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Loons left-hander gives up a run in season high innings pitched

Leo Crawford
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Wins for Tulsa, Great Lakes, Ogden, AZL Dodgers and DSL Dodgers1, Rancho Cucamonga was shutout and DSL Dodgers2 was rained out.

Player of the day

Leo Crawford has had some good and not so good outings for the Loons but on Monday, he pitched a great game. He went eight innings, allowed a run and struck out six to collect the win.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City was off on Monday. They return home to begin a series against the Reno Aces (Diamondbacks)

Double-A Tulsa

The Drillers beat the Springfield Cardinals 6-4 with Dennis Santana making his Texas League debut. Santana got the win after pitching five innings and giving up two runs, four hits and two walks. He also struck out six.

Darien Tubbs had three hits, Matt Beaty hit his 11th home run and had two RBI. Errol Robinson and Peter O’Brien each had two hits.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

The Quakes returned home and were shutdown and lost 3-0 to the Lancaster JetHawks (Rockies). Michael Boyle, Sven Schueller and Dean Kremer each pitched three innings for the Quakes, Boyle gave up a run and took the loss. Kremer gave up two runs in the eighth.

The Quakes only had three hits, DJ Peters, Omar Estevez and Johan Mieses collected them but got them in different innings. The Quakes struck out 12 times and they were 0-for-2 with runners in scoring position.

Class-A Great Lakes

The Loons won 2-1 over the Quad Cities River Bandits (Diamondbacks). Leo Crawford pitched a season-high eight innings for the win and Andre Scrubb recorded his first save.

Crawford gave up a run, four hits and one walk. He also struck out six.

In the first inning, Gavin Lux successfully stole third and a bad throw allowed him to score the first run. Quad Cities tied the game in the bottom of the first.

A pair of 2017 draftees worked to score the winning run in the second inning. Catcher Connor Wong singled to lead off the inning and with one out, Zach Reks doubled in Wong.

Rookie-Pioneer Ogden

The Raptors were led by first round pick Jeren Kendell as they won 5-1 over the Helena Brewers. In the fifth inning, leading 1-0, the Raptors got the first two on and then Kendell hit a three-run homer to make it 4-0.

Later Luis Paz hit a sacrifice fly to make it 5-0.

Kendell went 3-for-5 as he fell a triple short of a cycle.

Patrick Duester struck out four and got the win.

Rookie-AZL Dodgers

AZL Dodgers defeated the AZL Padres2 6-1 on Monday. Four pitchers drafted in 2017 plus another who had pitched in the Dominican Summer League prior to coming to the AZL combined for the win.

Riley Ottesen, Riley Richert, Marshall Kasowski and Mark Washington pitched the first eight innings, with Washington going two innings for the win. Luis Pasen, who had pitched for DSL Dodgers teams in 2016 and 2017, pitched the last two innings and struck out five.

Preston Grand Pre tripled in two runs in the AZL Dodgers four-run seventh inning.

Transactions

Triple-A: Los Angeles purchased the contract of left-handed pitcher Edward Paredes from Oklahoma City; Los Angeles optioned outfielder Trayce Thompson to Oklahoma City; Los Angeles recalled right-handed pitcher Josh Ravin from Oklahoma City.

Double-A: Tulsa sent outfielder Kyle Garlick on a rehab assignment to AZL Dodgers.

Rookie: Shortstop Erisbel Arruebarrena was sent to AZL Dodgers for a rehab assignment.

Monday’s Scores

Tulsa 6 , Springfield 4

Lancaster 3, Rancho Cucamonga 0

Great Lakes 2, Quad Cities 1

Ogden 5, Helena 1

AZL Dodgers 6, AZL Padres2 1

DSL Dodgers1 4, DSL Athletics 1

DSL Dodgers1 3, DSL Athletics 0

Tuesday’s Schedule

4:30 p.m. PT: Tulsa (Josh Sborz) at Springfield (Austin Gomber)

5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Scott Barlow) vs. Reno Aces [Diamondbacks] (Braden Shipley)

6:05 p.m.: Ogden (Gregorio Sequera) at Helena (Karsen Lindell)

7:00 p.m.: AZL Dodgers vs. AZL Brewers

7:05 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Devin Smeltzer) vs. Lancaster (TBD)