The Peoria Javelinas came into Friday afternoon’s game against the Salt River Rafters with a 7-5 record. Early in this game, it looked like they were on their way to their eighth win in a one-sided contest, but an 8-0 lead in the third inning turned into a 10-9 deficit by the sixth inning. Salt River held on for the 10-9 victory.
Jared Oliva was the only player from the Pirates in the starting lineup. He batted second and played right field. Oliva went 2-for-4 with a walk, RBI, two runs scored and two stolen bases. He’s hitting .371 through his first 11 games, with ten walks, ten runs scored, and he’s 7-for-7 in steals.