10/4 Vitters hits two HRs in AFL opener
Josh Vitters hit two home runs and drove in five in the Mesa Solar Sox’s 12-8 loss to the Phoenix Desert Dogs on Tuesday in the Arizona Fall League opener. Vitters, who started at first, is playing in the AFL for the third straight year. He went 2-for-4, hitting a three-run homer in the third and a two-run homer in the fifth. DJ LeMahieu was 0-for-2 with two walks and scored two runs. Junior Lake was the DH, and 0-for-3. Marcus Hatley gave up one run on three hits over 1 1/3 innings in relief.
— Carrie Muskat