Raptors Roll Over Billings 11-3

The Raptors unleashed a powerful 17-hit attack and Michael Watt earned his first win in an 11-3 victory over Billings, Ogden's seventh win in the last eight games. The GCL Dodgers tripped the Mets 6-3 behind Gerald Sand's fifth home run and three RBI. The DSL Dodgers booted away all six runs in a 6-3 loss to the Giants and fell into last place.

Raptor's Run Streak to 7 of 8
The Ogden Raptors are starting to throw their weight around the Pioneer League, banging out 17 hits to dump Billings 11-3 and winning their seventh game in the last eight.

Devaris Gordon was 4-for-5 with a double and two RBI; Pedro Baez was also 4-for-5 with two doubles, a home run (#5) and three runs batted in. Clay Calfee was 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles and an RBI.

Baez knocked in his 21st run of the season and is leading the Pioneer League, is third with five home runs and fourth with 28 hits. Kyle Russell is eighth on the RBI chart with 14. third in slugging (.642), fourth in OPS (1.084) and fifth in on-base percentage (.442).

Ogden nailed Billings with four in the first, added two in the fourth and added five in the seventh to put the game away.

All that support made the evening a breeze for lefthander Michael Watt (1-2) who allowed only one run over five innings and struck our four.

Javier Solano allowed a pair of runs before Eric Thompson and Jordan Roberts held Billings hitless over the final 2.2 innings.

Ogden boosted their record to 8-13, 8-2 since their 0-for-8 start of the season.

  Score by Innings
Billings	000 102 000- 3
Ogden	        400 200 50x-11

  Ogden	        ab r  h  bi ave
Yount dh	4  0  0  0  .400
Gordon ss	5  1  4  2  .324
Russell rf	5  1  1  0  .313
Baez 3b	        5  2  4  3  .318
Orr 1b	        5  1  1  2  .247
Mier c	        4  1  1  0  .250
Calfee lf	4  1  3  1  .250
Ruggiano 2b	3  2  1  0  .161
Herrera cf	4  2  2  3  .304
  Totals	39 11 17 11
  billings	33  3  7  3

  Error- Gordon (12). 2B- Baez 2
(7), Orr- (6), Calfee 2 (6),
Herrera 2 (7), Gordon (6). 3B-
Ruggiano (2). HR- Baez (5). RBI-
Baez 3 (21), Orr 2 (12), Calfee
(14), Herrera 3 (11), Gordon 2
(9). LOB- Ogden 7, Billings 7.
SB- Gordon (3). DP- Gordon,
Ruggiano and Orr; Mier and Gordon. 

  Ogden 	in  h  r-er bb so  era
Watt (1-2)	5.0  3  1-1  2  4  4.76
Solano	        1.1  4  2-2  1  1  5.68
Thompson 	1.2  0  0-0  0  0  6.38
Roberts	        1.0  0  0-0  1  1 10.80
  HBP- Yount, Mier. T-2:24. Att- 2,470.
Coasties Stop Mets 6-3
Behind steady pitching, the GCL Dodgers won a 6-3 decision over the Mets, using Edwin Contreras, Jacob McCarter (1-0) and Fredy Qunitero to hold the New Yorkers to a sing earned run. Contreras went five and gave up four hits and an unearned run. McCarter earned the win with two innings in which he allowed two runs, one earned and Quintero collected his second save with a scoreless ninth.

Gerald Sands smoked his fifth home run and his second in two days, knocking in three with the big hit and turning a 2-2 tie into a 5-3 lead. The three RBI moved him into he league lead with 17,

Keyter Collado singled home an insurance run in the ninth. They scored runs in the third on an error and in the fifth on a wild pitch.

They improved to 14-3 on the season and hold a six-game lead on the Nationals.

  Score by Innings
Dodgers	001 010 301-6
Mets	001 001 100-3
  
  Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Jean ss	        4  2  1  0  .308
Ynoa 2b	        3  0  0  0  .333
Sands rf	5  2  2  3  .260
Jacobs 1b	5  0  0  0  .327
Collado c	5  0  2  1  .393
Guerrero 3b	4  0  0  0  .196
Erickson dh	2  0  1  0  .367
Bert cf	        4  1  1  0  .324
Guzman lf	4  1  1  0  .158
  Totals	35 6 8 4
  Mets	        35 3 9 1

  Errors- Jean (3), Guzman (1).
2B- Collado (2), Erickson (2). HR-
Sands (5). RBI- Sands 3 (17),
Collado (5). LOB- Dodgers 9, Mets
9. SB- Sands (1), Jean (3). 

  Dodgers	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Contreras	5.0  4  1-0  2  5  1.35
McCarter (1-0)	2.0  4  2-1  0  2  8.10
Quintero (sv 2)	2.0  1  0-0  0  3  4.05
  HBP- by Contreras. 
Four in the Eighth Beats Dodgers
The Giants tagged Rogelito Chery with four unearned runs in the eighth inning to stop the Dominican Summer League Dodgers 6-3. In matter of fact, all six Giants runs were unearned during the game.

Starter Jonady Nunez allowed two hits and one run over five and Geraldo also allowed a runs and two hits over his two innings of work. Chery finished the final two innings.

Yomiel Martinez scored both Dodger runs in the first and third and Emil Morales knocked him in both times. Martinez and Adrian Aviles, along with Morales, who is fourth in the league with a .353 average, collected all the Dodger hits.

With the loss the Dodgers slid to 13-20, tied for last in the South Division.

  Score by Innings
Giants	100 001 040-6
Dodgers	101 000 000-2

  Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Martinez cf	4  2  2  0  .247
Aviles lf	3  0  2  0  .306
Morales 2b	3  0  1  2  .353
Tavarez c	4  0  0  0  .233
TFranco rf	4  0  0  0  .219
BFranco 3b	3  0  0  0  .257
Sucre dh	3  0  0  0  .268
 DeLaCruz ph-dh	1  0  0  0  .000
Lantigua 1b	3  0  0  0  .234
 Aybar ph	1  0  0  0  .182
Crispin ss	3  0  0  0  .242
  Totals	32 2 5 2
  Giants	36 6 8 3

  Errors- Tavarez (4), Crispin (13),
BFranco 2 (10), Morales (8),
Martinez (3). 2B- Morales (16).
RBI- Morales 2 (15). S- Aviles.
LOB- Dodgers 6, Giants 7. 

  Dodgers	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Nunez	        5.0  2  1-0  1  1  0.93
Mirabal 	2.0  2  1-0  2  0  1.26
Chery (2-2)	2.0  4  4-0  0  1  6.89
  T- 2:25.

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