LOS ANGELES — Dodgers pitcher Trevor Oaks only made one start last week for Triple-A Oklahoma City, but it was a memorable one, and on Monday the right-hander was rewarded by winning the Pacific Coast League Pitcher of the Week.
Oaks was in the zone on Monday, pitching seven scoreless innings with seven strikeouts and nine ground ball outs at New Orleans. He allowed only two singles and no walks, and retired his final 17 batters faced in the game.
But that wasn’t all for Oaks, who also hit a three-run home run in OKC’s 11-1 victory. It was his first career home run.
Oaks has a 3.46 ERA in 10 starts this season in Triple-A, with 52 strikeouts and 10 walks in 54⅔ innings. He was drafted by the Dodgers in the seventh round out of Cal Baptist in 2014. Oaks also won PCL Pitcher of the Week honors last Aug. 15-21, 2016.
Oaks is the second member of the OKC staff to win PCL Pitcher of the Week in 2017, along with Wilmer Font for the week of May 15-21.