Strong pitching dominates the four Dodger affiliates games, Oklahoma City and Tulsa lose tough low-scoring games while Great Lakes and Rancho Cucamonga win their games in a less stressful manner.
Player of the day
Infielder Drew Jackson was 3-for-5 in the Quakes series-opening win in San Jose. Jackson hit his fifth home run of the season and this season he is hitting .265/.395/.480.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City Dodgers lost 3-1 to the Round Rock Express (Rangers) and thus lost a chance to get a four-game sweep of their series. Former Dodger farmhand Allen Webster pitched seven solid innings to pick up win against Oklahoma City.
Wilmer Font pitched 5⅓ innings and allowed two runs and four hits. Font struck out six. Josh Ravin pitched one inning and struck out two.
The Dodgers had six singles and no batter had more than one hit. The Dodgers scored their lone run when Brett Eibner tallied their one run while Max Muncy was being thrown out attempting to steal.
The Drillers and Springfield Cardinals did not do much damage at the plate on Tuesday, only one hit scored a run that day. But the Cardinals Eliezer Alvarez second home run of the season was enough for the Cardinals 1-0 win over the Drillers.
Andrew Sopko started for the Drillers and he allowed that run in his four innings pitched. Ivan Vietez pitched four scoreless innings and Michael Johnson followed with one inning with no runs allowed.
Matt Beaty and Jose Miguel Fernandez each had one single. Those two hits represented all of the Drillers offense.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes scored six runs in the third inning and went on to beat the San Jose Giants 8-1. Three Quakes pitchers combined to strike out 15 and give up a run and one hit.
Mitch White started and pitched four innings, he allowed a run, one hit and two walk while striking out eight. Parker Curry followed with three scoreless innings with six strikeouts. Tony Gonsolin closed the game with two innings of no-run work.
The Quakes had 12 hits, Drew Jackson had three hits, Luke Raley and Garrett Kennedy each had two hits.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons got another solid pitching performance from Leo Crawford and that paced their 4-1 win over the Kane County Cougars (Diamondbacks). Crawford, who got his second win, pitched six innings and gave up a run, four hits and struck out five.
Christian Stolo pitched 1⅔ innings and gave up no runs and struck out one and Patrick Duester pitched 1⅓ innings to get his first save.
Mitch Hansen hit a two-run home run in the ninth to give the Loons a more comfortable margin.
Triple-A: Left-handed pitcher Logan Darnell assigned to Oklahoma City.
Double-A: Right-handed pitcher Tim Shibuya assigned to Tulsa from Extended Spring Training; Tulsa placed right-handed pitcher Isaac Anderson on the 7-day disabled list.
Class-A: Right-handed pitcher Miguel Urena assigned to Great Lakes from Extended Spring Training; right-handed pitcher Jordan Sheffield assigned to Extended Spring Training from Great Lakes.
Rancho Cucamonga 8, San Jose 1
9 a.m.: Great Lakes (Dustin May) at Kane County Cougars (Mack Lemieux)
7 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Rich Hill) at San Jose (Conner Menez)