All four teams lose on Tuesday and three opponents score in their last at bat to take the game. Oklahoma City lost in 14 innings, Tulsa got beat on a walk-off and Rancho Cucamonga gives up two to break a tie game in the eighth on the road. Great Lakes dropped their game in a more conventional, losing by three at home.
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Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Oklahoma City Dodgers and Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers) played 14 innings with the Sky Sox winning 8-6 to take the first game of their series. Old friend Ivan De Jesus, Jr. tripled home the tie-breaking run in the 14th and soon scored the second run of the inning.
The Dodgers tried to rally, with two outs, singles by Alex Verdugo and Michael Ahmed brought the winning run up to the plate. However, Trayce Thompson grounded out to end the game.
Trevor Oaks started and pitched five innings, allowing four runs, eight hits, walking one and striking out four.
Bobby Wilson hit the first of two home runs in the second inning that gave the Dodgers a brief 2-0 lead. By the time Wilson came up in the ninth, the Dodgers trailed 6-5. Wilson hit his second home run to tie the game in the ninth.
The Dodgers had the winning run in scoring position in the eleventh and twelfth but were unable to get the run in.
The Drillers scored four runs after their first four batters had come to the plate but they could not hold on to that lead and the Arkansas Travelers (Mariners) had a walk-off home run to win the game 6-5. Edwin Rios hit the grand slam to give the Drillers the early lead and Paul Hoenecke hit a solo shot to tie the game in the seventh.
Isaac Anderson started for Tulsa and pitched four innings, gave up five runs and nine hits. Michael Johnson and Corey Copping each pitched two scoreless innings to keep the game close.
Colt Hynes pitched to one batter, Kyle Waldrop, who hit the game-winning home run.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
Quakes lost another close one to the Lake Elsinore Storm (Padres), this time it was a 4-3 win for the Storm. Infielder Logan Forsythe played his first rehab game as the designated hitter while outfielder Joc Pederson played in his second rehab game.
Yadier Alvarez started and went four innings, giving up a run, one hit, three walks and striking out three. In the three games since he gave up seven runs in his 2⅓ innings 2017 debut, he has pitched 11⅔ innings and given up three runs, seven hits, five walks and struck out 15.
Forsythe was 1-for-4 with three strikeouts (Storm starter Cal Quantrill struck out 12 in six innings). Pederson was 1-for-2 with a walk.
The Quakes had 11 hits but they also struck out 14 times and went 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position.
Trailing by two going into the ninth, a single, walk and single made it 4-3 but the Storm retired the next three batters to hold onto the game.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons fell behind in the first inning and could not catch up losing 5-2 to the Burlington Bees (Angels). A.J. Alexy only got two outs in the first inning, he made 37 pitches and allowed two runs, two hits and walked three. Gregorio Sequera followed and gave up two more runs.
By the time the Loons scored, they trailed 5-0. With one out and runners on second and third, catcher Keibert Ruiz singled in Brendon Davis and Oneil Cruz.
The Loons received eight walks but could only muster three hits. Ruiz had two of the three hits.
Triple-A: Los Angeles optioned 1B/outfielder Scott Van Slyke to Oklahoma City.
Double-A: Left-handed pitcher Michael Johnson assigned to Tulsa from extended spring training; outfielder Tyler Holt assigned to extended spring training from Tulsa.
Class-A: Los Angeles sent 2B Logan Forsythe on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga; right-handed pitcher Ryan Moseley assigned to Rancho Cucamonga from extended spring training; right-handed pitcher Lenix Osuna assigned to Rancho Cucamonga from Great Lakes; Walker Buehler was assigned to extended spring training from Rancho Cucamonga as a precursor to his weekend promotion to Double-A; right-handed pitcher Carlos Felix was assigned to extended spring training by the Quakes. Great Lakes placed 1B Nick Yarnall on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to May 1, 2017; Great Lakes activated outfielder Saige Jenco from the 7-day disabled list.
9:00 a.m.: Tulsa (Ivan Vieitez) at Arkansas (Lindsey Caughel)
4:05 p.m.: Great Lakes (Jordan Sheffield) vs. Burlington (Sam Pastrone)
5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Wilmer Font) vs. Colorado Springs (Josh Hader)
6:00 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Mitchell White) at Lake Elsinore Storm (Pedro Avila)