The Phoenix Desert Dogs scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning, but their rally fell short in a 3-2 loss to the Peoria Saguaros in the Arizona Fall League.
Despite the loss, Phoenix is still in first place in the AFL East Division with a 12-8 record. The Desert Dogs are 4 1/2 games ahead of the Mesa Solar Sox and Scottsdale Scorpions, who are both 7-12 this season.
Phoenix Desert Dogs
Score: Peoria Saguaros 3, Phoenix Desert Dogs 2 (Box score)
Recap: Third baseman Brandon Waring was 1-for-4 with a run scored and two strikeouts for Phoenix.
Orioles minor league center fielder Matt Angle was hitless in four at-bats with two strikeouts for the Desert Dogs, but he picked up an RBI when he was hit by a pitch with two outs in the ninth.
Phoenix first baseman Brandon Snyder was 1-for-3 with a walk.
None of the other Orioles minor leaguers played for the Desert Dogs in the loss.