Short Season Teams Take it in The Shorts

All three short season teams lost. Helena swept Ogden, the 10-4 loss dropping the Raptors two full games behind Orem. The Gulf Coast Dodgers were shut out by the Mets 4-0 and the Dominican Dodgers were edged 6-5 by the White Sox.

Helena Sweeps Raptors
Helena rolled up a 10-0 lead en route to a 10-4 win over Ogden and a sweep of their three-game series. Manager Mike Brumley said, "Overall that was probably the worst series we've played, maybe for the year. Even when Billings swept us (July 16-18) we played better than that."

After winning 17 of their last 21 games, the Raptor pennant express was derailed.

Ogden had few highlights in the loss. Pedro Baez hit a three-run homer with Dee Gordon and Travis Vetters on base with singles to break the shutout in the eighth. The Home run was his first in three weeks.

The Raptors added another run in the bottom of the ninth when Ryan Arp banged a double off the left field wall to score Joe Becker, who had singled.

Ogden has 11 hits, led by Vetter's three and two each for Gordon, Clay calfee and Becker. The left 10 on base.

Robert Boothe (1-4) took the loss on the mound, his fourth straight. He gave up four runs in four innings and was followed by Javier Solano and Allen St. Clair who were also treated roughly.

Ogden leaves on a seven-game trip to Montana, including four games at Missoula and three at Helena. They return home Friday, Aug. 22, for a three game series with Idaho Falls.

  Score by Innings
Helena	130 004 020-10
Ogden	000 000 031- 4

  Ogden	        ab r  h  bi  ave
Casanova 1b	4  0  0  0  .259
 Arp ph	        1  0  1  1  .273
Gordon ss	5  1  2  0  .311
Delmionico dh	3  0  0  0  .325
Vetters rf	5  1  3  0  .447
Buss cf	        4  0  0  0  .326
Baez 3b	        4  1  1  3  .262
Calfee lf	4  0  2  0  .232
Collado c	4  0  0  0  .125
Becker 2b	3  1  2  0  .293
  Totals	37  4 11  4
  Helena	31 10 12 10

  Errors- Solano (2), Baez (17). 2B-
Vetters 2 (12), Arp (1). HR- Baez
(7). RBI- Baez 3 (39), Arp (1). LOB-
Ogden 10, Helena 7. DP- Buss and
Casanova.

  Ogden	         in  h  r-er bb so  era
Booth (1-4)	3.0  4  4-4  5  3  5.81
Solano	        4.0  5  4-4  1  1  8.10
St. Clair	2.0  3  2-2  0  3  3.60
  HBP- Delmonico. T- 2;46. Att- 4,598.
DSL Mets Blank Dodgers 4-0
The Mets held the Gulf Coast Dodgers to six hits, including a single and a double by Rafael Ynoa, and the 4-0 loss cut the Dodgers lead over the Nationals to 1 1/2 games.

Rehabbing Kyle Wilson (1-1) started and allowed four hits and a run in his two innings and took the loss. Matt Magill was tagged for he other three runs. Carl Webster, Dan Danielson and Jimmy Rohan worked a scoreless inning each.

The Dodgers collected two of their hits in the second inning on singles by Albie Goulder and Pedro Guerrero. That was the only time in the game they had two men on base in an inning.

  Score by Innings
GCL Mets	100 111 000-4
GCL Dodgers	000 000 000-0

  Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Ynoa 2b	        4  0  2  0  .300
Green dh	4  0  0  0  .250
Mathews 3b	4  0  1  0  .278
Sands rf	2  0  0  0  .215
Goulder 1b	4  0  1  0  .253
McGee lf	3  0  0  0  .253
Guerrero ss	3  0  1  0  .287
Villalobos c	3  0  1  0  .208
Poole cf	3  0  0  0  .235
  Totals	30 0  6 0
  Mets	        36 4 10 2

  Errors- Ynoa (4), Guerrero (4),
Villalobos (2). 2B- Ynoa (5). LOB-
Dodgers 5, Mets 10. CS- Ynoa (4).
DP- Ynoa, Guerrero and Goulder.

  Dodgers 	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Wilson (1-1)	2.0  4  1-1  1  0  1.13
Magill	        3.0  4  3-3  2  0  2.14
Webster	        2.0  1  0-0  0  1  4.20
Danielson	1.0  1  0-0  0  1  6.48
Rohan	        1.0  0  0-0  1  0  7.20
White Sox top DSL Dodgers
The Dominican Dodgers nearly matched the White Sox run for run through the first five innings but dropped a 6-5 decision.

The loss drops them into a 10th place tie with the Cubs in the 12-team division.

Wilner Charles and Tito Franco had two of the Dodgers eight hits. Franco and Jerry Castillo collected doubles and Rafael Aybar added a triple. Pedro Tavarez scored three runs.

Dan Tamares (3-4) was KOed in the fourth inning and took the loss. Gus Gomez allowed an unearned run before Ernesto Antuan closed the game out, allowing two hits and no runs.

  Score by Innings
DSL White Sox2	102 120 000-6
DSL Dodgers	101 110 001-5
  
  Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Charles 2b	5  0  2  1  .280
Aviles cf	1  0  0  0  .267
 Castillo ph-cf	3  1  1  0  .276
Tavarez 1b	3  3  0  0  .228
TFranco rf	4  0  2  1  .252
BFranco lf	5  0  1  0  .185
Bens c	        4  0  1  1  .217
 Morales ph	1  0  0  0  .297
Aybar dh	4  1  1  0  .189
Lantigua 3b	4  0  0  0  .252
Crispin ss	3  0  0  0  .238
  Totals	37 5  8 0
  White Sox2	39 6 12 5

  Error- Lantigua (5). 2B- TFranco
(7), Castillo (4). 3B- Aybar (1).
RBI- TFranco (14), Charles (6),
Bens (14). LOB- Dodgers 10, White
Sox2 9. SB- Charles (6). CS-
Taverez (4). 

  Dodgers	 in  h  r-er bb so  era
Tamares (3-4)	3.1  7  4-3  0  5  2.37
Gomez	        2.2  3  2-1  0  0  4.94
Antuan	        3.0  2  0-0  0  1  2.40
  HBP- Aviles, by Tamares, by Gomez, 
by Antuan. T- 3:12.

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