Glendale made a run at a spot in the Arizona Fall League championship game by winning their sixth game in a row on Wednesday afternoon. That hope of winning their division ended late Wednesday night when first place Peoria clinched the title. That meant that the final day of the season on Thursday didn't have any significance as far as the championship game goes, but it was still the last start for Taylor Hearn. He came into the day with one run allowed over three starts, going three innings each game. Kevin Kramer and Logan Hill were also in the lineup for the finale, while JT Brubaker came out of the bullpen, as Glendale made it seven in a row with an 11-3 victory over Salt River.
Taylor Hearn had a tough first inning on Thursday. It started with a ground ball single up the middle. Th...
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