Oklahoma City and Ogden both won, Tulsa, Great Lakes and the AZL Dodgers lost. The DSL Dodgers2 playoff loss ended their season.
Player of the day
Wilmer Font was having a good Monday as he was named to the Pacific Coast League All-Star Team. Font leads the league in strikeouts, ERA, WHIP and batting average against. He leads all of Triple-A with his 178 strikeouts.
On Monday, Font had his best start since June, pitching six scoreless innings and giving up three hits and one walk while striking out eight.
Former Dodger prospect, Willie Calhoun, was also named to the PCL All-Star team as the second baseman. Calhoun has 61 extra-base hits including 29 home runs. He has a .914 OPS in 501 PA.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Dodgers shutout the New Orleans Baby Cakes (Marlins) 2-0 to take the first game of their series. As noted above, Wilmer Font pitched a very good game and he picked up his tenth win.
Yaisel Sierra has pitched well in relief for both Tulsa and Oklahoma City this year, last night he pitched two innings and had two strikeouts.
Rob Segedin hit a solo home run in the third inning and Tim Locastro singled home Max Muncy in the eighth to provide all the scoring.
The Drillers were shutout by the Springfield Cardinals as they lost 8-0. The loss put them one game behind the Cardinals with a week to go in the regular season.
These two teams are the only ones left in contention for the second half division title. They will play each other this weekend at Tulsa in what could be a series for the playoff spot.
As for this game, there were not many good things for the Drillers. Josh Sborz started and gave up six runs and seven hits in five innings pitched.
Kyle Garlick had two hits for the run-less Drillers.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
Rancho Cucamonga was off on Monday.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons lost 6-3 to the Dayton Dragons (Reds). Riley Ottesen took the loss, he gave up three runs in three innings pitched. Andre Scrubb followed and two unearned runs scored against him.
Gavin Lux and Jeren Kendall singled and scored in the sixth but the Loons did not have much else go their way offensively.
The Raptors scored three runs in the first inning on their way to a 7-1 win against the Idaho Falls Chukars (Royals). Romer Cuadrado hit a double and a triple, scoring twice and driving in two runs.
Mitchell Hanson, Carlos Rincon and Ramon Rodriguez joined Cuadrado with two hits apiece.
The win kept the Raptors in first place, two games ahead of the Orem Owlz and three games ahead of the Grand Junction Rockies.
The AZL Dodgers were shutout 4-0 by the AZL Rangers. Mark Washington pitched well for the AZL Dodgers even though he took the loss.
Washington gave up a run and three hits in four innings pitched. He struck out six and walked one. The 21-year old has 25 strikeouts and three walks in 23 innings pitched this season.
Triple-A: Oklahoma City placed outfielder O'Koyea Dickson on the temporarily inactive list; Oklahoma City activated utility player Tim Locastro from the 7-day disabled list.
Double-A: Right-handed pitcher Daniel Corcino assigned to Tulsa from Rancho Cucamonga; Tulsa placed right-handed pitcher Tim Shibuya on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to August 27, 2017.
Class-A: Tulsa sent right-handed pitcher Stetson Allie on a rehab assignment to Rancho Cucamonga.
Rookie: Tulsa sent catcher Wynston Sawyer on a rehab assignment to AZL Dodgers.
5:05 p.m. PT: Oklahoma City (David Hale) vs. New Orleans (Mike Kickham)
5:05 p.m.: Tulsa (Andrew Sopko) vs. NW Arkansas Naturals [Royals] (Emilio Ogando)
5:30 p.m.: Ogden (Carlos Felix) vs. Idaho Falls (TBD)
6:35 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Adam Bray) at Lancaster JetHawks [Rockies] (TBD)
7:00 p.m.: AZL Dodgers vs. AZL Brewers