The Mesa Solar Sox defeated the Phoenix Desert Dogs 5-1 to improve to 7-9. This was their third straight win.
Baysox outfielder Xavier Avery batted ninth and played left field. He went 1-3 with a run scored and an RBI. He also stole his fourth base of the season. He is currently hitting .179. Avery also had an outfield assist, gunning down a baserunner at second.
Left-handed pitcher Cole McCurry pitched an inning of relief allowing one hit but striking out three. He lowered his ERA to 9.45.
Right-handed pitcher Sean Gleason pitched 1 1/3 innings giving up three hits and an earned run. He is struggling this Fall, sporting a 12.79 ERA.
Right-handed pitcher Armando Gabino who pitched for the Norfolk Tides pitched an inning of relief, only giving up one hit. After two appearances, he has pitched two innings giving up two hits but has an ERA of 0.00.
Left-handed pitcher Pedro Viola pitched 1/3 of an inning of relief. In four appearances so far in the Dominican League, Viola has yet to allow a run.
Third baseman Carlos R Rojas went 2-for-3 with a walk yesterday in his second game of the Venezuelan League season. He improved his average to .333. This season Rojas split time between Bowie and Norfolk, combining for a .204 average in 107 games.
Shortstop Cesar Izturis went 1-for-1 with four walks in his Venezuelan League debut. The only negative from the game for Izturis is that he was caught stealing.