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Santana smashed three hits in Drillers win

Recapping the Dodgers minor-league affiliate games

Cristian Santana smashed three hits in the Drillers, 6-4.
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Full season affiliates went 3-0 on Monday while rookie teams went 2-3. The Loons and Raptors each shutout their opponents in their wins.

Triple-A Oklahoma City

The Dodgers are on their All-Star break through Thursday. They will resume play on Friday, July 11.

Double-A Tulsa

The Drillers defeated the Cardinals on Monday 6-4 using the small ball strategy. Five of six runs scored were driven in with a base hit, each from different players. Each time the Cardinals scored, the Drillers followed to immediately regain the lead.

Edwin Uceta took the mound for the Drillers, pitching five innings and allowing three runs to score from five hits and two walks. He struck out three batters, which is his lowest since he struck out two on June 15. Uceta contributed to his own cause as well, driving in a run with a base hit in the second inning.

Victor Gonzalez, who has found himself pitching out of the bullpen lately, earned his first professional career save. He pitched a 1-2-3 ninth inning to take the Drillers to victory.

Cristian Santana had a three-hit night to raise his batting average past the .300 threshold. He is now slashing .302/.326/.429 this season with Tulsa.

Class-A Rancho Cucamonga

The Quakes edged the Lake Elsinore Storm by one run in an extra innings contest. Connor Wong had two RBI-hits, including his 15th home run of the season. Wong’s 15 home runs ties Donovan Casey for second-most on the team. Only Devin Mann has more, with 17.

Brayan Morales’ sacrifice fly put the Quakes up by two runs. The extra run was crucial, as the Storm scored one during their half of the 10th inning.

Andre Jackson tossed his sixth scoreless outing of the season, going six innings and holding his opponent to two hits and four walks. He dropped his ERA to 3.34 after this appearance.

Class-A Great Lakes

The Loons shutout the TinCaps on Monday, behind an impressive pitching performance by Stephen Kolek.

In his most dominant start of the season, Kolek tossed six scoreless inning. He held the TinCaps batters to two hits and did not distribute any walks. He also struck out five batters. Zach Willeman followed with an impressive outing of his own, recording a 3-inning save.

Jacob Amaya hit an RBI double in the fifth inning. The 20-year-old now leads the team in doubles with 21 this season.

Advanced Rookie Ogden

The Raptors took the series over the Rocky Mountain Vibes with their fourth win of the 5-game series. They held the Vibes scoreless in the 3-0 victory.

Justin Yurchak hit a homer in the sixth inning to kick off the scoring. The 22-year-old is now tied with Andy Pages for most Raptors home runs this season (7).

Jeronimo Castro pitched five scoreless innings, receiving no decision. He gave up three hits and no walks while striking out seven. Aaron Ochsenbein earned the win for his scoreless sixth inning.


  • 2B Brandon Montgomery assigned to Rancho Cucamonga Quakes from Oklahoma City Dodgers
  • Los Angeles Dodgers optioned RF Kyle Garlick to Oklahoma City Dodgers
  • Los Angeles Dodgers optioned 3B Edwin Rios to Oklahoma City Dodgers
  • Rancho Cucamonga Quakes activated RHP Andre Jackson from the temporarily inactive list
  • C Ramon Rodriguez assigned to Ogden Raptors from Rancho Cucamonga Quakes
  • C Cesar Mendoza assigned to AZL Dodgers Mota from Ogden Raptors
  • Markus Solbach assigned to AZL Dodgers Mota from AZL Dodgers Lasorda

Monday scores

Tulsa 6, Springfield 4

Rancho Cucamonga 5, Lake Elsinore 4

Great Lakes 3, Fort Wayne 0

Ogden 3, Rocky Mountain 0

AZL Indians Red 9, AZL Dodgers Lasorda 5

AZL Dodgers Mota 6, AZL Giants Orange 5

DSL Marlins 2, DSL Dodgers Bautista 1

DSL Red Sox Two 6, DSL Dodgers Shoemaker 4

Tuesday schedule

5:05 p.m. PDT: Tulsa (Parker Curry) vs. Springfield (Alex Fagalde)

6:00 p.m.: Rancho Cucamonga (Leo Crawford) at Lake Elsinore (Seth Blair)