Three for three with Oklahoma City and Tulsa collecting lots of hits while Rancho Cucamonga wins their game on a late home run.
Player of the day
Trayce Thompson went 3-for-5 with his first home run of the season. Thompson also scored three runs and drove in two.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Dodgers had a 5-2 lead and then scored five runs in the sixth and four more in the eighth to go on a beat the Fresno Grizzlies (Astros) 14-5. The Dodgers had 17 hits and 8 walks and went 9-for-19 with runners in scoring position.
Trevor Oaks was the beneficiary of all the runs though he did a solid job himself. Oaks pitched six innings and gave up two runs, six hits and one walk. Oaks also struck out six.
However it was the Dodger offense, all nine hitters got on base, eight had hits. Three of them had three hits, Thompson, Max Muncy and Ike Davis. Alex Verdugo, O’Koyea Dickson and Darnell Sweeney each had two hits.
The Drillers were tied 2-2 with NW Arkansas Naturals (Royals) after six but then a five-run seventh, two more in the eighth and one run in the ninth gave them a 10-2 win. Colt Hynes tossed three scoreless innings to get the win.
Tulsa had 18 hits and everyone in the lineup had at least one hit. Tim Locastro and Wynston Sawyer each had three hits. Five Drillers, Michael Ahmed, Kyle Farmer, Kyle Garlick, Stetson Allie and Matt Beaty, had two hits on Sunday.
The five run seventh began with six straight singles that scored three runs. After a strikeout and a sacrifice fly, Garlick had another single that scored the fifth run of the inning.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes and Visalia Rawhide (Diamondbacks) were in a pitcher’s duel as they were tied 1-1 going to the eighth. Will Smith untied it with a two-run home run and the Quakes held on for a 3-1 win.
Adam Bray started for the Quakes and pitched five innings. Bray gave up one run, three hits and Bray struck out four. Lenix Osuna got the win and Ryan Moseley picked up his first save.
The Quakes scored their winning runs when In the eighth and with two out, Erick Mejia singled and then Will Smith hit his sixth home run of the season to give the Quakes a two-run lead.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons have Sunday off. They return home to start a series against Lake County Captains (Indians) on Monday.
Class-A: Right-handed pitcher Lenix Osuna assigned to Rancho Cucamonga from Extended Spring Training; right-handed pitcher Shea Spitzbarth assigned to Extended Spring Training from Rancho Cucamonga.
1:00 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Yadier Alvarez) at Visalia (Justin Donatella)
4:05 p.m.: Great Lakes (Leo Crawford) vs. Lake County Captains [Indians] (Aaron Civale)
4:30 p.m.: Tulsa (Andrew Sopko) at Springfield Cardinals (Dakota Hudson)
5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Wilmer Font) vs. Sacramento River Cats [Giants] (Chris Stratton)