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Cody Thomas has 4 hits in Quakes win

Thomas has three extra-base hits, Bannon hits third home run in four games

Cody Thomas
Cody Thomas
Steve Saenz

Oklahoma City remains undefeated at home, Tulsa and Rancho Cucamonga both win while Great Lakes lost a matinee at home.

Player of the day

Cody Thomas was drafted in 2016 out of Oklahoma University and the 23-year old outfielder is in his first year at Rancho Cucamonga.

Thomas, who had three total hits in his last six games, had a four hit game on Thursday including two doubles and a triple.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

The Dodgers scored three runs in the eighth inning to come back and beat the Iowa Cubs 4-2 on Thursday evening. That win meant Oklahoma City was now a 9-0 at home, the best start since the Oklahoma City franchise began playing at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

The rally started In the bottom of the eight, with one out and runners at first and third, Henry Ramos drove home the tying run. Rob Segedin would follow with a go ahead single.

After a Jake Peter strikeout, Travis Taijeron drove in the third run of the inning to make it a two-run lead.

Joe Broussard got his first win. Brian Schlitter would record his fourth save with a perfect ninth inning.

Donovan Solano, Ramos and Segedin each had four hits, Breyvic Valera hit his first home run of the season.

Double-A Tulsa

The Drillers tallied single runs in three consecutive innings and held on to defeat the Arkansas Travelers (Mariners) 3-2 at Dickey-Stephens Park. Corey Copping won his second game and Dylan Baker got the save.

Luke Raley was the offensive star with two solo home runs, Will Smith drove in the other run.

The Drillers had other opportunities as they received eight walks but they went 1-for-9 with runners in scoring position.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

The Quakes pounded out 14 hits and won 9-6 over the Stockton Ports (Athletics) to take one game in their three-game series. The Quakes scored six runs in the first three innings and then had to add some insurance runs to win the game.

Cody Thomas went 4-for-5 with two doubles and a triple. Connor Wong and Donovan Casey each had two hits. Rylan Bannon hit a two-run homer, his third in the last four games.

Parker Curry picked up the win in relief, Jason Richman struck out the side to get the save.

Class-A Great Lakes

The Loons fell 4-1 to the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Padres). The game was scoreless through six innings, in the seventh the TinCaps scored their first run and then in the eighth inning, they scored three more runs.

Willis Montgomerie started for the Loons and pitched five innings, he gave up two hits and walked one. Montgomerie struck out seven. Riley Ottesen relieved Montgomerie and gave up four runs in four innings pitched.

Ottesen had pitched 11⅓ innings this season and has given up 12 runs, seven hits and walked 16.

Jared Walker had two hits, including his second home run of the season.


Triple-A: Oklahoma City activated right-handed pitcher Justin DeFratus from the temporarily inactive list.

Thursday’s scores

Oklahoma City 4, Iowa 2

Tulsa 3, Arkansas 2

Rancho Cucamonga 9, Stockton 6

Fort Wayne 4, Great Lakes 1

Friday’s schedule

2:30 p.m. PT: Tulsa (Devin Smeltzer & TBD) vs. NW Arkansas [Royals] (Emilio Ogando & Glenn Sparkman)

4:35 p.m.: Great Lakes (TBD) at South Bend [Cubs] (Tyler Thomas)

5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Tyler Pill) vs. Iowa (Jen-Ho Tseng)

6:35 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Andrew Sopko) at Lancaster [Rockies] (Matt Dennis)