Triple-A: New Orleans Zephyrs
L 1-2 @ Oklahoma City RedHawks
Brian Flynn, SP: 6.2 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 BB, 6 SO
After batting .281/.381/.371 in Double-A, Zack Cox earned a mid-season promotion to Triple-A. The front office may be seeking internal options to replace Placido Polanco, who has hit .241/.299/.285 this year.
Double-A: Jacksonville Suns
L 0-2 @ Chattanooga Lookouts
Danny Black, 2B: 1-for-2
Jacob Realmuto, C: 0-for-2, SO
Robert Morey, SP: 5.0 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, 2 SO
Jacksonville's game was unfortunately cut short due to rain, which prevented the offense from getting a chance against the Chattanooga bullpen. Their starter, Zach Lee, shut down the Suns, striking out five batters. Lee is one of the top prospects in the Dodgers organization.
High Class A: Jupiter Hammerheads
L 2-3 @ St. Lucie Mets
Jake Esch, SP: 5.0 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 3 SO
Chris Valaika made his first rehab start, returning from a broken wrist injury that occurred in May. Christian Yelich also homered in his second rehab game with Jupiter.
Low Class A: Greensboro Grasshoppers
W 4-2 vs. Lakewood BlueClaws
Anthony Gomez, SS: 1-for-4, R, HR
Yordy Cabrera, 3B: 1-for-4, 2B
Blake Barker, LF-2B: 2-for-4, R, HR
Ramon Del Orbe, SP: 6.0 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2 ER, BB, 5 SO, HR
Greensboro took a 2-2 tie into the bottom of the ninth, when Blake Barber homered to win the game on a walk off.
Short-Season: Batavia Muckdogs
L 2-13 @ State College Spikes
Austin Dean, CF: 1-for-4, 2B
Avery Romero, 2B: 2-for-4, R, SO
Helpi Reyes, SP: 2.0 IP, 5 H, 7 R, 7 ER, 2 BB, SO, HR
The Muckdogs surrendered a whopping ten runs in the third. The inning included a base on balls, three hit by pitches, seven singles, and a home run.
Rookie: GCL Marlins
W 10-6 @ GCL Mets
Carlos Duran, DH: 3-for-6, R, 2B, HR, SO
Jorgan Cavanerio, SP: 6.0 IP, 7 H, 5 R, 5 ER, BB, 3 SO, HR
Dominic Smith, the Mets' first round pick in this year's draft, hit his first professional home run. The GCL Marlins were able to sustain the blow, however, thanks in part to Carlos Duran's grand slam.