Oklahoma City was the only Dodgers' full-season club to win on Saturday, although the Arizona Dodgers also pulled out an impressive victory
Player of the day
Carlos Rincon, who spent the first month and a half of his season in the Dominican Summer League, connected on two homers and doubled in just his second game with the Arizona Dodgers. Signed for a reported $350,000 out of the Dominican Republic in 2015, the 18-year-old outfielder was hitting .364 with six long balls before his promotion to Arizona.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City scored four runs in the first inning, then held on for a 4-3 win over the Zephyrs (Marlins). The OKC offense couldn't have started any better as Micah Johnson and Drew Maggi began the game with back-to-back doubles, then Will Venable singled to drive in a run. Rob Segedin then homered to complete the scoring for the Dodgers before an out was recorded.
Starting pitcher Jharel Cotton tied his season high with seven innings pitched, recording the win by allowing seven hits and three runs while punching out seven. Jacob Rhame recorded his sixth save by getting the final two outs of the contest.
The Drillers were shutout on Saturday, falling to the Travelers (Angels) 3-0. The offense managed just three singles in this game, one of them coming from Jacob Scavuzzo who also stole a base.
Tulsa starter Lisalvero Bonilla threw quite well in the loss as he allowed just four hits and two runs over seven frames. Bonilla also struck out seven and walked just one. Gus Schlosser gave up a run in relief, although is ERA is still a solid 2.00 for the season.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes scored in just one inning as they fell to the Storm (Padres) 5-2. The bottom of the Rancho Cucamonga batting order drove in both runs, while first baseman Matt Beaty went 3-for-4 to lead the offense.
Despite the loss Tommy Bergjans struck out eight over five frames, allowing just two earned runs (although he also permitted three unearned runs). Adam Bray was great in relief as he punched out four over two hitless frames.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons recorded just one extra base hit on Saturday as they were defeated by the LumberKings (Mariners), 5-1. Logan Landon's double led the offense as nobody else in the lineup had more than a single in this game.
Great Lakes starter Caleb Ferguson struck out seven over five frames, but he also allowed four runs on six hits. Brian Bass tossed three innings of relief and permitted two hits and a run.
Rookie - Ogden
The Raptors got crushed by the Osprey (Diamondbacks) on Saturday 12-1. Starter Nolan Long had one of his worst outings of the year as he allowed nine hits and eight runs over four frames. He did strike out seven, however, and walked just one. Jairo Pacheco also struggled in this game as he permitted four runs in relief.
The Ogden offense was limited as they collected just two extra base hits. Ibandel Isabel was 2-for-4 with a double, while Brock Carpenter also had a two-bagger in the loss.
Rookie - AZL Dodgers
The AZL Dodgers shutout the Rangers 5 to 0 on Saturday thanks to great pitching and timely hitting. A rehabbing Alfredo Figaro started the game with two shutout innings, then Leonardo Crawford did the rest of the work as the 19 year old permitted just two hits over the final seven frames.
Player of the day Rincon drove in three of the Dodger runs thanks to a pair of homers, but Gavin Lux also contributed with three hits, including a triple.
Dominican Summer League
Both Dominican teams won on Saturday, one of them coming after a 15-inning affair. The Dodgers1 team beat the Twins 2-1 on a walk-off single by Daniel Padilla, while the Dodgers2 team finished off the Athletics 3-1 with two runs in the top of the 15th.
Triple-A: With pitcher Ross Stripling now back with the Dodgers, utility man Zach Walters was added back to the Oklahoma City roster on Saturday..
11:05 a.m. PT - Clinton (Pedro Vasquez) at Great Lakes (Wes Helsabeckc)
4:05 p.m. - New Orleans (Kendry Flores) at Oklahoma City (Trevor Oaks)
4:05 p.m. - Ogden (Roberth Fernandez) at Missoula (Pierce Romero)
4:10 p.m. - Tulsa (Jeremy Kehrt) at Arkansas (Jordan Kipper)
5:00 p.m. - Rancho Cucamonga (Issac Anderson) at Lake Elsinore (Thomas Dorminy)