The farm produced just two wins despite a full slate of games, with strong pitching in Oklahoma City and a parade of hits for Great Lakes providing the lone highlights.
Player of the day
Edwin Rios hit his sixth home run in the fifth inning for Oklahoma City, which would prove to be the winning run Wednesday evening. Rios went two for three to up his season average to .297 and break a three game hitless streak.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
Oklahoma City saw five pitchers combine to shutout the Albuquerque Isotopes (Rockies) 5-0. Drew Hutchison earned the win with eight strikeouts against three hits in 5.2 innings of work. Edward Paredes, Joe Broussard, Josh Sborz, and Brian Schlitter combined to keep the Isotopes off the scoreboard to back Hutchison, with Sborz leading the way with a perfect inning.
Edwin Rios hit his sixth home run to provide all the offense the Dodgers would need. Yasiel Puig had a hit, walk, and two runs scored in a rehab appearance with the team. Donovan Solano also had a pair of hits in three at bats.
Tulsa struggled for offense for nine innings before capitulating in the tenth inning in a 5-2 loss to the Springfield Cardinals. Wes Darvill led all hitters with a pair of hits, while Errol Robinson scored the Drillers only two runs.
Kyle Lobstein was solid over five innings, allowing just one run while striking out seven. Marshall Kasowski made his AA debut with a pair of scoreless innings, striking out one while walking two. Andrew Istler suffered the loss with four runs allowed in the tenth inning.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes could not hold on to a late lead, suffering a walk off loss to the San Jose Giants 8-7. Austin Hamilton took the loss and blown save by allowing a pair of runs in the ninth inning. Max Gamboa was uneven in 4.2 innings of work, allowing five runs on five hits.
Omar Estevez had three hits to lead the offense, including a double, walk, and run scored. Cody Thomas hit his fourth home run of the season as part of a four RBI night. Steve Berman also added a double and triple in a losing effort.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons’ offense broke out for sixteen hits in a 7-2 victory over the Bowling Green Hot Rods (Rays). Every starter had a hit in the victory, with Brandon Montgomery and Devin Mann each leading the way with three hits. Drew Avans also had a pair of hits and a stolen base in his full season level debut, and Deacon Liput also added a pair of hits and a double.
Bryan Warzek started and allowed just one run in 2.2 innings, recording six strikeouts. Dustin Hemmerich earned the win with 2.1 innings of scoreless relief, and Dan Jagiello notched his third save of the season with a pair of scoreless innings himself.
Short Season Ogden
The Raptors were held to just seven hits in a 5-0 loss to the Grand Junction Rockies. Daniel Robinson led the Raptors with a pair of hits with a double, one of only two Ogden extra base hits. Niko Hulsizer was the only other Raptor with a pair of hits, going two for five.
Brett De Geus allowed four runs over 4.2 innings in taking the loss. Elio Serrano stood out in relief, throwing three one hit innings, striking out one.
Rookie Level Arizona
The Dodgers rode hot bats and strong pitching to defeat the Rangers 12-7. Jon Littell led all hitters with three hits and four RBI’s, two coming off his first professional home run. Ismael Alcantara also had a pair of hits and a home run, while Meaux Landry went one for three with a triple and three walks.
John Rooney pitched three innings to extend his scoreless streak to five innings to start his professional career. Wills Montgomerie took the win in relief while rehabbing with the Dodgers, striking out four in 2.1 innings.
Dominican Summer League
The DSL Dodgers Robinson fell to the DSL Marlins 4-2. Josan Mendez struck out four over five innings, allowing just one run in a no decision.
The DSL Dodgers Guerrero were hammered by the DSL Rangers One 13-1. Jose Nava homered for the lone run.
Triple-A: RHP Dylan Floro was option to Oklahoma City to allow Los Angeles to call up RHP Walker Buehler to start Wednesday.
Class-A: OF Drew Avans was called up from Ogden. To make room, C Garrett Hope was placed on the disabled list.
12:30 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Leo Crawford) at San Jose (Joey Marciano)
4:35 p.m.: Great Lakes (TBD) at Bowling Green (TBD)
5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Brock Stewart) vs. Albuquerque (Peter Lambert)
5:10 p.m.: Tulsa (Tony Gonsolin) at Arkansas (Nathan Bannister)
6:00 p.m.: Ogden (Joel Inoa) vs. Grand Junction (TBD)
7:00 p.m.: AZL Dodgers (TBD) vs. AZL Indians 2 (TBD)