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MiLB Dodger Recap 8/18/10 - Teen Spirit Garcia Explodes while Martin continues to implode

AAA – Isotopes lost 4 - 3 but Ely pitched a solid game going eight innings. This was the second good game in a row for Ely. Cory Wade finished up with a perfect 9th inning. DeJesus had two hits but the offense has been quiet for a while now.

 

AA – Lookouts blasted their way to a 10 - 7 victory with Jerry Sands leading the way. Sands rediscovered his home run stroke, sending two shots over the fence, including a three run bomb. Will Savage was rocked in the starting role but 20 year old Javier Solano saved the day with two innings of shut out relief (4 K's) to pick up the win. 

 

High A Ethan Martin started the game and recorded one out.

  • Daniel Robertson doubles (20) on a fly ball to right fielder Scott Van Slyke.
  • Cole Figueroa walks.
  • Vincent Belnome walks. Daniel Robertson to 3rd. Cole Figueroa to 2nd.
  • Jaff Decker hits a grand slam (17) to right field. Daniel Robertson scores. Cole Figueroa scores. Vincent Belnome scores.
  • Cody Decker strikes out swinging.
  • Allan Dykstra walks.
  • Jesus Lopez walks. Allan Dykstra to 2nd.
  • Jhonaldo Pozo singles on a ground ball to right fielder Scott Van Slyke. Allan Dykstra to 3rd. Jesus Lopez to 2nd.

The 66ers went on to lose 12 - 2.  Maybe Logan White made the wrong call on moving Martin from a power hitting 3rd baseman to a shitty pitcher. Or maybe he would have sucked at both aspects of the game. What we do know, is that hitters are having no problem knocking the crap out of his 1st round stuff.  I'm sure I'll be accused of exaggerating his ineptitude, so you decide. Since July 10th, he's pitched 27 innings, given up 33 runs on 43 hits, and 35 walks. Along with eight home runs. But you say it is the California League, you are expecting to much. And I reply so why was the opposing pitcher able to hold us to two runs if the league is the problem and not Martin? You reply, because our lineup is total crap. And I reply, yeah but.......

 

A – Webster took the mound and gave another mediocre performance going five innings, giving up seven hits and three runs. His control was good with nary a walk compared to four strike outs. Nick Gaudi fresh up from Ogden hurled three spotless innings but the Loons still fell 4 - 2.

 

Rookie Ogden – One day after hitting a three run walk off home run, 18 year old Jonathan Garcia upped the ante by slugging two solo home runs, leading the Raptors to a 14 - 4 victory. Coyle, Lemmerman, and Dean all had three hits, while Nick Akins slugged his 10th home run. Ozoria garned the victory but was not particularly effective giving up four runs in 5 2/3 innings.

 

Rookie Arizona – No box score?

 

DSL

 

Albuquerque Isotopes Box Score

Chattanooga Lookouts Box Score

Inland Empire 66ers Box Score

Ogden Raptors Box Score

Great Lake Loons Box Score

http://firstinning.com/daily/la

http://www.minorleaguesplits.com/dodgers-recap.html

http://www.minorleaguesplits.com/milb-recap.html



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