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Reks now has 11 home runs this season

Zach Reks hit two home runs in the 9-6 loss to the Redbirds.
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Six of the nine Dodgers minor league affiliates played on Monday, half coming out with a win. Oklahoma City lost their fourth game in a row, while Rancho Cucamonga avoided a losing streak.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

The Dodgers scored four runs in the eighth inning, but it wasn’t enough to catch up to the Redbirds as they fell 9-6.

Dennis Santana pitched 4 23 innings for the Dodgers, allowing five runs (three earned) in his fifth loss of the season. He gave up five hits and delivered a season-high of six walks.

Zach Reks hit two home runs to contribute to four runs of the six on the night. Edwin Rios also hit a homer for his 13th of the season.

The team went 2-for-12 with runners in scoring position and stranded 13 on base. It is their fourth-straight loss.

Double-A Tulsa

The Texas League is on their All-Star break. Action will return on Thursday.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

The Quakes topped the Storm on Monday using the small ball strategy. The team totaled 14 hits on the night in the 10-6 victory.

Connor Wong and Deacon Liput each had three hits. Wong’s three hits drove in three runs.

Niko Hulsizer had a two-hit night. He also hit his first home run since making the move to Rancho Cucamonga from the Great Lakes Loons.

Leo Crawford earned his second win of the season in his seven-inning appearance. He allowed four runs (three earned) to score and gave up five hits and one walk.

Class-A Great Lakes

The Great Lakes Loons had a day off on Monday. They will being a 7-game home stand on Tuesday in Kentucky against the Bowling Green Hot Rods.

Advanced Rookie Ogden

The Ogden Raptors had a day off as they travel to Colorado to face the Rocky Mountain Vibes for two games.

Transactions

  • Oklahoma City Dodgers sent RHP Markus Solbach on a rehab assignment to AZL Dodgers Lasorda
  • Tulsa Drillers sent 2B Omar Estevez on a rehab assignment to AZL Dodgers Mota
  • Rancho Cucamonga Quakes placed LHP Wes Helsabeck on the 7-day injured list
  • Rancho Cucamonga Quakes activated LHP Leo Crawford from the 7-day injured list
  • Great Lakes Loons sent OF Romer Cuadrado on a rehab assignment to AZL Dodgers Mota

Monday scores

Memphis 9, Oklahoma City 6

Rancho Cucamonga 10, Lake Elsinore 6

AZL Padres Two 8, AZL Dodgers Lasorda 5

AZL Padres One 8, AZL Dodgers Mota 2

DSL Dodgers Shoemaker 8, DSL Indians 2

DSL Dodgers Bautista 7, DSL Royals One 2

Tuesday schedule

3:35 p.m. PDT: Great Lakes (TBD) vs. Bowling Green (TBD)

4:05 p.m: Oklahoma City (TBD) vs. New Orleans (Dustin Beggs)

5:40 p.m.: Ogden (Kevin Malisheski) vs. Rocky Mountains (TBD)

6:00 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Austin Hamilton) vs. Lake Elsinore (Caleb Boushley)