Not a great day for Dodger minor-league affiliates with only Rancho Cucamonga and Great Lakes winning on Tuesday.
And there was more good news for the Quakes as the California League announced their season awards on Tuesday.
Here are the 2018 Post Season All-Stars who were announced today!https://t.co/v5N3YpPozp @stocktonports @SJGiants @VisaliaRawhide @ModestoNuts @JetHawks @RCQuakes @66ersBaseball @Storm_Baseball @MiLB @Dodgers @Angels @Athletics @SFGiants @Dbacks @Padres @Rockies @Mariners— California League (@CalLeague1) August 21, 2018
Former Quake Rylan Bannon was named Most Valuable Player and Rookie of the Year.
Shortstop Gavin Lux and right-handed pitcher Dustin May, who are now with Tulsa, and outfielder Cody Thomas joined Bannon on the All-Star team.
Player of the day
Julio Urias struck out five in his 2⅓ innings start for the Quakes on Tuesday. Urias struck out the side in the second inning and struck out four straight until giving up a solo home run in the third inning. After giving up his first walk, Urias was taken out in the third inning.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
Both Josh Fields and Yimi Garcia each pitched a scoreless inning on Sunday.
Edwin Rios provided the only offense for the Dodgers. He went 2-for-3 with a home run and two runs batted in.
The Drillers lost 3-1 to the Arkansas Travelers (Mariners). Losing pitcher Ben Holmes pitched six innings and gave up three runs.
The Drillers struck out 12 times and did not take one walk. Gavin Lux had two hits including a double and he scored the only run for the Drillers.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes started their series with a 6-3 win over the Lancaster JetHawks (Rockies). Julio Urias started the game and he pitched 2⅓ innings. Urias gave up one run and struck out five.
Wills Montgomerie got the win, Jordan Sheffield pitched a scoreless inning in relief.
Omar Estevez had two hits, a double and a home run, scored twice and drove in two runs. Cody Thomas also had two hits and three runs batted in. Carlos Rincon was the third Quake with two hits.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons had a six-run lead and were able to hold on to beat the Fort Wayne TinCaps (Padres) 6-3 on Tuesday. Drew Avans, Brock Carpenter, Gersel Pitre and Josh McLain each had two hits and scored one run for the Loons.
Zach Willeman got the win. He pitched three innings and gave up one unearned run. Willeman struck out five with no walks given.
The Raptors had 12 hits including three home runs and were soundly beaten 14-5 by the Great Falls Voyagers (White Sox). All three home runs were solo shots by Marcus Chiu, James Outman and Ronny Brito.
The Raptors went 1-for-14 with runners in scoring position. And it wasn’t better for their pitchers.
All five Raptor pitchers gave up at least two runs apiece. Two pitchers, Justin Hagenman and Yeison Cespedes each gave up four runs.
Arizona-Rookie AZL Dodgers
The AZL Dodgers were off on Tuesday.
Triple-A: Los Angeles recalled pitcher Pat Venditte from Oklahoma City. Right-handed pitcher Karch Kowalczyk assigned to Oklahoma City from Tulsa.
Double-A: Tulsa activated right-handed pitcher Layne Somsen from the 7-day disabled list. Tulsa placed right-handed pitcher Justin DeFratus on the 7-day disabled list.
Class-A: Right-handed pitcher Zach Willeman assigned to Great Lakes from AZL Dodgers. Great Lakes placed right-handed pitcher Andre Jackson on the 7-day disabled list.
4:05 p.m. PT: Great Lakes (TBD) vs. Fort Wayne (TBD)
5:05 p.m.: Oklahoma City (Brock Stewart) vs. Omaha (Jake Kalish)
5:10 p.m.: Tulsa (Dustin May) at Arkansas (Anthony Misiewicz)
5:30 p.m.: Ogden (TBD) vs. Great Falls (Konnor Pilkington)
7:00 p.m.: AZL Dodgers vs. AZL Angels
7:05 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Isaac Anderson) vs. Lancaster (Antonio Santos)