A Pair of Slams in Monday Action

October 27, 2009 by  

az_hardballThe Phoenix Desert Dogs begin their week with a victory over the Mesa Solar Sox at Phoenix Municipal Stadium. The Phoenix team would get off to an early lead by knocking in three runs in the first inning of play. A three-run shot by Grant Desme would score three runs taking the Desert Dogs into the second inning. The Sox would score a few more runs to tie the game by the beginning of the fourth inning. In the bottom of the fourth Phoenix would regain the lead, driving in two, off of a sac fly and an RBI single. Mesa would come back to tie the game in the top of the ninth. In the bottom of the ninth inning, Rays’ prospect and catcher Nevin Ashley would hit a walk-off grand slam home run to secure the Desert Dogs victory in a close game.

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Thr Peoria Saguaros would continue their winning as they return from their early season slump to defeat the second place Scorpions in Scottsdale. Saguaro pitching would have another excellent day as they held the Scorpions scoreless through seven. The Saguaros would score two runs in the fifth to be the first team on the board. The two runs would score on a Lance Zawadzki triple and a passed ball. The Saguaros would then have an explosive eighth inning as Chris Heisey homers and Jonathan Gatson hits a grand slam for a total of six runs in the inning. Peoria was able to hold on to the lead as they defeat Scottsdale by a score of 10 to 2.

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In the final game of the day, there would be no grand slams as the Javelinas keep in close with the Rafters with their seventh victory of the season. In a game where the hitters were deemed powerless, there were only a total of three runs scored. The Javelinas would score with a Jordan Danks RBI single in the bottom of the third and an Andrew Lambo RBI single in the fifth. The Rafters would score their lone run in the top of the eighth off of a walk by Zach Braddock with the bases loaded. Surprise pitching would combine for a total of eight strikeouts as the Saguaros would counter with ten of their own.

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