After winning their first two games, the Scorpions of Scottsdale lost three straight, including a loss to #1 draft pick Stephen Strasburg (Phoenix) on Friday evening, before evening up their record at 3-3 last night.
In the 7-4 loss to Phoenix, Steve Susdorf, blasted his first homer of the Fall off of Baltimore prospect Eddie Gamboa. Susdorf was 1-4 on the evening. Domonic Brown was 1-4 with a run scored and a double on Friday evening. Edgar Garcia took the loss in his second game on the hill, giving up three runs over his 2 innings of work on 3 hits. He walked 2 and struck out 3. Michael Schwimer pitched a scoreless 8th for Scottsdale, yielding just a hit.
Scottsdale lost once again Saturday evening, 9-5 to Pao Javelinas 9-5. Troy Hanzawa saw his first Fall League action, going 0-1 with a walk. Steve Susdorf took an “ofer”, going 0-4 with a walk, while Tuffy Gosewisch had his second multi hit game in as many starts going 2-5. Hitting third, Domonic Brown was 2-4 with an RBI and two walks.
On Monday evening, Scottsdale was led in their 7-4 win by Domonic Brown who was 2-5, including his second homer of the young Fall League season, off of Rangers prospect Evan Reed. The back end of the Scottsdale bullpen included Michael Schwimer who threw 2 shutout innings, and was followed by Scott Mathieson who threw a scoreless ninth. Additionally, Edgar Garcia saw an inning of work in the 4th and left without yielding a run or a hit.
Hitters: Domonic Brown .320/.414/.680 in 25 at bats. 2 HR 5 RBI, 1 SB. Steve Susdorf, .077/.143/.308 in 13 AB’s. with 1 HR and 1 RBI. Tuffy Gosewisch, ..444/.444/.444 in 9 AB’s, Troy Hanzawa, 0-1.
Pitchers: Mike Cisco, 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 2 IP. 1 hit, 2 walks, 3 strikeouts; 1.50 WHIP. Edgar Garcia, 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA in 5IP. 4H, 4BB, 5K, 1.60 WHIP. Scott Mathieson, 0-0 with a 0.00 ERA in 3 IP. 1H, 2BB, 2K. 1.00 WHIP. Michael Schwimer, 0-0 with a 2.25 ERA in 4 IP. 4H, 2BB, 4K, 1.50 WHIP.