Player Of The Day
Jordan Paroubeck is hitting .344/.408/.531 in 16 games with Ogden. The 20-year old outfielder has split time with the Raptors and AZL Dodgers since being traded to the Dodgers in early July. On Monday, Paroubeck got on base six times, with a home run and three walks.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
Julio Urias made his AAA debut on Monday night against the Iowa Cubs. Urias left with a no decision but unfortunately after tying game 3-3, the Cubs scored six runs to go on and win 9-3. The win brought the Cubs within three games of the Dodgers.
Urias retired the first two batters but then Urias lost his command and walked four of the next six batters. Urias saw former Dodger Mike Baxter single in two runs before Urias struck out his opposing pitcher to end the inning.
Urias pitched one inning, allowing three runs, two hits, four walks and struck out two.
Kyle Jensen tied the game in the bottom of the first with a three-run home run.
After Juan Jaime pitched two scoreless innings, Chris Anderson allowed three runs (two earned) in two innings of work to get the loss. Carlos Frias gave up two runs in his two innings of work. Daniel Coulombe gave up a run to end the scoring.
Darwin Barney went 2-for-4; Corey Seager was 1-for-3 with a walk.
The Drillers have had several good starting pitchers on their roster this season but on Monday night, it was the Cardinals starter Corey Baker who pitched a gem, beating the Drillers 6-0. Baker pitched a complete game and scattered three hits and a walk.
Ross Stripling pitched 5⅔ innings and gave up four runs, seven hits, one walk and struck out five. Caleb Dirks gave up two runs in ⅓ inning.
Jeremy Rathjen doubled in four at bats. Ross Stripling was 1-for-1.
Low Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons beat the Whitecaps (Tigers) 5-1 on Monday. Andrew Sopko pitched five solid innings, giving up one run, three hits and struck out four.
Luis De Paula and Derrick Sylvester pitched the last four innings allowing no runs and just three hits combined.
Logan Landon went 3-for-5 with a two-run home run. Matt Beaty and Nick Sell each had two hits.
Brian Wolfe singled in the seventh inning to extend his hitting streak to 19 games.
Rookie - Pioneer League - Ogden
The Raptors defeated the Owlz (Angels) 7-1 on Monday. By winning their seventh straight game, the Raptors moved into solo first place of their division.
Solid pitching by Jairo Pacheco, Colin Hering, MJ Villegas and Clint Freeman held the Owlz to just one run and seven hits.
And the offense matched their pitching performance, five players, Gage Green, Michael Medina, Scott De Jong, Edwin Rios, and Kelvin Ramos each had two hits. Player of the day Jordan Paroubeck was 3-for-5 with a home run and three walks.
Triple-A: Dodgers recalled catcher Austin Barnes from Oklahoma City; pitchers Julio Urias and Eric Stults and catcher Ali Solis were assigned to Oklahoma City from Tulsa.
Double-A: Pitchers Steve Smith and Randy Fontanez assigned to Tulsa from Oklahoma City.
Low Class-A: Pitcher Nolan Long assigned to Great Lakes from AZL Dodgers; placed pitcher Cameron Palmer on the temporarily inactive list.
Rookie: Pitchers Casey Mulholland, Lenix Osuna, and Hector Rodriguez and infielder Chris Godinez assigned to AZL Dodgers from Ogden; pitchers Gregor Mora and Brian Bass and infielder Brendon Davis assigned to Ogden from AZL Dodgers.
Monday box scores
2:35 p.m. PT: Oklahoma City (TBD, TBD) vs. Iowa (Carlos Pimentel, TBD)
4:05 p.m. Great Lakes (Isaac Anderson) vs. West Michigan (Spencer Turnbull)
5:05 p.m.: Tulsa (TBD) vs. NW Arkansas (Royals) (Brooks Pounders)
6:00 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Trevor Oaks) at Lake Elsinore (Padres) (Travis Radke)
6:15 p.m.: Ogden (Adam Bray) at Idaho Falls (Royals) (TBD)