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Quakes winning streak reach 15-straight with 6-1 win

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Outfielder Logan Landon has three hits including two-run homer

Logan Landon
Logan Landon
Steve Saenz

Limited schedule with three of the four full-season affiliates off on Tuesday plus a rainout in the Dominican Summer League. But the three teams that did play, Rancho Cucamonga, Ogden and AZL Dodgers all won. Rancho Cucamonga has now won 15 straight games and the AZL Dodgers have an eight-game winning streak.

Player of the day

Over the last two weeks, it has been difficult not to pick a different Quake as the player of the day because the team has been playing so well. And that did not change on Tuesday night, with several good performances, it was hard to pick one but for this entry, it will be outfielder Logan Landon.

The 25-year old outfielder was a triple short of a cycle on Tuesday night, going 3-for-4 with a two-run homer. So far in July, Landon has hit .394./487/.727 in 38 plate appearances.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

The Triple-A All-Star game will be played tomorrow at Huntington Park in Columbus, Ohio. Oklahoma City will return from their break on Thursday July 12th when they start a four-game series at the Round Rock Express (Rangers).

Double-A Tulsa

The Drillers were off on Tuesday. Starting tomorrow, they begin their series at the Northwest Arkansas Naturals (Royals).

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

The Quakes jumped out to take a four-run lead and went on to win 6-1 over the Lancaster JetHawks (Rockies). The Quakes have now won 15 straight games.

On the mound, Tony Gonsolin started and pitched five strong innings. He gave up a run and three hits. Gonsolin also had 11 strikeouts while walking two. The two relievers Jason Richman and Connor Strain, each pitched two scoreless innings for the Quakes.

Both Logan Landon and Rylan Bannon fell one hit short of a cycle. Landon needed a triple and Bannon needed a home run. Landon did hit a two-run homer in the first inning to cap the Quakes four-run outburst. Also, Cody Thomas had two hits and Cristian Santana drove in a pair of runs.

Class-A Great Lakes

The Loons were also off on Tuesday. They will go on the road to start their series on Wednesday against the Clinton LumberKings (Mariners).

Rookie - Pioneer

The Raptors had leads of six and seven runs as they cruised to an 11-4 win against the Missoula Osprey (Diamondbacks). Ronny Brito had three hits and two runs batted in. Miguel Vargas went 2-for-4 to continue hitting .500 for the 2018 Raptors.

Joel Inoa pitched 4⅔ innings in his start. Inoa gave up two runs (one earned) and five hits. Inoa also struck out five.

Connor Mitchell 2⅓ innings, he gave up two unearned runs and he was awarded the win. Austin Drury finished the game for the Raptors and he pitched two scoreless innings.

Rookie - Arizona League

The AZL Dodgers had but one lead in this game but it was at the best time as they won 8-7 on a walk-off two-run homer against the AZL Brewers. Sauryn Lao hit his first home run for the AZL Dodgers and it was a game-winner.

Tim Locastro and Donovan Solano continued their rehab assignments with they each had two hits for the AZL Dodgers. Braydon Fisher made his third appearance on the mound for the AZL Dodgers.

Transactions

Triple-A: Los Angeles optioned left-handed pitcher Edward Paredes to Oklahoma City.

Class-A: Rancho Cucamonga activated right-handed pitcher Tony Gonsolin from the 7-day disabled list and placed left-handed pitcher Logan Salow on the 7-day disabled list.

Rookie: Catcher Tre Todd and left-handed pitcher Andrew Shaps assigned to AZL Dodgers.

Tuesday’s scores

Rancho Cucamonga 6, Lancaster 1

Ogden 11, Missoula 4

AZL Dodgers 8, AZL Brewers 7

Wednesday’s schedule

4:30 p.m. PT: Great Lakes (TBD) at Clinton [Mariners] (Scott Boches)

5:05 p.m.: Tulsa (TBD) at NW Arkansas [Royals] (Arnaldo Hernandez)

6:00 p.m.: Ogden (Joel Inoa) vs. Missoula (Edgar Martinez)

7:05 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Isaac Anderson) vs. Lancaster (Ty Culbreth)