RANCHO CUCAMONGA ---- The Storm (Padres) just cannot win at LoanMart Field, on Saturday night, the Quakes won 9-4 and the Quakes are now 14-0 against the Storm at their home park.
Outfielder Kyle Garlick, who was just called up on Friday, went 3-for-3 with a two-run home run and three runs scored.
The Quakes jumped out to an early lead, in the first, after one out, Alex Verdugo lined a single to right and Johan Mieses walked. Cody Bellinger singled in Verdugo but then Bellinger got caught between first and second. During the rundown. Mieses breaks for home and beats the throw home to make it 2-0.
In the second, Garlick doubled and later scored on a double by Tyler Ogle. Tim Locastro doubled home Ogle to increase the lead to four runs.
Garlick hit a two-run home run, his first in the California League and Tyler Ogle would single in another run.
Verdugo would go 3-for-5, Paul Hoenecke and Ogle each had two hits.
Johnathan Richy started for Quakes and pitched six innings. Richy gave up three runs, eight hits, and struck out five. A.J. Vanegas pitched a scoreless seventh while giving up three walks and striking out two.
Josh Sborz, who was picked 74th overall by the Dodgers in the 2015 draft, made his California League debut and pitched the final two innings. Sborz gave up a run and two hits and was the beneficiary of nifty double play to end the game.
Sborz, who is still slated to be a starting pitcher, will pitch out of the bullpen for the Quakes, his appearances will be one or two innings.