Hello again everyone and welcome to the Sunday morning edition of Brewer Daily News. Yesterday, the Surprise Saguaros (16-10-1) lost once again to the Mesa Solar Sox (15-11-1) in the Arizona Fall League, but the Saguaros still hold onto first place in their division despite the two recent losses.
The Solar Sox’s Matt Purke did well in his victory over the Saguaros yesterday. Mandatory Credit: Brad Barr-USA TODAY Sports
The Saguaros were on the wrong end of a 9-4 game yesterday against the Solar Sox. Will Roberts (Cleveland Indians) made the start for the Saguaros and was blasted, receiving his second loss. Roberts lasted only three innings and was tagged for eight runs on 10 hits, no walks and struck out three.
For the Solar Sox, Matt Purke made the start and picked up his third win. Purke pitched four innings and gave up two runs on five hits, two walks and struck out three. Reliever Jeff Urlaub surrendered two runs in an inning pitched during the ninth on three hits and one strikeout.
Offense wise, the Saguaros were limited to just four runs on nine hits. Left fielder Henry Urrutia (Baltimore Orioles) went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and a run scored. Catcher Jorge Alfaro (Texas Rangers) was 1-for-2 with an RBI while designated hitter Michael Ohlman (Orioles) was 1-for-4 and drove in a run. The Brewers’ Mitch Haniger did not get a hit in four at-bats and struck out twice,
Today the Saguaros have the day off before they play the Scottsdale Scorpions (10-17) on Monday afternoon as they head into the final few days of the Arizona Fall League.
In Brewers’ news around the web, Noah Jarosh of Brew Crew Ball looks at a possible trade of Norichika Aoki to the New York Mets. At MLB Reports, Chuck Booth takes a glance at the Brewers’ payroll going forward.