Ryan has written for True Blue LA since 2015, and among his various roles through the years was managing editor for the site in 2018-19. Ryan is a Budget Analyst with County Fire and a proud #girldad of three girls, though he is still hoping one of them comes up with a fastball in the upper 90s someday.
Only one of the five games ended in the win column for the Dodgers’ affiliates Friday. But a pair of starters stood out for the Drillers in a split doubleheader.
Tulsa had the only win among affiliates Thursday, beating the Cardinals 8-6 at home. The other three teams combined for four losses.
More bobbleheads and theme nights were announced by the Dodgers Thursday as they released the second half of the promotional schedule. Julio Urías has an anniversary Friday and news about legendary broadcaster Jaime Jarrin.
The Dodgers head to Arizona to play the Dbacks for the third series this season. LA has won five of the seven meetings this year but the snakes took two of three last month at Chase Field.
A pair of right-handers were outstanding for the Dodgers affiliates Wednesday, Rancho scored double digits for the second night in a row and another game was rained out.
For the third time in May, the Dodgers scored 14 runs against their opponent. They weren’t the only Dodgers’ affiliate in double digits Tuesday.
The Dodgers were 2-for-14 with runners in scoring position Saturday. Stefen Romero provided both those hits and the pitching staff made it stand, beating Sugar Land on the road.
Oklahoma City gave up the lead in the top of the ninth but got one back in the bottom half to walk it off over El Paso. That, and more from Thursday’s minor league action.
Coming on the heels of an off day for the Dodgers, here are some stories about the boys in blue that may be of interest.