Phoenix Desert Dogs (2-2):
Last Game: Scottsdale 11, D-Dogs 8
-Scottsdale put up eight on the D-Dogs early, and never looked back as the Scorpions rolled, 11-8. Detroit prospect Virgil Vasquez was charged with eight runs, all earned, on nine hits in 1.2 innings of work, putting Phoenix in a hole that they never climbed out of. No Devil Ray prospect took the mound in the game. Fernando Perez was held hitless for Phoenix, but Ben Zobrist scored four times on three walks and a hit, and Wes Bankston went 1 for 5, singling in Zobrist in the ninth for his only hit of the day. Bankston left in the ninth inning with what is being called an injured leg. No further details were given. Zobrist also made his second error of the AFL season, a throwing mistake. Scottsdale plated three in the top of the eighth to extend a lead which had shrunk to just one, and held on in the ninth for the win.
How Our Guys Did:
SS Ben Zobrist: 1-2, 4 RS, 3 BB, E (2, throw)
1B Wes Bankston: 1-5, 2 RBI, K; left game in ninth with injured leg
CF Fernando Perez: 0-4, K, GIDP
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