Arizona Winter League October 22

After 13 games, the Surprise Raptors, with nine Dodgers minor league players on their roster, is trailing the other three teams in the National Division. Andrew Lambo, Jamie Hoffman and Russell Mitchell are all hitting over .300.

The Rafters were nailed twice by Mesa, losing 2801 and 8-3 with Justin Orenduff starting the latter game and allowing two runs in his four innings of work. He took the loss, his first decision of the season. League standings;

National Division W-L pct gb Peoria 8-5 .615 -- Phoenix 6-7 .462 2.0 Surprise 4-9 .308 4.0
Mesa 28-Surprise 1 October 20
Mesa Solar Sox used a 24-hit attack to rout the Surprise Rafters, 28-1. Mesa (7-5) actually trailed entering the bottom of the second, but scored multiple runs in seven straight innings while taking advantage of eight Surprise errors in the fall's most lopsided contest. Ivan De Jesus was the only Dodger seeing action and he had one of the three Rafters hits.

Mesa 8-Surprise 3 - Oct 21
Justin Orenduff (0-1) made his third start and took his first loss, working four innings and allowing a pair of runs, raising his ERA a bit to 3.27. He left the game trailing 2-1 and Mesa went on to win 8-3. He threw 64 pitches, 40 of them were strikes.

DeJesus went 0-for-4, Lambo was 1-for-2 with a walk and an RBI, his third of the season, and Lucas May came in late in the game and struck out in his only trip to the plate.

OF Jamie Hoffmann (LAD) has slugged 1.750 and knocked in nine RBI with runners in scoring position. OF Andrew Lambo (LAD) is hitting .417 with runners on base.

Dodgers records:

	                 ave  gm ab  r  h 2b 3b hr bi  sb
Andrew Lambo	        .364  8  22  2  8  1  0  0  3  0
Jamie Hoffman	        .357  4  14  4  5  0  2  0  3  2
Russell Mitchell	.333  1   3  0  1  0  0  0  2  0
Ivan De Jesus	        .250  9  36  2  9  2  0  0  4  0
Lucas May	        .136  7  22  1  3  1  0  0  1  1

 Pitchers	        w-l   era gm gs in  h  bb  so
T. Schlichting	        0-0  0.00  4  3  3  3   1  2
Jesus Castillo	        0-0  0.00  1  0  2  2   0  2
Justin Orenduff	        0-1  3.27  3  3 11  8   2  9
Brent Leach	        0-0 10.57  5  0  8 11   5  2

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