Only one Dodgers' affiliate above rookie ball won on Wednesday, with four losses in seven games overall.
Player of the day
Noah Perio launched a pair of homers for the second time in his career, finishing the night with four RBIs for High-A Rancho. The 24-year-old Perio has hit well since joining the Quakes going 10-for-27 (.370) with three homers and 10 RBIs in six games.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Express (Rangers) tagged Dodgers' starter Gus Schlosser for eight hits and six runs over the first three innings, doing all their damage early on. Schlosser was making his first start of the season in spot duty.
After Round Rock jumped out to the big lead, the Dodgers settled down on the mound retiring the final 21 batters of the game consecutively. Josh Ravin tossed two perfect innings with three strikeouts in his first game back from his 80-game suspension.
Corey Brown smashed his fifth homer in five days and 18th overall on the season to bring the Dodgers with two runs late. But the offense could only muster seven scattered hits on the night and ultimately fell short. Brown has now hit a homer in eight of his last 19 games.
The Drillers had nothing going on offense Wednesday with only three hits and no runs in a 2-0 loss to the Cardinals. Starter Seth Frankoff was cruising until he surrendered two runs in the sixth inning on a solo homer and a run-scoring single. Frank off struck out a total of seven while giving up just one walk and five hits in five and two-thirds innings of work.
The offense struggled going just 3-for-29 on the night for the Drillers against Cardinals' starter Daniel Poncedeleon as the Redbirds swept the three-game set from the Drillers.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes jumped all over the Ports (Athletics) early and often up in Stockton. Perio slugged a two-run shot in the first inning for an early lead. Johan Mieses hit his team-leading 20th homer in the second inning while Perio went deep again with another two-run homer in the third, giving Rancho a 5-1 advantage.
The game would be busted wide open in the sixth when Mieses, Ariel Sandoval, Garrett Kennedy and Erick Mejia all combined to drive in five more runs. Rancho took a 10-3 lead that they wouldn't surrender, holding on for a 10-6 victory.
Starter Felipe Gonzalez lasted just four and two-thirds innings for Rancho, giving up three runs on five hits while striking out six and walking only one. Yaisel Sierra threw two innings of scoreless relief bringing his ERA as a reliever to 2.57.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons dropped an 8-2 drubbing at the hands of the Captains (Indians). Loons' starter pitched well, allowing just two runs on nine hits in five innings of work. The left-hander struck out five and walked none and would give way with the Loons down 2-1 after five innings.
Great Lakes offense sputtered at the plate with only two runs and three his, going 0-for-6 with runners in scoring position. The Captains added three runs in each of the eighth and ninth innings to win going away.
Pioneer - Ogden
The Raptors were off on Wednesday due to the All-Star break.
Arizona League - AZL Dodgers
2016 third-round pick Dustin May made his longest start for the AZL Dodgers, striking out four over four scoreless innings. Deven Smeltzer, the Dodgers' 2016 fifth-round pick, allowed four straight hits in the eight and was charged with three runs without recording an out. The Dodgers wouldn't recover from the late collapse, losing 3-2 to the AZL Dodgers.
Infielder Christian Santana slugged his second homer of the season for the Dodgers.
Dominican Summer League - Dodgers One & Dodgers Two
The Dodgers One took down the Mariners One behind six shutout innings from right-hander Jose Chacin. The 19-year old allowed only two hits while striking out four and walking only one. Infielder Oneil Cruz was three-for-four at the plate.
Dodgers Two pounded out 11 hits including a two-run shot off the bat of outfielder Federico Giordani to outlast the Phillies by the score of 7-6. Four Dodgers had two hits in the game.
Triple-A: RHP Gus Schlosser assigned to Oklahoma City Dodgers from Tulsa Drillers.
Class-A: Ibandel Isabel assigned to Great Lakes Loons from Ogden Raptors.
Rookie: Nick Yarnall assigned to Ogden Raptors from AZL Dodgers.
Misja Harcksen assigned to Ogden Raptors from AZL Dodgers.
Chris Mathewson assigned to Ogden Raptors from AZL Dodgers.
Conor Costello assigned to Ogden Raptors from AZL Dodgers.
7:30 a.m. PT - DSL Mariners 1 at DSL Dodgers 1
7:30 a.m. - DSL Dodgers 2 at DSL Phillies
4:05 p.m. - Lake County (Trevor Foss) at Great Lakes (Mitchell White)
5:05 p.m. - Round Rock (TBD) at Oklahoma City (Trevor Oaks)
5:05 p.m. - Tulsa (Scot Barlow) at NW Arkansas (Yender Caramo)
6:05 p.m. - Ogden (TBD) at Billings (Scott Moss)
7:05 p.m. - Rancho Cucamonga (Wes Helsabeck) at High Desert (TBD)