10/21 AFL & Samardzija update
Starlin Castro went 4-for-5 with one RBI and scored two runs in the Mesa Solar Sox’s 14-10 loss to the Peoria Javelinas Tuesday in Arizona Fall League play. Castro, 19, was batting .522 so far. The Solar Sox travel to Scottsdale on Wednesday.
In the Mexican League on Tuesday, Jeff Samardzija gave up four unearned runs over three innings in Mexicali’s 6-4 win over Guasave. Samardzija was making his third start, and he walked one, gave up four hits, and struck out six. He now has a 1.38 ERA in three games.
— Carrie Muskat