Oklahoma City, Rancho Cucamonga, Great Lakes and AZL Dodgers won, Tulsa lost on a walk-off and Ogden had a tough one-run loss.
Player of the day
Adam Bray pitched a complete game one-hit shutout as the Quakes beat the San Jose Giants 5-0 in San Jose. Bray, faced the minimum 27 batters, he retired the side in order in eight of the nine innings including putting down the last 20 batters he faced.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Dodgers broke open the game with a five-run ninth inning and they went on to defeat the Iowa Cubs 9-3.
In the ninth, Willie Calhoun hit a three-run homer, Kyle Farmer tripled in a run and then Mike Freeman singled in Farmer.
Justin Masterson pitched seven solid innings, giving up three runs, seven hits and struck out six. Steven Geltz and Madison Younginer each pitched a scoreless inning to finish off the Cubs.
Freeman had four hits, Scott Van Slyke, Farmer and Masterson each had two hits.
The Drillers looked like they had wrapped up the game when they had the NW Arkansas Naturals (Royals) down to one out, no one on and three runs behind in the ninth. But then the Naturals would score four runs and win 8-7.
With two out and none on, Corey Copping hit a batter, and then walked the next two hitters. Back-to-back singles tied the game and brought outfielder Blake Gailen in to pitch. Gailen would give up the game-winning hit and the Drillers lost.
Earlier, Yadier Alvarez made his AA debut and while he struck out five in four innings, he also walked four, he also gave up three runs (two earned) and six hits.
Tim Locastro had three hits and Matt Beaty had two hits.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes scored four runs in the first and that was more than enough for Adam Bray as he shutout the San Jose Giants 5-0. Bray, has noted above, had a complete game one-hit shutout. He also only faced 27 batters as a double play kept that inning’s number of hitters at three.
Luke Raley, Keibert Ruiz and Brendon Davis each had two hits. Ruiz hit his third home run and he also had three RBI.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons scored four runs in the seventh to take the lead and they went to beat the Quad Cities River Bandits (Diamondbacks) 6-3.
In that seventh inning, Zach Reks, Steve Berman and Gavin Lux each had RBI singles with Lux driving in two.
Dustin May pitched 6⅔ innings, giving up five hits, two runs, two walks and struck out six. Angel German picked up his sixth save.
The Raptors lost 4-3 to the Missoula Osprey (Diamondbacks) as the Osprey scored a run in the eighth to break the 3-3 tie.
In that eighth, the Osprey’s Brandon Leyton tripled and then scored the game-winning run on a Moises Perez error.
Roman Cuadrado had two hits including a triple, Kevin Lachance also had two hits. Tyler Adkison hit his first home run.
The AZL Dodgers won 7-4 over the AZL White Sox. Evy Ruibal won his first professional game.
Donovan Casey was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBI>
Double-A: Tulsa placed right-handed David Hale on the 7-day disabled list; right-handed pitcher Parker Curry was assigned to Tulsa from Oklahoma City.
Class-A: Infielder Nick Yarnall assigned to Great Lakes from Ogden.
Rookie: Infielder Jared Walker assigned to Ogden from Great Lakes. Left-handed pitcher Justin Bruihl assigned to Ogden from AZL Dodgers. Right-handed pitcher Mark Washington assigned to AZL Dodgers.
Rancho Cucamonga 5, San Jose 0
AZL Dodgers 7, AZL White Sox 4
11:15 a.m. PT: Great Lakes (Leo Crawford) at Quad Cities (Ronel Blanco)
4:30 p.m.: Tulsa (Dennis Santana) at Springfield Cardinals (Chris Ellis)
6:05 p.m.: Ogden (Edwin Uceta) at Helena Brewers (Michael Petersen)
7:00 p.m.: AZL Dodgers vs. AZL Padres2
7:05 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Michael Boyle) vs. Lancaster JetHawks [Rockies] (Trey Killian)