Three of the affiliates won on Sunday. Oklahoma City won in extra-innings while Tulsa and Rancho Cucamonga had comfortable wins. Great Lakes was shutout in their attempt to sweep their weekend series.
Player of the day
Kyle Farmer went 4-for-5 with a home run and three singles on Sunday. Farmer is hitting .386/.446/.544 in May.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Dodgers and the El Paso Chihuahuas (Padres) had to go to ten innings and the Dodgers scored a run in the top of the tenth to win 5-4. Alex Verdugo led off the inning with a single. With two outs and runners on first and second, Jack Murphy singled home Verdugo with what turned out to be the winning run.
Wilmer Font started for the Dodgers and he struck out ten in five innings. Font also allowed three runs and five hits. Justin Marks pitched two innings to get the win, Grant Dayton picked up the save.
Willie Calhoun hit his fourth home run since Tuesday, he now has nine. Alex Verdugo was 3-for-4 with a walk. Charlie Culberson and Murphy each had two hits.
The Drillers had leads of 10-0 and 13-1 before the Arkansas Travelers (Mariners) scored five runs in the eighth to make the final score 13-6 with the Drillers on top. Tulsa had 19 hits including five home runs.
Jose Miguel Fernandez hit a grand slam in the third to highlight their six-run inning. Paul Hoenecke hit two home runs. Michael Ahmed hit his third home run in the last four games and Kyle Farmer hit his third home run of the season.
Josh Sborz pitched 4⅔ innings and gave up one run, four hits, three walks and struck out four. Colt Hynes got the win for pitching three innings and giving up just a run.
Edwin Rios had three hits, Matt Beaty and Jacob Scavuzzo each had two hits.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes beat the Visalia Rawhide (Diamondbacks) 8-2 on Sunday. Yusniel Diaz and Darien Tubbs each hit a two-run home run in the late innings to put the game away for the Quakes.
Caleb Ferguson started and pitched 3⅔ innings and gave up no runs, one hit, three walks and struck out five. Chris Powell got his third win as he pitched two innings and gave up a run and two hits.
Drew Jackson, Diaz and Tubbs each had two hits, Erick Mejia had a double and two RBI.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons were shutout 4-0 by the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Padres) and thus ended the series winning three out of four. Leo Crawford started for the Loons and pitched six innings and allowed six hits, three runs, a walk while striking out six.
The Loons had no luck at the plate on Sunday. They went 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position and they struck out 14 times as a team.
Triple-A: Los Angeles optioned left-handed pitcher Julio Urias to Oklahoma City; Los Angeles recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Ravin.
Class-A: Left-handed pitcher Caleb Ferguson assigned to Rancho Cucamonga from Extended Spring Training; right-handed pitcher James Carter assigned to Extended Spring Training from Rancho Cucamonga.
9:05 a.m.: Tulsa (Walker Buehler) vs. Arkansas (Justin DeFratus )
10:05 a.m.: Oklahoma City (Fabio Castillo) at El Paso (Tyrell Jenkin)
4:05 p.m.: Great Lakes (TBD) vs. Dayton Dragons [Reds] (Ty Boyles)
7:05 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Yadier Alvarez) vs. Visalia (Jose Almonte)