Washington Nationals prospect Stephen Strasburg (1-0), the top pick in the 2009 MLB draft, tossed 3 1/3 scoreless innings to lead the Phoenix Desert Dogs to a 7-4 victory over the Scottsdale Scorpions in the Arizona Fall League.
Strasburg allowed two hits, struck out two batters and issued one walk. The 21-year-old right-hander threw 32 of his 50 pitches for strikes.
After losing the first game of the season, Phoenix is currently riding a three-game winning streak. The Desert Dogs are in first place in the AFL East Division.
Score: Phoenix Desert Dogs 7, Scottsdale Scorpions 4 (Box score)
Recap: Strasburg's debut was the primary storyline in tonight's game, but several Orioles prospects also made an impact in the final score.
Desert Dogs third baseman Josh Bell was 3-for-4 with a double, three RBIs and a run scored, while first baseman Brandon Snyder added two hits, a walk and three runs scored.
It was a rocky outing for Phoenix relief pitcher Eddie Gamboa.
After going 11-0 with a 1.08 ERA in 39 games at three different levels in the Orioles' minor league system in 2009, Gamboa gave up two runs (one earned) and two hits -- including a home run -- in 2 1/3 innings. He also committed a fielding error.
Orioles minor league relief pitcher Josh Perrault didn't allow any runs in 1 1/3 innings. The 27-year-old right-hander surrendered one hit and one walk in the outing.
Center fielder Matt Angle was 0-for-4 with a strikeout for Phoenix. The 24-year-old outfielder is now 0-for-7 in two games this season.
First baseman Brandon Waring and right-handers Brandon Erbe and Ryohei Tanaka did not play.
The Desert Dogs turned four double plays, and Snyder was a part of all of them.