Santana's Walkoff Homer Wins in 10th

Las Vegas roughed up Chan Ho Park and beat Round Rock and Carolina stuffed Jacksonville. Inland Empire used strong pitching to top High Desert and a walk-off homer boosted Great Lakes over Clinton in 10 innings. Ogden took it on the chin again, the DR Dodgers dumped the Yankees and the Gulf Coast Dodgers had a day off.

Lindsey Leads Charge-- First baseman John Lindsey homered twice and drove in five runs to power Las Vegas to a 12-4 romp over Round Rock on Tuesday. Former Dodger Chan Ho Park was tagged with his 10th loss, giving up eight runs --six earned -- on 10 hits before being KO'ed in the sixth. The loss was his third straight.

Lindsey stepped up after the 51s offensive leader Delwyn Young was called up to the Dodgers and launched a two-run shot in the fourth inning, then connected for his 13th of the season with two men aboard in the sixth. It was his fourth multi-homer game of the season and third with the 51s. He hit two homers and drove in six runs in a 14-9 win over Portland on July 16.

The 30-year-old first baseman is batting .335 with 57 RBIs in 43 games since he was promoted from Double-A Jacksonville on June 11.

Wilkin Ruan rammed a bases-loaded triple in the sixth and Larry Barnes went 3-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI. Andy LaRoche singled in the fourth to extend his home hitting streak to 18 games.

Las Vegas starter Eric Cyr (3-1) recorded his third straight win, allowing two runs on four hits over six innings with six strikeouts.

EY Gets the Call-- Outfielder Delwyn Young, leading the Pacific Coast League with a .343 average, was promoted to the Dodgers for the first time this season. ...Las Vegas outfielder Choo Freeman and infielder Luis Maza were activated, and infielder Michael Rivera was optioned to Inland Empire.
 Score by Innings
Round Rock	010 001 020- 7
Las Vegas	000 237 00x-12

Las Vegas	ab r  h  bi ave
Valdez lf	5  2  1  2  .335
Hu ss        	5  0  0  0  .348
Barnes rf-1b	4  2  3  1  .266
 Bauer p	0  0  0  0 1.000
 Wright p	0  0  0  0  .333
 Hoorelbeke p	0  0  0  0  .000
Lindsey 1b	4  2  2  5  .335
LaRoche 3b	3  1  1  0  .317
McDougall 2b	4  0  1  0  .271
Freeman cf	4  2  2  0  .271
Davis c	        4  2  1  0  .241
Cyr p	        2  0  1  1  .167
 Ruan ph-pr	2  1  1  3  .299
   Totals	37 12 13 12
   Round Rock	33  4 12  4

 3B- Ruan (4). HR Lindsey 2 (13). RBI Lindsey 
5 (57), Cyr (1), Valdez 2 (19), Barnes (18), 
Ruan 3 (23). LOB- Las Vegas 3, Round Rock 8.

 Las Vegas	 in  h  r-err bb so  era
Cyr (3-1)	6.0  4  2-2  4  6  4.10
Bauer	        1.0  2  0-0  0  2  4.50
Wright 	        1.0  1  2-2  1  0  8.59
Hoorelbeke 	1.0  0  0-0  1  1  5.27
 T- 2:51. Att- 2,735.
Suns Hit Early-- Carolina scored four times in the first three innings and held on to dump Jacksonville 5-2.

Catcher A. J. Ellis doubled and scored on Juan Gonzalez's RBI double in the second and James Tomlin smacked a run-scoring double in the fifth for the Suns only offense. The Suns were held to only four hits.

Jacksonville starter Joey Norrito (7-2) gave up four runs on seven hits and one walk in three innings. The start was the shortest of the season for Norrito. Cory Wade allowed three hits and fanned three in three scoreless frames.

The Suns send right-hander Zach Hammes to face Mudcats right-hander Jesus Silva tonight.
 Score by Innings
Jacksonville	010 010 000-4
Carolina	211 000 10x-5

 Jacksonville	ab r  h  bi  ave
Tomlin cf	4  0  1  1  .275
DeWitt 3b	4  0  1  0  .359
Howard 2b	4  0  0  0  .305
Concepcion rf	3  0  0  0  .264
Dunlap 1b	4  0  0  0  .241
Raglani lf	4  0  0  0  .244
Ellis c	        3  1  1  0  .265
Gonzalez ss	2  1  1  1  .306
 Akin p	        0  0  0  0  .000
Norrito p	1  0  0  0  .050
 Wade p	        0  0  0  0  .000
 Rohan ss 	1  0  0  0  .237
   Totals	30 2  4 2
   Carolina	34 5 11 5

 2B- DeWitt (6), Ellis (17), Gonzalez (13), 
Tomlin (12). RBI - Gonzalez (43), Tomlin (21). 
S- Wade. LOB- Jacksonville 4, Carolina 10.

 Jacksonville	 in   h  r-er bb so  era
Norrito (7-2)	3.0  7  4-4  1  0  3.11
Wade        	3.0  3  0-0  0  3  1.50
Akin         	2.0  1  1-1  2  1  4.21
HBP- by Norrito. T- 2:37 (:29 delay). Att- 5,787.
Javy Calms the Storm-- Javy Guerra (6-5) had his best start of the season, working six innings and allowing one run on four hits while striking out nine as Inland Empire stopped High Desert 6-1.

He was supported by a 14-hit attack that changed a tight, 2-1 game with a four run eighth inning.

Designated hitter Lucas May broke up a 1-1 tie in the sixth with his 22nd homer of the season and 10th of the month, becoming the first 66ers player with 10 home runs in a month.

Inland Empire sent nine men to the plate n the eighth inning and scored four times. Shane Justis and Russell Mitchell each had run scoring singles while Travis Denker had a two-RBI single, part of a four hit night for the second baseman.

Francisco Felix and Jacobo Meque combined for three scoreless innings in relief to close out the win.
 Score by Innings
Inland Empire	100 001 040-6
Lake Elsinore	010 000 000-1

 Inland Empire	ab r  h  bi ave
Justis 1b	5  2  3  1  .313
De Jesus ss	4  1  0  0  .294
Denker 2b	5  0  4  3  .323
Mitchell 3b	5  0  2  1  .269
Hoffmann rf	5  0  0  0  .308
May dh        	5  1  1  1  .254
Hunt lf        	4  0  0  0  .277
Godwin cf	4  1  2  0  .250
Gutierrez c	4  1  2  0  .248
   Totals       41 6 14 6
   Lk Elsinore	31 1  7 1

 2B- Godwin (5). 3B- Godwin (2). HR- May (22). 
RBI- Denker 3 (49), May (77), Justis (32), 
Mitchell (58). LOB- Inland Empire 11, Lake 
Elsinore 6. SB- Hunt (8). DP- De Jesus, Denker 
and Justis.

 Inland Empire   in  h  r-er bb so  era
Guerra (6-5)	6.0  4  1-1  1  9  5.40
Felix        	2.0  2  0-0  0  3  5.45
Meque        	1.0  1  0-0  1  1  5.91
 T- 2:47. Att- 1,801.
Santana Smacks Walkoff HR in 10th-- In a game that Great Lakes had to come from behind four times, catcher Carlos Santana capped a remarkable night with a walk-off home run as the Loons defeated Clinton in front of 4,692 fans by a score of 9-8 in 10 innings.

Trailing 8-4 into the last of the ninth, designated hitter Rick Taloa struck out swinging but reached first on a wild pitch. With one out, Santana singled to left and second baseman Preston Mattingly followed with an RBI single to make it 8-5. With two out, shortstop Adolfo Gonzalez's ground ball was fumbled before outfielder Matt Berezay lined an RBI-single to right field to make it 8-6. With the bases loaded, first baseman Eduardo Perez tied the game with a two-run single.

A throwing error that scored Trayvon Robinson and an RBI-single by third baseman Josh Bell followed to tie the game at two in the first. Perez's RBI tied the game in the third and Robinson doubled and Berezay' singled him home to knot the game again in the fifth.

Starter Josh Wall allowed the first five runs, including two home runs. in his five innings of work and Chris Malone was also tagged with a pair of homers before the Loons scored four in the ninth to tie.

With one out in the tenth, Santana's line drive clearing the right-field wall to win the game and he was mobbed by his teammates at plate after the first walk-off home run in team history.

?Berezay and center fielder Trayvon Robinson led the Loons with three hits each in the ballgame.

  Blake Brannon (2-0) got his second win in as many appearances after pitching the final two innings.

The Loons-Lumberkings series continues tonight.
 Score by Innings
Clinton	        201 012 011 0-8
Great Lakes	201 010 004 1-9

 Great Lakes	ab r  h  bi ave
Gonzalez ss	4  2  1  0  .310
Berezay lf	5  1  3  2  .266
Perez 1b	5  0  2  3  .319
Bell 3b        	4  0  2  1  .274
Taloa dh	5  1  0  0  .176
Santana c	5  2  2  1  .225
Van Slyke rf-cf	4  0  0  0  .275
Mattingly 2b	4  1  1  1  .227
Robinson cf	3  2  3  0  .247
 Peterson ph-rf	1  0  0  0  .294
   Totals 	30 9 14 8
   Clinton	36 8 11 8

 Error- Robinson (9). 2B- Robinson (7). HR- Santana 
(6). RBI- Bell (55), Perez 3 (49), Berezay 2 (45), 
Mattingly (32), Santana (33). S- Gonzalez. 
LOB- Great Lakes 5, Clinton 3. SB- Robinson (17), 
Berezay (8). CS- Berezay (7). DP- 2 Mattingly, 
Gonzalez and Perez; Malone, Gonzalez and Perez.

 Great Lakes	in  h  r-er bb so  era
Wall         	5.0  7  5-5  1  4  4.40
Malone	        3.0  2  2-2  2  2  5.30
Brannon (2-0)	2.0  2  1-1  1  2  2.25
 T- 3:12. Att- 4,692.
Ogden Blanked-- To understate the case, pitching has not been the strong point for Ogden this season. However, Tuesday, they got one of their better efforts as Kris Krise had a strong game. Didn't matter, though because the Raptor batters were held down almost completely and were shutout by Idaho Falls 4-0.

It was the second straight defeat to start the second half for Ogden which managed only three singles- one apiece by Alex Garabedian, Jaime Ortiz and Kenley Jansen.

Krise had only one bad inning -the fourth-but otherwise threw zeroes himself. However, Cliff Robinson, the Pioneer League co-leader in the long ball department, sent a three-run blast out of the yard in the fourth and an error let in the other run. Krise (1-3) wound up going seven in which he gave up only three hits. --Bill Shelley.
 Score by Innings
Ogden        	000 000 000-0
Idaho Falls	000 400 00x-4

 Ogden	        ab r  h  bi ave
Kanaby cf	4  0  0  0  .248
Pedroza ss	4  0  0  0  .342
Garabedian c	4  0  1  0  .213
Ortiz 1b	4  0  1  0  .345
Mathews lf	4  0  0  0  .278
Gallagher 3b	3  0  0  0  .326
Jansen dh	3  0  1  0  .278
Vetters rf	3  0  0  0  .296
Dalton 2b	2  0  0  0  .286
   Totals	31 0 3 0
   Idaho Falls	28 4 3 4

 Error- Ortiz. HR- Robinson (7). RBI- Robinson 3 
(35). LOB- Ogden 1. Idaho Falls 5.

 Ogden	         in  h  r-er bb so  era
Krise (1-3) 	7.0  3  4-3  1  6  8.42
Sartor	        1.0  0  0-0  0  2  0.00
 T- 1:38. Att- 2,601.
Gulf Coast Dodgers-- open date.

DSL Dodgers Go Long-- Hitting for extra bases is something the Dominican Dodgers don't usually do but they did just that as Jose Arias sent a two-run shot out and Charlie Mirabal contributed a triple, good for two more. That combined with the usual efficient pitching of Geison Aguasviva carried them past the Yankees 6-4 and back into second place in their division.

Arias leads the team in homers and came through with his fifth in the fifth. Mirabal followed a two-run single by Rafael Aybar with his three-base knock in the second when the Dodgers scored four. Both Mirabal and Andrick Villalobos had two hits.

Aguasviva, a lefthander, celebrated his 20th birthday three days early by going five in which he gave up only three hits and solitary run to up his record to 7-2. He walked only two while striking out five. The Yanks then picked up two more off three relievers before closer Luis Ferreras came on to be reached for still another run before ending matters for his eighth save.

The victory gave the Dodgers a 31-20 record and pushed them past the Royals into second, five back of the Giants.--Bill Shelley.
 Score by Innings
Yankees	100 000 201-4
Dodgers	040 020 00x-6

 Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Mirabal 3b	4  1  2  2  .219
Castillo cf	4  0  0  0  .198
Jean ss        	4  0  0  0  .268
Arias lf        4  1  1  2  .213
Gonzalez rf	3  0  0  0  .212
Ovando rf	0  0  0  0  .103
Tavarez 1b	2  1  0  0  .248
Villalobos c	3  1  2  0  .269
Bens dh        	3  1  0  0  .232
Aybar 2b        3  1  1  2  .194
   Totals	30 8  6 6
   Yankees	231 4 11 3

 3B- Mirabal (2). HR- Arias (5). RBI- Aybar 2 
(9), Mirabal 2 (13), Arias 2 (23). LOB- Dodgers 
5, Yankees2 10. SB- Gonzalez (4). DP- Aybar, 
Jean and Tavarez.

 Dodgers	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Aguasviva (7-2)	5.0  3  1-1  2  5  1.10
Marte	        1.1  4  1-1  0  1  6.75
Lopez 	        0.0  1  1-1  2  0  9.69
Ortega	        1.2  1  0-0  2  3  3.00
Ferreras (sv 8)	1.0  2  1-1  1  0  1.35
 WP- Lopez, Ortega 2. HBP- by Arias. T-2:38
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