Dodger affiliates enjoyed Thursday as Oklahoma City, Tulsa, Rancho Cucamonga, Great Lakes, Ogden and one of the DSL affiliates took away wins.
Triple-A Oklahoma City
The Dodgers scored twice in the ninth to break the tie and they went on to beat the Redbirds (Cardinals) 8-6 at Memphis. Edwin Rios hit a solo home run to lead off the ninth and later DJ Peters scored on a sacrifice fly from Connor Joe.
The Dodgers had 13 hits with Peters getting three of them. Gavin Lux had two hits and drove in four runs. Kyle Garlick also had two hits.
Dustin May started and he pitched five innings. He gave up four runs (three earned), four hits and three walks. He also struck out three.
Jaime Schultz would get the win and Josh Sborz recorded the save.
The Drillers got a great performance from Logan Bawcom in their 5-2 win over the Naturals (Royals). Bawcom pitched 6⅓ innings and gave up one run and six hits.
Zach McKinstry went 3-for-5. Drew Avans had two hits and three RBI. Omar Estevez also had three hits. Cody Thomas hit his 14th home run.
Class-A Rancho Cucamonga
The Quakes scored three runs in the seventh to break a 4-4 tie and that led to their 8-4 win over the Giants at Rancho Cucamonga.
In the seventh, Connor Wong tripled home two runs and then Wong would score on Deacon Liput single.
Wills Montgomerie pitched five innings and gave up four runs and nine hits but he was still credited with the win.
Class-A Great Lakes
The Loons got very good pitching to beat the Kernels (Twins) 3-1 on Thursday. Jack Little pitched three scoreless innings to start the game for the Loons. Justin Bruihl followed with his own scoreless outing.
Jose Chacin pitched the final five innings and he gave up two hits and one run.
Leonel Valera delivered the key hit, a two-run single to give the Loons the lead in the seventh inning. Chris Roller would deliver another run in the eighth on a base hit to score James Outman.
Advanced Rookie Ogden
The Raptors scored six runs in the fourth and never looked back in their 13-5 win against the Chukars (Royals). The highlight of the six-run fourth was the three-run homer by Andy Pages. It was Pages eighth home run.
Brandon Lewis, Ryan Ward, Sauryn Lao, Tre Todd and Jeremy Arocho each had two hits for the Raptors. Lewis had three RBI and Lao drove in two. Lewis and Todd also homered.
Melvin Jiminez started his season at Rancho Cucamonga. In his return to Ogden, Jiminez had pitched 16 innings with 36 strikeouts and six walks. Last night, Jiminez pitched two scoreless innings and had six strikeouts and one walk.
- Oklahoma City activated right-handed pitcher Dustin May and infielder Gavin Lux from the temporary inactive list
- Oklahoma City placed right-handed pitcher Mitchell White on the 7-day injured list
- Left-handed pitcher Rob Zastryzny assigned to Tulsa from Oklahoma City
- Tulsa placed right-handed pitcher J.D. Martin on the 7-day injured list
- Rancho Cucamonga placed left-handed pitcher Austin Hamilton and infielder Brandon Montgomery on the 7-day injured list
- Rancho Cucamonga placed right-handed pitcher Michael Grove on the temporarily inactive list
- Rancho Cucamonga activated right-handed pitcher Gerardo Carrillo and infielder Jeter Downs from the 7-day injured list
- Rancho Cucamonga activated left-handed pitcher Darien Nunez from the temporarily inactive list
4:35 pm PDT: Great Lakes (John Rooney) at Cedar Rapids (Josh Winder)
5:05 pm: Oklahoma City (Brock Stewart) at Memphis (Austin Warner)
5:05 pm: Tulsa (Justin De Fratus) at NW Arkansas (Gerson Garabito)
6:15 pm: Ogden (Kevin Malisheski) at Idaho Falls (Stephen Ridings)
7:05 pm: Rancho Cucamonga (TBD) vs. San Jose (Jose Marte)