In the kickoff to the Arizona Fall League, the Peoria Saguaros - home to six Astros prospects - lost to Scottsdale 8-4 last night. (German Duran was initially on the Saguaros, but now is not. Investigation will continue.)
But four prospects were in the game last night. How'd they do?
-Batting leadoff, Jon Gaston went 0x3 with 2K:2BB, 1 run, 1SB (and advanced to third on a throwing error)
-Batting sixth, Jason Castro went 1x3 with 1K:1BB. He was HBPed in the 6th and got doubled off 2nd on a fly out by Carlos Rivero.
-Pitching the 4th/5th inninngs, Chia-Jen Lo came in with the bases loaded and threw 2IP, 0H/0ER (one runner scored on a groundout), 2K, HBP, 16/25 pitches for strikes, 3 groundouts-1 flyout. Struck out Giants' 2010 C1 Buster Posey.
-Pitching the 7th inning, Danny Meszaros threw 1IP, 0H/0ER, 1K, 6/6 pitches for strikes, 2 groundouts. Got Posey to groundout, leading off the 7th inning.