November 12, 2011 at 5:30 AM
11/12 Cup of Coffee: A 3 run third inning proved to be enough for the Scorpions as they defeated the Phoenix Desert Dogs 3-2 in 7 innings.
An Anthony Gose (TOR) single scored former Red Sox draft pick Yan Gomes (TOR) to put the Desert Dogs up 1-0 in the 2nd. The Scorpions answered right back in the 3rd scoring 3 runs to take the lead. Mike Trout (LAA) and Brandon Crawford (SF) each hit RBI singles, and Bryce Harper (WAS) extended his hitting streak to 16 games with an RBI double.
Jeremy Kehrt earned the victory throwing 2.0 innings allowing 2 hits and 1 run while walking 3 and striking out 1. Will Latimer followed him throwing 2.0 scoreless innings while walking 2 and striking out 1. Caleb Clay threw a perfect 5th inning as well to finish off a good night for Red Sox pitching prospects.
Alex Hassan got the start in right field going 1 for 3 with a single, and Ryan Dent played third base going 0 for 3.
The Scorpions resume play today at 3:35 EST in Surprise.