On Thursday afternoon in the Arizona Fall League, the Surprise Saguaros defeated Salt River by a 4-2 score to win the division and move on to the championship game on Saturday. The Saguaros came into the last day in first place and had three ways they could have made the playoffs in this game. Either a win or a tie would have got them the division title. A tie in the game between Glendale and Peoria also would have given them the division. A loss meant that the winner of the Glendale/Peoria game would have won the division.

Eric Wood was the only Pirate in the starting lineup. He batted third and played third base. Wood struck out swinging to end the first inning. He singled on a line drive to right field in the fourth inning. In the fifth, Wood came up with one out and the bases loaded...

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