Chris Bassitt lowers fall ERA to 0.93


Sep 3, 2014; Minneapolis, MN, USA; Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Chris Bassitt (61) delivers a pitch in the eighth inning against the Minnesota Twins at Target Field. The Twins won 11-4. Mandatory Credit: Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports

Chicago White Sox prospect Chris Bassitt lowered his Arizona Fall League ERA to under 1.00 with another scoreless outing, this time against the Scottsdale Scorpions.

For the Glendale Desert Dogs on Monday, Bassitt pitched 2.2 innings of relief, allowing no runs on two hits and two walks. Bassitt struck out three with a 0.93 ERA in four appearances.

In his 9.2 innings pitched this fall, Bassitt has allowed just one earned run and had collected 13 strikeouts.

The Desert Dogs lost to the Scorpions, 7-3, where Glendale had nine hits and the Scorpions totaled 10 hits. Also on Monday, Tim Anderson was 1-for-4 with a double, two RBIs and two strikeouts. For the fall he is batting .324.

Jefferson Olacio also pitched in relief for the Desert Dogs. In his one inning of relief, Olacio allowed one run (unearned) on two hits and one walk.

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For the fall, the Desert Dogs are 5-5-1 overall.

Before Tuesday’s games, the AFL standings are:

Salt River Rafters (8-3-1)
Scottsdale Scorpions (6-6)
Mesa Solar Sox (5-6)

Surprise Saguaros (6-6)
Glendale Desert Dogs (5-5-1)
Peoira Javelinas (3-7-2)