Blake Smith's Walkoff Single Wins in Arizona

Great Falls scored three in the top of the ninth inning to defeat the Ogden 6-4. Outfielder Blake Smith's third single of the game drove in Casio Grinder with the winning run in the last of the 10th inning as the Arizona Dodgers outlasted the Padres 11-10. The Dominican Dodgers topped the Angels 5-1 behind starting pitcher Jose Dominguez.

Raptors Lose in the Ninth
Great Falls scored in the top of the ninth inning to overcome a 4-3 Ogden lead and defeat the Ogden Raptors 6-4. The late rally earned the Voyagers a series split with the Raptors and spoiled "Tommy Lasorda Day" in Ogden.

Former Ogden and Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda was honored before the game, and he addressed the crowd.

Rafael Ynoa doubled and scored Ogden's first run on Brian Ruggiano's single in the third and after Great Falls tied the game in the fifth, Pedro Guerrero (#3) and Brian Cavazos-Galvez (#8 pick in 2009) homered for a 3-1 Raptor lead.

Starter Elisaul Pimentel, pitching on his 21st birthday, worked into the sixth inning with a 3-1 lead, but he allowed a two-out, two-run double and the Voyagers' tied the score. Graham Miller (#22) retired the side without any further damage.

Ogden regained the lead again in the seventh on an RBI ground-out by Galvez that scored Kyle Orr, who had led off the inning with a single, and reliever Nick Gaudi (#22) made the lead stand up until the ninth.

J.B. Paxton (1-1, #14) was tagged for three runs in the ninth to take the loss and record the second blown save of the week for the Raptors.

The loss snaps a two-game win-streak and the Raptors host the Billings Mustangs tonight for the first of three games.

  Score by Innings
Great Falls	000 012 003-6
Ogden	        001 020 100-4

  Ogden	        ab r  h  bi  ave
Galvez rf	5  1  2  2  .284
Ruggiano 3b	5  0  1  1  .429
Sands cf	4  0  0  0  .414
Songco lf	4  0  1  0  .369
Wise c	        4  0  1  0  .389
Yount dh	4  0  0  0  .293
Orr 1b	        4  1  1  0  .256
Guerrero ss	3  1  2  1  .254
Ynoa 2b	        3  1  1  0  .146
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  Totals  	36  4  9  4
  Great Falls	33  6  4  6

  2B- Ynoa (3), Guerrero (3).
HR- Guerrero (2), Galvez (3).
RBI- Ruggiano (5), Guerrero (7), 
Galvez 2 (11). S- Guerrero. 
LOB- Ogden 7, Great Falls 7. 
CS- Galvez (2).  DP- Orr 
unassisted. 

  Ogden	         in  h r-er bb so  era
Pimentel	5.2  5  3-3  0  2  3.18
GrMiller	0.1  0  0-0  1  0  0.00
Gaudi	        2.0  1  0-0  1  1  4.76
Paxton (1-1)	1.0  3  3-3  1  1  4.32
  HBP- by Pimentel. PB- Wise (3).
T- 2:47 (:24 delay). T- 6,092.
Lasorda's Jersey Retired
Tom Lasorda

In pre-game ceremonies, Ogden honored Special Advisor to the Chairman and Hall of Fame Manager Tommy Lasorda by retiring his number four (4) jersey. Mayor Matthew R. Godfrey officially proclaimed July 10 as Tommy Lasorda Day in Ogden.  With this honor Lasorda will be the first inductee into the Ogden Professional Baseball Wall of Fame.

  "It is an honor and privilege to be recognized in Ogden," said Lasorda. "Some of my best memories are of my time there as we played great baseball, made lifelong friendships, and had lots of fun."  

  The Ogden Dodgers were the Dodgers' Rookie League affiliate and played in the Pioneer League. During Lasorda's three seasons in Ogden he posted a .607 winning percentage with an overall record of 119-77 while guiding his club to three consecutive Pioneer League championships. 

   Lasorda, who sent 73 players to the big leagues during his eight-year minor league managerial career, managed and developed 14 players who went to the big leagues during his years in Ogden, nine of which played for the Los Angeles Dodgers including Charlie Hough, Bill Russell, Bob Stinson, Steve Yeager, Bill Buckner, Steve Garvey, Tom Paciorek, Bobby Valentine, and Sandy Vance.

   The Dodgers and the city of Ogden have enjoyed a long history. The Dodgers have had a minor league team affiliated there twice, the first from 1966-73 and the second from 2003 to present. The Dodgers moved from Pocatello, Idaho to Ogden, and in doing so brought Lasorda as he was the manager of the Pocatello team. During the first affiliation, the Ogden Dodgers won the Pioneer League championship four times, three of which were under Lasorda's guidance. 

AZ Dodgers Win on Smith's Walkoff Single
Outfielder Blake Smith, the Dodgers' second pick in the 2009 draft, banged his third single of the game to drive in Casio Grinder with the winning run in the last of the 10th inning as the Arizona Dodgers outlasted the Padres 11-10.

Smith's hit was the 17th of the game for the Dodgers who saw a 10-6 lead disappear in the final two innings of regulation play.

Starter Rubby De La Rosa allowed two hits and struck out five in his three innings and handed a 7-0 lead to Beyker Fructuoso who added a pair of shutout innings before getting hammered for six runs, five earned, in the sixth inning.

The Dodgers scored twice in the first on Nick Akins' (#20)triple with Ramon Jean on base with a single, and Smith's ground ball.

Five trooped across the plate in the fifth, with Jean smacking an RBI-triple, Akin adding a sac fly, Smith pitching in with a single and Michael Pericht (#16) lining an RBI double, Clay Calfee hitting an RBI single and Pedro Tavarez closing the scoring with a double that scored Calfee.

After the Padres struck for six, Stetson Banks (#23) tripled and scored on Grider's single. Akin's single restored a two-run Dodgers lead that grew to three in the seventh after Chris Henderson (#22) and Banks doubled back-to-back.

Roberto Feliciano surrendered one run in the eighth and Chris Handke (#42), in to close the game out, hit the first two Padres but then got a double play. A single drove in the first run but an error prolonged the inning and bought in John Hernandez (#29) who allowed a single to tie the score.

Hernandez pitched around a walk in the top of the 10th and earned the win, his first of the season when Grider singled with one out in the bottom of the inning, Jean doubled him to third and after an intentional walk to Akins, Smith ended the game with a sharp ground ball single in the hole between first and second to drive in the winning run.

  Score by Innings
AZL Padres	000 006 013 0-10
AZL Dodgers	200 052 100 1-11

  Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Grider 2b	5  3  2  1  .225
Jean ss	        6  2  4  1  .190
Akins lf	4  1  2  3  .400
Smith rf	6  1  3  2  .267
Pericht dh	4  1  1  1  .344
Calfee 1b	3  1  1  1  .288
Arp 1b	        2  0  0  0  .111
Tavarez c	3  0  1  1  .442
 King pr	0  0  0  0  .154
 Vasquez c	0  0  0  0  .105
Henderson 3b	4  1  1  0  .293
Banks cf	5  1  2  1  .152
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  Totals	42 11 17 11
  Padres	47 10 14  9

  Error- Jean (9), Henderson (4), Akins
(1). 2B- Jean 2 (3), Pericht (2), Tavarez
(2), Henderson (3), Banks (1). 3B- Akins
(1), Jean (1), Banks (1). RBI- Akins 3
(13), Smith 2 (2), Jean (6), Pericht (11), 
Calfee (12), Tavarez (6), Grider (6),
Banks (1). SF- Akins. LOB- Dodgers 10,
Padres 7. SB- Banks (3). CS- Jean (2).
PO- Jean. DP- Grider and Jean; Calfee,
Jean and Arp; Grider, Jean and Arp.
Pickoffs- Feliciano.

  Dodgers	 in  h r-er bb so  era
De La Rosa	3.0  2  0-0  1  5  4.66
Fructuoso	2.1  7  6-5  0  3  5.91
Feliciano 	2.2  3  1-1  2  2  1.69
Handke	        0.2  1  3-1  0  0 13.50
Hernandez (1-1)	1.1  1  0-0  1  0  0.00
    WP- Feliciano, HBP- Pericht, Grider, 
by Handke 2. PB- Tavarez (6).
DSL Dodgers Sail Past the Angels
Behind starting pitcher Jose Dominguez and solid relief by Jean Eusebio, Florencio Bustillos and Jonady Nuñez, the Dodgers topped the Angeles 5-1.

Dominguez won his third game, allowing five hits, the only Angels run and striking out four.

An error and Jose Lugo's single gave the Dodgers a 1-0 lead in the third. They broke a 1-1 tie in the sixth inning. Bladimir Franco singled and later scored on a fielding error. A wild pitch added the second run.

Two more came across in the seventh on Lugo's RBI single and a sac fly by Freudys Perez.

Eusebio, Bustillos and Nuñez allowed two hits over the final four innings. The Dodgers out-hit the Angels 11-7 with Charlie Mirabal, Enily Morales, Lugo and Franco collecting two each.

  Score by Innings
DSL Dodgers	001 002 200-5
DSL Angels	000 100 000-1

  Dodgers	ab r  h  bi  ave
Charles cf	4  0  1  0  .288
Mirabal ss	3  2  2  0  .250
Morales 2b	5  1  2  1  .356
RLugo rf	5  0  2  1  .267
Franco 3b	5  1  2  0  .312
Perez dh	2  1  1  1  .213
Capellan c	4  0  0  0  .167
JLogo 1b	5  0  1  0  .196
Mercedes lf	4  0  0  0  .167
---------------------------------
  Totals	42 11 17 11
  Padres	47 10 14  9

  2B- Mirabal (6), Morales (12). 
RBI- Morales (16), RLogo (15), Perez 
(9). S- Capellan, Mirabal. SF- Perez. 
LOB- Dodgers 12, Angels 7. DP- Mirabal 
and JLogo. Pickoffs- Eusebio.

  Dodgers	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Dominguez (3-2)	5.0  5  1-1  0  4  3.15
Eusebio	        1.0  1  0-0  1  1  6.97
Bustillos	2.0  1  0-0  0  2  4.25
Nuñez	        1.0  0  0-0  0  0  3.72
  WP- Bustillos. HBP- Perez, Charles. 
T- 2:35. 
 

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