, Ngoepe saw three straight 90...
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