Vetters and White spark Raptors and Sixers

Cody White led Inland Empire to a win over Lake Elsinore and Great Lakes pounded Peoria. Ogden dumped league-leading Idaho Falls on Travis Vetters' RBI double in the ninth and the Coasties lost two to the Cardinals and the DSL Dodgers lost to the Royals. Las Vegas was suspended by rain and Jacksonville had the day off.

Las Vegas-- Game suspended by rain in the third inning with the 51s leading 3-1. The game will resume today with the regular game to follow.

Jacksonville-- Open date.

White Leads Sixers to Win-- Lefthander Cody White allowed a run in the first inning, then retired 17 Mavericks in succession to spark the Sixers in a 4-2 win over High Desert.

White (2-1), coming off a victory against Lake Elsinore last week, pitched seven strong innings, allowing one run on three hits and earning his second victory for Inland Empire.

Center fielder Jamie Hoffmann went two-for-four, with a triple and a run batted in. Left fielder Ryan Rogowski was two-for-three, with an RBI double and run scored. Right fielder Bridger Hunt had an RBI groundout that scored designated hitter Drew Locke in the third inning.

The 66ers bullpen finished the game out, allowing one run on three hits with one inning each from Jesus Rodriguez and Kyle Wilson, fresh off the disabled list, picked up his 12th save on the season.

Inland Empire erased the early 1-0 deficit with two in the third inning with Hunt's grounder tying the game and an error putting the Sixers in front. They added single runs in the sixth on Hoffmann's RBI single and in the seventh on Rogowski's RBI double.

The 66ers are in fourth place, five games behind Lancaster. They play game two of the three game series today.
 Score by Innings
Lake Elsinore	100 000 001-2
Inland Empire	002 001 10x-4

 Inland Empire	ab r  h  bi  ave
Justis 1b	4  0  0  0  .306
De Jesus ss	4  0  0  0  .286
Denker 2b	4  1  1  0  .313
Mitchell 3b	4  0  0  0  .258
Hoffman cf	4  0  2  1  .313
May c        	3  0  0  0  .043
Locke dh	3  2  2  0  .289
Rogowski lf	3  1  2  1  .266
Hunt rf	        3  0  0  1  .279
   Totals	32 4 7 3
   Lk Elsinore  33 2 6 2

 2B- Locke (10). 3B- Hoffmann (7). RBI- Hunt (22), 
Hoffmann (65), Rogowski (42). LOB- Inland Empire 
4, Lake Elsinore 5. SB- Rogowski 2 (33).

 Inland Empire 	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
White (2-1)	7.0  3  1-1  1  2  4.17
Rodriguez 	1.0  2  0-0  0  1  3.27
Wilson (sv,12)	1.0  1  1-1  0  0  0.67
 T- 2:14. Att- 4,710.
Big First Boosts Loons-- Great Lakes scored five times in the first inning and went on to mash Peoria 10-2 behind a 16-hit attack led by Matt Berezay's four hits and home runs from Eduardo Perez and Josh Bell.

Paul Coleman earned up the win, allowing one run in 6.1 innings. Miguel Sanfler finished the game out.

Perez banged a three run shot in the first and Bell added a solo homer to get the Loons off on the right foot.

A Juan Rivera double in the fourth inning increased the lead to 6-0 and a two-run triple by Adolfo Gonzalez, Trayvon Robinson added an RBI single in the fifth and Bell followed with an RBI single for the Loons in the sixth inning.

Coleman boosted his record to 2-2 as the Loons won back-to-back games for the first time since July 1-2.

Every member of the Loons lineup recorded a hit with the exception of catcher Carlos Santana who snapped an 11-game hitting streak. Berezay had a pair of singles and a pair of doubles.  Perez and Bell had three hits each.

With Clayton Kershaw moving to Jacksonville, the Loons received right-handed pitcher Kyle Smit from the Gulf Coast Dodgers. He is scheduled to start Friday in the Loons' series finale against Peoria.

Smit, a fifth round selection of the Dodgers in 2006, went 4-0 with a 2.82 ERA and held opponents to a .217 average against this summer in the Gulf Coast League.  He also spent last season with the GCL Dodgers, compiling an 0-2 record and a 4.09 ERA in 11 innings.

The Loons, in last place 13.5 games behind West Michigan, go for three in a row tonight with right-hander Steven Johnson scheduled to start. 
 Score by Innings
Great Lakes	500 131 000-10
Peoria	        000 010 001- 2

 Great Lakes	ab r  h  bi  ave
Rivera 2b	4  1  1  1  .273
Berezay lf	5  2  4  0  .275
Perez 1b	5  1  3  3  .317
Bell dh        	5  2  3  2  .290
Santana c	3  2  0  0  .234
Gonzalez 3b	5  1  1  2  .295
Van Slyke rf	5  0  1  0  .262
Lizarraga ss	4  0  1  1  .274
Robinson cf	4  1  2  1  .248
   Totals	36 10 16 10
   Peoria	35  2  7  2

 Error- Robinson (12), Rivera (5). 2B- Berezay 2 
(26), Rivera (4), Perez (19). 3B- Gonzalez (2). 
HR- Perez (12), Bell (15), RBI- Perez 3 (12), 
Bell 2 (20), Lizarraga (20), , Rivera (9), 
Gonzalez 2 (24), Robinson (26). LOB- Great Lakes 
6, Peoria 13.

 Great Lakes 	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Coleman (2-2)	6.1  5  1-1  4  3  3.86
Sanfler	        2.2  2  1-1  3  2  5.43
 T- 2:56. Att- 3,047.
Vetters' Double Boosts Raptors-- Outfielder Travis Vetters lined an RBI double in the top of the 10th inning to break a 3-3 tie and outfielder Jovanny Rosario drove him in with a singe to give Ogden a 5-3 win over league-leading Idaho Falls.

Brian Mathews contributed three hits and Justin Fuller went 2-for-4 with a pair of RBIs for Ogden.

Douglas Brooks (3-4) allowed an unearned run, struck out six and walked one in three hitless innings for the win in relief of starter Wilfredo Diaz who had allowed two runs -- one earned -- on eight hits and established career highs with eight strikeouts over seven innings, leaving the game with a 3-2 lead.

The Raptors scored twice in the second when Vetters singled to score outfielder Brian Mathews who had doubled. First baseman Matt Wallach's RBI single made it 2-0 and shortstop Justin Fuller singled to drive in Austin Gallagher in the third to boost the lead to 3-0.

Ogden (4-5) is in third place, two games behind Idaho Falls.
 Score by Innings
Ogden	        020 100 000 2-6
Idaho Falls	000 100 110 0-3

 Ogden 	ab r  h  bi  ave
Rosario cf	6  0  1  1  .341
Herrera 2b	4  0  0  0  .294
Pedroza dh	5  0  1  0  .366
Mathews lf-3b	5  1  3  0  .288
Jansen c	4  0  1  0  .267
 Brown pr	0  0  0  0  .221
 Garabedian c	1  0  0  0  .207
Gallagher 3b	3  2  1  0  .297
 Kanaby pr-lf	0  1  0  0  .235
Vetters rf	4  1  2  2  .311
Wallach 1b	4  0  2  0  .283
Fuller ss	4  0  2  2  .229
   Totals	40 5 13 5
   Idaho Falls	37 3  8 2

 Error- Herrera (9), Wallach (2), Brooks (1). 
RBI- Vetters 2 (22), Fuller 2 (8), Rosario (20). 
SF- Fuller. DP- Herrera, Fuller and Wallach.

 Ogden 	         in  h  r-er bb so  era
Diaz         	7.0  6  2-1  0  8  4.45
Brooks (3-4)	4.0  0  1-0  1  6  5.63
 WP- Diaz. HBP- Vetters, Wallach. 
T- 2:54. Att- 3,268.
GC Dodgers Lose Twice to Cardinals-- The Gulf Coast Dodgers lost a pair of well-pitched games to the Cardinals, losing 2-1 in the opener and 3-2 in the second game.

The Cards tagged Daigoro Rondon for a pair of runs in the sixth, helped by a Dodger error, to to snap a 0-0 tie, then fought off a Dodger rally in the seventh to win.

The Dodgers were held hitless until first baseman Kyle Orr singled in the fifth. Pinch runner Johancy Guzman was thrown out at the plate in the sixth.

Four singles and an error in the bottom of the sixth gave the Cardinals a 2-0 lead and the Dodgers fought back in the top of the seventh when third baseman Pedro Baez walked and moved up on a wild pitch. Second baseman Johan Garcia singled him across with two out but Guzman fanned to end the game.
 Game 1
 Score by Innings
Dodgers	        000 000 1-1
Cardinals	000 002 x-2

 Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Becker ss	2  0  0  0  .308
Collado c	2  0  1  0  .375
Silverio lf	3  0  0  0  .373
Lambo rf	3  0  0  0  .315
Baez 3b	        2  1  0  0  .246
Orr 1b        	3  0  1  0  .277
JGarcia 2b	3  0  1  1  .314
 Jacobs dh	1  0  0  0  .333
 JGuzman pr-dh	1  0  0  0  .233
Poole cf	1  0  0  0  .182
   Totals	31 1 3 1
   Cardinals	21 2 7 1

 Errors- Garcia (4). RBI- Garcia (7). S- Collado, 
Poole. LOB- Dodgers 4, Cardinals 2. DP- JGarcia, 
Becker and Orr; Becker JGarcia and Orr.

 Dodgers 	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Rondon (4-2)	6.0  7  2-1  1  3  2.87
In the second game the Cardinals tagged Edwin Conteras (2-1) for three runs over his four innings of work, then held the Dodgers to four hits to earn a 3-2 win. Jesus Gomez held the Cardinals to a single hit over the final three innings.

Trailing 3-0, outfielder Alfredo Silverio singled and scored on a double by first baseman Andrew Lambo. Third baseman Pedro Baez doubled to cut the Cardinals lead to 3-2 but the Cardinals held on to retire the next three Dodgers.

The Coasties had one more chance in the sixth when Lambo singled and moved to third on consecutive wild pitches. Baez flew to left field and Lambo was cut down at the plate attempting to score after the catch.

The two losses dropped the Dodgers to 28-12 on the season and cut their lead over the Cardinals and Marlins to 7 1/2 games.
   Game 2
 Score by Innings
Cardinals	100 320 0-3
Dodgers	        000 200 0-2

 Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Becker ss	2  0  0  0  .303
Bradley lf	3  0  0  0  .250
Silverio rf	3  1  1  0  .372
Lambo 1b	3  1  2  1  .323
Baez 3b        	2  0  1  1  .250
Orr dh        	3  0  0  0  .270
JGarcia 2b	2  0  0  0  .302
Martin c	3  0  0  0  .240
Bert cf	        2  0  0  0  .167
   Totals	21 2 4 2
   Cardinals	26 3 6 2

 Error- JGarcia (5). 2B- Lambo (10), Baez (11). 
RBI- Lambo (22), Baez (19). LOB- Dodgers 4, Cardinals 4.

 Dodgers  	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Contreras (2-1)	4.0  6  3-3  1  4  3.68
Gomez        	3.0  0  0-0  0  4  6.00
WP- Contreras. HBP- Baez, by Contreras.
Royals drop DSL Dodgers-- The Dominican Dodgers were held to four hits as the Royals used a pair of unearned runs to tag Juan Santana (2-2) with a 4-1 loss. Santana allowed only thee hits over six innings and struck out six but took the tough defeat.

The Dodgers scored a single run when third baseman Ramon Jean singled, moved to second on a stolen base and scored on outfielder Christian Gonzalez single. The Dodgers would not get another hit until outfielder Jerry castillo singled in the eighth.

Juan Santana (2-2) left the game trailing 2-1 and Edny Marte allowed two more runs in the seventh.

The Dodgers trail the Giants by 6 1/2 games.
 Score by Innings
Royals	200 000 200-4
Dodgers	100 000 000-1

 Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Aviles rf	3  0  0  0  .216
Guerrero ss	2  0  0  0  .314
Jean 3b	        4  1  1  0  .262
Gonzalez lf	4  0  1  1  .229
Arias dh	3  0  0  0  .201
Tavarez 1b	3  0  0  0  .243
Villalobos c	3  0  0  0  .241
 Bens c        	0  0  0  0  .232
Castillo cf	3  0  1  0  .198
Aybar 2b	2  0  0  0  .167
   Totals 	27 1 3 1
   Royals	34 4 7 3

 Error- Santana (1), Jean 2 (16). RBI- Gonzalez 
(14). S- Guerrero. LOB- Dodgers 4, Royals 4. 
SB- Jeans (9). CS- Castillo (5). DP- Aybar.

 Dodgers 	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Santana (2-2)	6.0  3  2-0  0  6  3.62
Marte        	1.0  3  2-2  1  1  7.62
Lopez         	2.0  1  0-0  0  3  8.40
WP- Perez, Marte. HBP- by Perez. T- 2:13.
Dodgers Honor Bill Robinson-- The Dodgers minor league affiliates will wear a patch on the sleeve of their uniforms to honor the late Bill Robinson, who passed away on July 29 at the age of 64.  

"This is a gesture of recognition for the body of work that Bill has accomplished in the game of baseball and with the Dodger organization, as well as a sign of respect to the man and his family," said Dodger Director, Player Development DeJon Watson.   

The four-inch black patch will have the letters "B" and "R" written in white on the sleeves of all home and road uniforms for each Dodger minor league farm team. Additionally, the patch will be on the uniforms for the Dodgers' upcoming 2007 Instructional league.      

Robinson was in his second season as the Dodgers' Minor League hitting coordinator following four years as a member of the Florida Marlins coaching staff, where he was the hitting coach for the 2003 World Championship team. He also served in that role for the New York Mets from 1984-89, which included their 1986 World Championship.   

The Pennsylvania native was survived by his wife, Mary Alice, two children, William III and Kelley Ann and three grandchildren, Bret, Ty and Will.  

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