In the Arizona Fall League on Monday afternoon, the Surprise Saguaros defeated Peoria by a 9-3 score. Two Pirates saw action in this game.

Eric Wood was the only Pirate in the starting lineup. He batted fourth and played third base. Wood came up in the first inning with two outs and a man on first base. He doubled to left field, bringing home the first run of the game. Wood came up in the second inning with runners on the corners and two outs. He doubled again in a big spot, this time bringing home two runs. After a fly out to center field in the fifth inning, he brought home his fourth run with an RBI ground out in the sixth.

In the eighth inning, Wood struck out swinging to give him a 2-for-5 night. He moved into first place in the RBI race, now sitting at 20 for the season.


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