The top three Dodger affiliates won on the Fourth of July. Great Lakes lost and Ogden went down on a tenth inning walk-off grand slam. The Dominican Summer League teams split.
Player of the day
Chase De Jong did not enjoy April. In 25 innings, De Jong gave up 15 runs (13 earned), 23 hits, eight walks and struck out 23.
However, in May and June, De Jong pitched 59⅓ innings, gave up 13 runs (10 earned), 35 hits, 17 walks while striking out 54.
On Monday, De Jong started July like he finished June, pitching six innings and giving up a run, three hits and a walk. He also struck out six.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Dodgers defeated the Sky Sox (Brewers) 7-2 on Monday. Logan Bawcom made his third start of the season for the Dodgers and gave up just a run in four innings pitched. Mike Bolsinger followed and he got the win with Grant Dayton pitching the final two innings.
The Dodgers had 14 hits, Charlie Culberson and Andrew Toles each had three hits. Toles hit the Dodgers only home run and he also doubled and singled. Starter Logan Bawcom was 2-for-2 with a triple.
The Drillers scored seven unearned runs on their way to a 10-2 win over Hooks (Astros). The Hooks committed four errors and they all led to runs being scored.
The Drillers also had 14 hits, Wille Calhoun, Kyle Garlick, and Shawn Zarraga each had two hits. Jacob Scavuzzo led the team with three hits.
Player of the day Chase De Jong won his ninth game of the year, Chris Anderson, Daniel Corcino and Joe Broussard each pitched an inning to finish the game.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes won their fifth straight game, this time beating the 66ers (Angels) 5-2 in the first game of their series. Andrew Sopko won his ninth game of the season. He pitched six innings and gave up two runs, three hits, two walks and struck out five. Derrick Sylvester and Kevin Brown closed it out with Brown recording his second save.
Ariel Sandoval got the Quakes on the board with his first California League home run.
Edwin Rios played in part in both Quakes runs in the sixth, Rios tripled in Mike Ahmed and then scored on a sacrifice fly off the bat of Matt Beaty.
Erick Mejia singled in Garrett Kennedy to finish off the Quakes scoring.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons had a brief lead but then the Whitecaps (Tigers) scored five runs in the bottom of fourth to take a three-run lead. The Loons could not come back and they lost 8-5.
Imani Abdullah gave up six runs and 10 hits in 3⅓ innings.
The Loons had 11 hits, Darien Tubbs, Noah Perio, and Matt Jones had two hits each.
Rookie - Ogden
The Raptors battled back to tie the Chukars with a run in the ninth inning only to lose 16-12 when Meibrys Viloria hit a walk-off grand slam.
The Raptors scored seven runs in the second inning and yet trailed by two runs going to the seventh inning. A three-run rally gave them a brief lead until the Chukars scored two more runs. A double by D.J. Peters scored the tying run in the ninth.
All five Raptor pitchers gave up at least one run.
Rookie - Arizona
The AZL Dodgers were off on the 4th of July.
Dominican Summer League - Dodgers1 and Dodgers2
Rookie: Ogden activated second baseman Samuel Ortiz from the 7-day disabled list.
4:00 p.m. PT - Great Lakes (Michael Boyle) at West Michigan (Beau Burrows)
4:05 p.m. - Tulsa (Tim Shibuya) at Corpus Christi (Keegan Yuhl)
5:05 p.m. - Colorado Springs (Tyler Cravy) at Oklahoma City (Brock Stewart)
6:00 p.m. - Ogden (Jairo Pacheco) at Idaho Falls (TBD)
7:00 p.m. - AZL White Sox at AZL Dodgers
7:05 p.m. - Rancho Cucamonga (Yaisel Sierra) at Inland Empire (TBD)