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Loons lose 10-9 in 12 innings

Carlos Rincon ties game in 9th with two-run homer

Carlos Rinco
Photo credit: Tomo San | LA Dodgers

Oklahoma City’s winning streak at home ends, Tulsa goes down and Great Lakes loses in extra-innings.

Player of the day

The Player of the day is Carlos Rincon. Rincon tied the game with a two-run homer in the 9th inning. Rincon went 3-for-6 on Monday and was one of three Loons to hit a home run on Monday. The other two were Jared Walker and Marcus Chiu.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

The Dodgers are no longer undefeated at home. They lost 5-3 to the Colorado Springs Sky Sox (Brewers). Their home winning streak ended at 15 games.

The Dodgers did not score until the ninth inning. With one out and runners on first and third, Logan Landon grounded into a fielder’s choice that scored the first run. After Landon moved to second on defensive indifference, Jake Peter singled to score Landon.

Peter then went to second on defensive indifference and he scored the third run in the inning on Donovan Solano’s base hit. Rob Segedin then came up representing the tying run but the rally ended when Segedin struck out.

Tyler Pill started and took the loss. He gave up four runs in five innings pitched.

Double-A Tulsa

The Drillers lost 6-2 to the Springfield Cardinals. Adam Wainwright pitched five solid innings for the Cardinals while Devin Smeltzer gave up four runs in his start.

Smeltzer pitched five innings and along with the four runs, he also gave up five hits and a walk. One bright spot was the two scoreless innings pitched by Ariel Hernandez. Hernandez struck out four with no walks.

DJ Peters and Connor Joe each had two hits and Drew Jackson doubled and scored a run.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

The Quakes were off on Monday, they start a three-game series at Lake Elsinore Storm (Padres) tonight.

Class-A Great Lakes

The Loons lost 10-9 in 12 innings to the Beloit Snappers (Athletics). The Loons scored a run in the eleventh and twelth inning, only to have the Snappers score one run to tie the game in the eleventh and two runs in the twelth to walk-off with the win.

Trailing by two runs in the ninth inning, Carlos Rincon tied the game with a two-out two-run homer. Earlier, Marcus Chiu and Jared Walker also homered.

The Loons had 13 hits but did not take advantage of all their chances to score. The Loons were 3-for-18 with runners in scoring position.

Wills Montgomerie was the starter for the Loons and he allowed a run in the five innings he pitched. Montgomerie struck out six and walked three.


Triple-A: Los Angeles optioned right-handed pitcher Brock Stewart and infielder Breyvic Valera to Oklahoma City.

Class-A: Left-handed pitcher Logan Salow assigned to Rancho Cucamonga from Great Lakes.

Great Lakes activated left-handed pitcher Austin Hamilton from the 7-day disabled list.

Monday’s scores

Colorado Springs 5, Oklahoma City 3

Springfield 6, Tulsa 2

Beloit 10, Great Lakes 9 (12)

Tuesday’s schedule

4:30 p.m. PT: Tulsa (Dennis Santana) at Springfield (TBD)

4:30 p.m.: Great Lakes (TBD) at Beloit [Athletics] (Xavier Altamirano)

5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Guillermo Moscoso) vs. Memphis [Cardinals] (Sean Gilmartin)

6:00 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Andrew Sopko) at Lake Elsinore [Padres] (TBD)