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Cody Thomas scores lone run, goes 2-for-4 in win

Cody Thomas
Cody Thomas
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Tulsa and Rancho Cucamonga win, Oklahoma City and Great Lakes lose, Rookie-League teams split their games on Thursday.

Player of the day

Cody Thomas went 2-for-4 with a double and the lone run scored in the Quakes 1-0 win. Thomas now has an 8-game hitting streak. He has been red hot since the second half began, hitting .364/.432/.879 in his last eight games.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

The Dodgers not only lost 10-9 to the Nashville Sounds (Athletics), that loss completed a four-game sweep for the Sounds. Oklahoma City had not been on the opposite side of a four-game sweep since May 26, 2016 when Fresno did it at home. The last time OKC fell victim to a four-game series sweep at home was on June 5, 2015 against Sacramento.

The Dodgers led going to the top of the ninth but then Joe Broussard gave up a walk and two singles to cut the lead to one run. The next hitter, Beau Taylor, tripled in two runs and that gave the Sounds the lead and eventually the win.

Despite scoring nine runs, the Dodgers did leave some runs on the bases, going 4-for-16 with runners in scoring position. The team had 16 hits, led by Connor Joe and Andrew Toles, who each had three hits. Kyle Farmer, Henry Ramos and Rocky Gale each had two hits.

Double-A Tulsa

The Drillers defeated the Midland RockHounds (Athletics) 6-2 as Kyle Lobstein won his first game for Tulsa. Lobstein pitched 5⅔ innings and gave up two runs and seven hits.

Errol Robinson had three hits and a run batted in, Zach Reks, Jacob Scavuzzo and Drew Jackson each had two hits. Will Smith went 1-for-2 with three walks.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

The Quakes shutout the Lake Elsinore Storm (Padres) again, this winning 1-0 at Lake Elsinore. This was the third straight shutout and the Quakes now have thrown 33 consecutive scoreless innings.

Parker Curry, Logan Salow, Marshall Kasowski and Michael Boyle combined on a two-hitter with 12 strikeouts. Curry got his fifth win and Boyle picked up his second save.

The lone run scored in the sixth inning, Cody Thomas doubled and scored on a Cristian Santana single. Thomas now has an 8-game hitting streak and he has hit .364/.432/.879 during that streak.

Class-A Great Lakes

The Loons lost 5-1 to the Lansing Lugnuts (Blue Jays) on Thursday. Victor Gonzalez gave up four runs (three earned) in 4⅔ innings to take the loss.

The Loons had five hits, Brandon Montgomery doubled and scored the only run for the Loons. Carlos Rincon went 2-for-3 to lead the team in hits.

Rookie - Pioneer

The Raptors won 11-0 over the Orem Owlz (Angels), Brett De Geus won his third game. De Geus pitched six innings and gave up four hits and struck out seven.

Every hitter in the Raptors’ lineup had at least one hit. Jacob Amaya, Matt Cogen, Preston Grand Pre and Jeremy Arocho each had two hits. Arocho also scored three runs and he hit his fourth double of the season.

Rookie - Arizona League

The AZL Mariners had a combined one-hitter as they beat the AZL Dodgers 7-0. In this game, Braydon Fisher, the Dodgers fourth round pick in 2018 made his professional debut and got his first start for AZL Dodgers.

Fisher pitched 1⅔ innings and he gave up two runs and three hits. Fisher also struck out two and walked one.

Ismael Alcantara had the lone hit for the Dodgers.

Transactions

Rookie: Right-handed pitchers Caleb Sampen and Hunter Speer are assigned to Ogden.

Thursday’s scores

Nashville 10, Oklahoma City 9

Tulsa 6, Midland 2

Rancho Cucamonga 1, Lake Elsinore 0

Lansing 5, Great Lakes 1

Ogden 11, Orem 0

AZL Mariners 7, AZL Dodgers 0

DSL RaysOne 8, DSL Dodgers Robinson 7

DSL Dodgers Guerrero 4, DSL CubsOne 1

Friday’s schedule

4:05 p.m. PT: Great Lakes (Leo Crawford) vs. Lansing (Maverik Buffo)

5:00 p.m.: Oklahoma City (TBD) at New Orleans [Marlins] (TBD)

5:00 p.m.: Tulsa (TBD) at Midland (Joel Seddon)

6:00 p.m.: Ogden (Joel Inoa) at Orem (Jerryell Rivera)

7:00 p.m.: AZL Dodgers at AZL White Sox

7:05 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (TBD) vs. Inland Empire [Angels] (Matt Ball)