Player of the day
2015 draft pick Matt Beaty (12th round) went 4-for-6 and stole a base. Beaty is hitting .347 and has walked and struck out eight times in 83 plate appearances.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
Thursday's game at the Sky Sox (Brewers] was postponed due to weather, the teams will attempt to play a doubleheader on Friday.
The Drillers saw the Hooks (Astros) score three runs in the ninth to walk-off with a 8-7 win. Jeremy Horst gave up three hits, two walks plus one huge error by Kyle Farmer to produce the three runs.
Prior to the ninth inning activites, Ross Stripling continued his rehab and on Thursday. Stripling had his shortest outing this season, pitching three innings, giving up four runs, four hits, two walks and struck out three.
The Drillers hit four home runs, Peter Lavin, Brian Burgamy, and Lars Anderson each had a solo home run and Jarek Cunningham hit a three-run home run.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The JetHawks (Astros) had a 5-0 lead and then a 7-2 lead but the Quakes were still able to bring the tying run up before losing 7-5. With two out in the ninth, the Quakes tried to comeback, Jacob Scavuzzo singled, Cody Bellinger doubled him home and Erisbel Arruebarrena singled home Bellinger. Brandon Dixon came up as the tying run but he flew out to end the game.
John Richy started for the Quakes and in his 5 IP, Richy allowed five runs (three earned), nine hits, three walks and struck out six.
Scavuzzo, Arruebarrena and Dixon each had two hits. Bellinger's double was his 24th of the season.
Low Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons and Lugnuts (Blue Jays) went 15 innings and Loons infielder Jimmy Allen gave up a solo home run by Juan Kelly that proved to be the difference in the Lugnut's 6-5 win over the Loons.
The Loons had used five other pitchers before Allen pitched the fifteenth inning. Bubby Rossman had just pitched three perfect innings with three strikeouts. Allen started off well with a strikeout but alas, Allen was bitten with the home run bug and the game was lost.
The Loons had 16 hits but were only 5-for-17 with RISP. Alex Verdugo just keeps piling up the hits, Verdugo went 3-for-6. Kyle Garlick, Alex Santana, Julian Leon, and Kelvin Ramos each had two hits.
The Raptors beat the Osprey (Diamondbacks) 6-2 on Thursday night. Jake Henson had two hits and drove in three runs, Nick Dean was 2-for-4 with two runs scored.
Five Raptor pitchers threw against the Osprey, 2015 Draft pick Kevin Brown (9th round) pitched a scoreless inning with one walk and two strikeouts.
The Dodgers scored two runs early and made those stand up as the Dodgers beat the Orioles 2-1. Dodger pitchers Rawel Peralta, Gregorio Sequera and Angel Bautista collectively gave up just that one run, five hits, two walks and struck out nine.
In the second inning, Frank Sanchez led off with a double and one out later, scored on a triple by Luis Paz. Paz would score the eventual winning run on a wild pitch.
Triple-A: Activated pitcher Joe Wieland from the 7-day disabled list.
Class-A: Placed picher Brock Stewart on the 7-day disabled list; pitcher Juan Jaime assigned to Rancho Cucamonga from Ogden.
Thursday box scores
4:05 p.m. PT: Great Lakes (Trevor Oaks) at Fort Wayne (Padres) (Dinelson Lamet)
4:05 p.m. Oklahoma City (Joe Wieland and Deck McGuire) at Colorado Springs (Nick Additon and Tyler Thornburg)
5:05 p.m.: Tulsa (Jose De Leon) at Corpus Christi (Chris Devenski)
6:00 p.m.: Ogden (Jairo Pacheco) at Great Falls (Brannon Easterling)
7 p.m.: AZL Reds at AZL Dodgers
7:05 p.m.: Lancaster (Bryan Radziewski) at Rancho Cucamonga (Luis De Paula)