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Joe Wieland strikes out 9, Oklahoma City wins 4th straight

Oklahoma City won their fourth straight game with a solid outing by Joe Wieland and Great Lakes makes it two for two on the road.

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Oklahoma City won their fourth straight game with a solid outing by Wieland and Great Lakes makes it two for two on the road.

Player of the day

Joe Wieland made his first start of the year and he pitched five innings in picking up his first win for Oklahoma City. Wieland scattered three hits, one home run and three runs (two earned), struck out nine and walked one.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City's bullpen continued their good work. Freddy Garcia and Adam Liberatore shut down the Nashville Sounds (Athletics) in the last four innings with Liberatore picking up his first save.

Buck Britton had a two-run triple and Austin Barnes doubled and scored twice.

Double-A Tulsa

Corey Seager went 4 for 4 but that wasn't enough as the Drillers were doubled up by Corpus Christi Hooks (Astros) 6-3. Seager finished the day hitting .550 (11 for 20) in the young season and he also has four multi-hit games.  Brandon Dixon had two hits, a home run and a double.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

Despite coming back from a three-run deficit, the Quakes eventually lost in 10 innings, 7-6 to the Inland Empire 66ers (Angels).  In the 9th inning, the Quakes tied the game on a Paul Hoenecke single.  But in the bottom of the 10th, two Quakes errors led to bases-loaded walk-off single for the 66ers.

Kyle Farmer hit his first home run and went 3 for 5. Joey Curletta also went 3 for 5 with two doubles.

Low Class-A Great Lakes

The Loons and West Michigan Whitecaps (Tigers) were tied 4-4 going to the top of the 9th inning and then Justin Chigbogu hit his first home run that ultimately gave the Loons the 5-4 win.

2014 first round pick Grant Holmes started and he was responsible for all four runs in his 3⅔ innings.  Holmes also allowed five hits, two walks and struck out four.

Jeff Brigham was the pitching star for the Loons. Brigham was drafted by the Dodgers in the fourth round in 2014 and in his 3 innings, he struck out six, walked one and gave up one hit.

Chigbogu also doubled and Yadir Drake hit his second double of the year.


Relief pitcher Ryan Webb was released by the Dodgers on Monday and he later signed a minor league contract with the Cleveland Indians

Monday box scores

Oklahoma City 5, Nashville 3

Corpus Christi 6, Tulsa 3

Inland Empire 7, Rancho Cucamonga 6

Great Lakes 5, West Michigan 4

Tuesday schedule & pitchers

9:05 a.m. PT: Great Lakes (Trevor Oaks) at West Michigan (Fernando Perez)

10:05 a.m.: Tulsa (Chris Anderson) vs. Corpus Christi (Aaron West)

5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Scott Baker) vs. Nashville (Chris Bassitt)

7:05 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Jose De Leon) at Inland Empire (Chris Ellis)