Three out of four Dodger affiliates won on Friday. Tulsa, Rancho Cucamonga and Great Lakes all won while Oklahoma City lost by a run.
Player of the day
Quake first baseman Nick Yarnall went 3-for-5 with two RBI. Yarnall hit a single, double and triple on Friday night, striking out twice in his other times at-bat.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Dodgers fell one run short in their 4-3 loss to the Missions (Brewers). Will Smith striking out with the tying and go-ahead runners on base in the ninth inning ended a game where the Dodgers went 1-for-11 with runners in scoring position.
Brock Stewart started for the Dodgers and he pitched 4⅔ innings and gave up three runs. Will Smith went 1-for-3 with two runs and two walks.
Brewer prospect Keston Hiura hit his sixth and seventh home run this month. Last year, he hit 13 home runs in over 500 PA.
The Drillers scored four runs in the sixth inning and went on to beat the Hooks (Astros) 6-3 on Friday. Cody Thomas hit a three-run homer to break the 3-3 tie and that provided the winning margin.
Zach Reks continued his fine April with a 3-for-4 night. Reks is hitting .350/.426/.550 in 68 plate appearances.
Keibert Ruiz also had two hits and two RBI.
Justin De Fratus got his first win of the season with his six-inning outing, he gave up three runs.
Single-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes gave away four runs in the first inning but they were able to rally to win 8-6 over the Nuts (Mariners). A five-run fourth inning that was highlighted by a two-run double from Connor Wong and later Nick Yarnell hit a two-run triple.
Max Gamboa got his second win for his relief work. Gamboa pitched 1⅔ scoreless innings with two strikeouts.
The Quakes had plenty of opportunities to score but only went 6-for-23 with runners in scoring position.
Donovan Casey also had three hits and two RBI.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons scored three runs in the seventh inning and then held on to a 7-5 win over the Dragons (Reds). After Chris Roller led off the inning with a home run, the Loons used doubles from Jair Camargo and Niko Hulsizer to tie the game at 5-5.
The Loons took the lead on a bases-loaded walk to James Outman.
Brett de Geus got the win for two scoreless innings. He also struck out two.
There were no reported transactions
4:00 pm PDT: Great Lakes (Andre Jackson) at Dayton (Jhon De Jesus)
5:05 pm: Oklahoma City (Rob Zastryzny) at San Antonio (Corbin Burnes)
5:15 pm: Tulsa (J.D. Martin) at Midland (Carson LaRue)
7:05 pm: Rancho Cucamonga (Bryan Warzek) at Modesto (Austin Hutchison)