Anthony Raglani Boosts Suns into First

Anthony Ragalani's four hits boosted Jacksonville into first place. Inland Empire broke a six-game losing streak. Great Falls ran afoul of Beloit and Ogden dumped Great Falls. The DSL Dodgers lost in 10 innings, the Coasties had the day off and Las Vegas was suspended by rain after seven in Tacoma.

Las Vegas-- The scheduled doubleheader at Tacoma was rained out, with the first game suspended with the score 3-3 going into the eighth inning. he 51s (47-51), who have won nine straight, scored all of their runs Saturday on Andy LaRoche's 11th home run of the season, a three-run shot in the third inning. The hit followed a single by Chin-Lung Hu and a walk to John Lindsey. The Rainiers (43-56) scored single runs in the second and fifth innings before tying the score in the sixth.

Raglani Leads Suns-- Outfielder Anthony Raglani rapped out four hits and knocked in a pair as Jacksonville improved to a league-leading 21-9 with a 6-3 win over Mississippi.

The 24-year-old left fielder singled in a three-run first inning and added base hits in the third and ninth.

Cory Dunlap and James Tomlin, who went 3-for-4, had RBIs in the first and Blake DeWitt was 2-for-5 with an RBI single and a run scored. to make life easier for starter Zachary Hammes (5-5) who worked into the sixth, allowing two runs on eight hits. Ramon Troncoso gave up a pair of runs but earned his his fourth save.

Former Dodger Tanyon Sturtze (0-2) gave up three runs on two hits and a walk in a short rehab start for Mississippi.

Two of the three ninth inning runs the Suns scored were helped by a pair of errors. The win, and Montgomery's' loss at Carolina, puts the Suns alone in first place in the South Division.

The Suns return to the Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville on Monday to host the Huntsville Stars, who have won 12 consecutive games.
 Score by Innings
Jacksonville 	300 001 003-7
Mississippi	000 002 011-4

 Jacksonville 	ab r  h  bi  ave
Paul cf        	6  1  1  0  .289
DeWitt 3b	5  1  2  1  .367
Howard 2b	4  1  2  0  .348
Ellis c        	4  1  1  0  .258
Dunlap 1b	5  1  2  1  .245
 Nicholson pr-ss0  1  0  0  .193
Raglani lf	5  1  4  2  .252
Tomlin rf	4  0  3  1  .268
Rohan ss-1b	4  0  0  0  .243
Hammes p	3  0  0  0  .000
 Wade p        	0  0  0  0  .000
 Gonzalez ph	0  0  0  0  .301
 Troncoso p	1  0  0  0  .000
   Totals	41 7 15 5
   Mississippi	37 4 13 3

 Error- Nicholson (5). 2B- DeWitt (3), Raglani (21). 
RBI Dunlap (41), Raglani 2 (54), Tomlin (16), DeWitt 
(4).  LOB- Jacksonville 12, Mississippi 10. SB- Tomlin 
2 (10). CS- Ellis (3). DP- DeWitt and Howard; Dunlap, 
Howard and Dunlap; Howard and Rohan.

 Jacksonville	in  h  re-er bb so  era
Hammes (5-5)	5.1  8  2-2  2  3  4.02
Wade        	1.2  1  0-0  0  0  0.00
Troncoso (sv,4)	2.0  4  2-1  1  1  3.07
 T-3:06. Att- 5,215.
Sixers Break Losing Streak-- A season high six game losing streak ended when Inland Empire earned a 6-4 win over Lancaster.

Left-hander Cody White (0-1), a midseason call-up from Great Lakes, took a 3-0 lead into the sixth inning but Lancaster rallied to tie the score 3-3.

White allowed five hits and three runs over six innings and had allowed only a single hit until the sixth.

Jacobo Meque (5-2) picked up the win in relief, allowing a single run over two innings. Carlos Alvarez's shutout ninth inning earned him his first save of the season. A two-run triple to left by third baseman Shane Justis in the seventh inning with catcher Gabriel Gutierrez and outfielder Adam Godwin on base with singles, broke the 3-3 tie and shortstop Ivan De Jesus added the third run with another single.

Gutierrez singled in the first 66er run in the second inning and after De Jesus singled and second baseman Travis Denker lived on an error, RBI singles by catcher Lucas May and first baseman Jamie Hoffman made it 3-0.

Inland Empire hosts the JetHawks in the third game of the series today.
 Score by Innings
Lancaster      000 003 010-4
Inland Empire  012 000 30x-6

 Inland Empire	ab r  h  bi  ave
Justis 3b	4  1  1  2  .315
De Jesus ss	4  1  2  1  .284
Denker 2b	3  1  0  0  .306
May dh        	4  1  2  1  .251
Hoffmann rf	4  0  2  1  .307
Mitchell 1b	3  0  0  0  .255
Hunt lf        	3  0  0  0  .269
Gutierrez c	4  1  2  1  .250
Godwin cf	4  1  1  0  .239
   Totals	33 6 10 6
   Lancaster	33 4  6 3

 3B- Justis (4). RBI- Gutierrez (16), May (69), 
Hoffmann (57), Justis 2 (25), De Jesus (37). 
LOB- Inland Empire 6, Lancaster 5. 
CS- Hoffmann (7).

 Inland Empire	in   h  r-er bb so  era
White         	6.0  5  3-3  1  2  5.60
Meque (5-2)	2.0  1  1-1  1  2  6.46
Alvarez (sv, 1)	1.0  0  0-0  1  2  5.79
 WP- Meque, Alvarez. T- 2:46. Att- 3,215.
Beloit Stops Loons-- Beloit, winners of the Western Division's first half, moved to 15-11 by dumping Great Lakes, who fell to 8-18, by an 8-3 score.

The Snappers tagged Loons' starter James Adkins, the Dodgers second-rdound pick in the 2007 draft, for a home run and added another run in the inning. They added three more runs in the fourth off Arismendy Castillo before Chris Malone worked the final 3.1 innings and allowed two more.

Adkins (0-1) gave up two hits and two walks over two innings in his second professional start.

The first 12 Loons went down in order and had just three hits through seven before breaking out in the eighth. Parker Brooks recorded his first RBI of the season on an infield grounder and Trayvon Robinson drove in a run with a single. Brooks later scored on an error.

The Loons and Snappers play the second of their four-game series today at 3 p.m.

The Loons host Beloit in Game 2 of the series this afternoon. Lefthander Paul Coleman (1-2) starts for Great Lakes.
 Score by Innings
Great Lakes	000 000 030-3
Beloit        	020 310 20x-8

 Great Lakes	ab r  h  bi  ave
Robinson cf	4  0  1  0  .250
Berezay lf	3  0  0  0  .245
Giles rf	4  0  1  0  .333
Bell 3b        	3  0  0  0  .274
Gonzalez ss	4  0  0  0  .308
Van Sluke 1b	4  1  1  0  .260
Apodaca c	4  1  1  0  .240
Mattingly dh	3  0  2  0  .236
PBrooks 2b	2  1  0  1  .000
   Totals	28 3 6 2
   Beloit	31 8 8 8

 Error- Bell (26). 2B- Giles (7), RBI- Brooks (1), 
Robinson (25).LOB- Great Lakes 5, Beloit 9. 
CS- Giles (4). DP- Adkins, Gonzalez and Van Slyke.

 Great Lakes	in  h  r-er bb so  era
Adkins (0-1)	2.0  2  2-2  2  0  4.50
Castillo 	2.2  3  4-1  6  1  4.61
Malone	        3.1  3  2-2  0  5  6.75
 WP- Adkins, Castillo. HBP- by Adkins, Berezay. 
T- 2:41. Att- 3,003.
Strong Pitching Helps Raptors-- Bobby Blevins and Doug Brooks turned in solid pitching performances and Jovanny Rosario turned slugger to give Ogden one of its best performances of the season, a 7-2 triumph over Great Falls Saturday.

Blevins, a 13th-round draft pick from LeMoyne, held the White Sox to three hits and a run over five innings, then Brooks, who had been a starter, came on for four innings in which the Sox also had three hits and a run. Both walked just one while striking out six each. The win brought Blevins to 2-0 while the save was the first for Brooks.

Rosario, a leadoff man noted for speed not power, slammed a three-run homer, his second, to climax a five-run burst in the fourth inning for the Raptors. A throwing error gave them the other two runs in that inning. Rosario wound up with three hits and also stole his 16th base.

Third-round draft choice Austin Gallagher hit his second homer, a solo shot in the second, and was 2-for-2. Travis Vetters also had two hits for Ogden, just 13-18 for the season.--Bill Shelley.
 Score by innings
Great Falls      000 100 100-2
Ogden	        110 500 01x-8

 Ogden	        ab r  h  bi  ave
Rosario cf	5  2  3  3  .358
Kanaby lf	4  0  2  0  .282
Garabedian c	3  0  0  0  .236
Ortiz 1b	4  1  1  0  .333
Taloa dh	4  0  0  0  .233
Vetters rf	4  1  2  0  .309
Gallagher 3b	2  2  2  1  .292
Mathews 3b	1  0  1  1  .279
Fuller ss	3  1  0  0  .197
Herrera 2b	3  1  1  1  .277
   Totals	33 8 12 6
   GFalls	33 6  6 2

 Errors- Herrera 2 (7). 2B- Gallagher (2), Rosario (2).
RBI- Gallagher (9), Herrera (11), Rosario 3 (14),
Mathews (17). SB- Rosario (16), Kanaby (4). CS- Herrera
(2). LOB- Ogden 5, Great Falls 6. DP- Fuller and Ortiz;
Herrera, Fuller and Ortiz.	

 Ogden	        in  h  r-er bb so  era
Blevins (2-0)	5.0  3  1-1  1  6  3.91
Brooks (sv 1)	4.0  3  1-1  1  6  7.20
 WP- Blevins. HBP- Fuller, Gallagher; by Brooks.
T- 2:51. Att- 4,712.
Gulf Coasties-- Open date.

DSL Dodgers Lose in 10-- The Dominican Royals moved past the Dodgers with a 4-3 extra-inning win that carried them into third place in their division. The Dodgers, who have been stumbling lately, fell percentage points behind into fourth as the Royals are now 24-16, the Dodgers 25-17.

Pedro Noboa (0-2) didn't allow a hit in three and one-third innings but walked the first two men to face him in the 10th. Luis Ferreras came in, only to be reached for a single that drove in the run that broke a 3-3 tie.

Gari Taverez went the the first three for the Dodgers, giving up five hits and three runs. Raul Rivas pitched three hitless innings before giving way to Noboa.

Pablo Brito had a double and single while Pedro Guerrero had a pair of hits for the Dodgers. --Bill Shelley.
 Score by innings
Royals	003 000 000 1-4
Dodgers	001 001 100 0-3

 Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Mirabal 3b	3  0  0  0  .212
Ynoa 2b	        4  0  0  1  .223
Guerrero ss	3  1  2  0  .324
Arias 1b	5  0  1  0  .210
Jean dh	        5  0  1  0  .259
Tavarez c	3  0  1  1  .275
 Aybar pr	0  0  0  0  .180
 Villalobos c	1  0  0  0  .254
Brito lf	4  0  2  0  .213
 Ovando pr-lf	0  0  0  0  .102
Aviles cf	4  1  0  0  .243
JCastillo rf	2  1  1  0  .162
 Gonzalez pr-rf	2  0  0  0  .259
    Totals	36 3 8 2
    Royals	34 4 6 3

 2B- Brito (2). RBI- Ynoa (13), Tavarez (22). 
S- JCastillo. SF- Ynoa. SB- JCastillo (8). CS- Tavarez
(1). LOB- Dodgers 12, Royals 5. DP- Guerrero, Ynoa
and Arias.

 Dodgers	in  h  r-er bb so  era
Tavarez	        3.0  5  3-3  1  2  1.50
Rivas	        3.0  0  0-0  1  1  1.07
Noboa (0-2)	3.1  0  1-1  2  5  3.60
Ferreras	0.0  1  0-0  1  0  1.06
Urriola	        0.2  0  0-0  0  0  3.09
 WP- Tavarez 2. HBP- Tavares. T- 3:30.

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