Wise Clouts Three-Run, Walkoff Homer

Call him Jeremy or call him J.T. but call him when the game is on the line. Jeremy (J.T.) Wise, the Big 12 Baseball Player of the Year and the Dodgers #6 selection in the 2009 draft, smashed a three-run homer in the last of the ninth for a 7-6 win over Casper. The DSL Dodgers lost 10-1 and the AZ Dodgers were not scheduled.

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Ogden trailed Casper 6-0 going into the last of the eighth inning and they scored four times. Trailing 6-4 going into the last of the ninth, Jeremy Wise hammered a tree-run, walk-off home run to win 7-6.

"It was the first time I've can ever remember (hitting a walk-off homer)," Wise told Roy Burton of the Ogden Standard-Examiner. "It was cool. Running around second base I didn't know what I should do -- throw the helmet? On TV, you always see the guys throw their helmets on walk-offs. It was just like I was outside looking in on it.

"[Woods, the Casper pitcher] is a sidearm guy, his ball has a lot of movement to it. I swung and missed one. The 2-2 slider, I picked it up pretty good but it was outside. At 3-2, I knew he was going to come after me after I fouled the first two off. I was telling myself to stay through the middle ... just in case he throws (the slider) so I could stay back on it, but he left one up and I put a good swing on it."

Wise did end up deciding to toss his helmet into the air after rounding third and was by swarmed by his teammates, who continued to celebrate in the clubhouse.

Edwin Contreras started and was tagged for eight hits and three runs over five innings. Andrew Suiter allowed three more runs, two earned in the sixth before Nick Gaudi dominated the Ghosts over the final three innings, allowing no baserunners and striking out three.

He was rewarded with his second win in three decisions by Wise's last-minute heroics.

Ogden was unable to break through over the first seven innings and manager Damon Berryhill was given the rest of the game off by the umpires after arguing a call in the seventh inning that cost the Raptors a run and an inning-ending double play.

Ogden perked up at that point and with one out, Brian Cavazos-Galvez lived on an error and Jerry Sands singled and Wise walked to load the bases. Kyle Orr banged a three-run double and Blake Smith singled him in to put the Raptors back in the game.

In the ninth, trailing 6-4, Austin Yount drew a walk and Cavazos-Galvez singled. After Sands flew to center field Wise did his thing and sent the Ogden crowd home happy.

Ogden (25-14, 1-0) continues its three-game series with Casper tonight.

  Score by Innings
Casper	000 210 300-6
Ogden	000 000 043-7

  Ogden	        ab r  h  bi  ave
Ruggiano 3b	5  0  0  0  .340
Young dh	4  1  2  0  .308
Galvez lf	5  2  1  0  .315
Sands cf	4  1  1  0  .346
Wise c        	4  2  2  3  .343
Orr 1b        	4  1  1  2  .244
Smith rf	3  0  1  1  .167
Hernandez ss	4  0  1  0  .281
Iden 2b        	3  0  1  0  .241
 Erickson ph	1  0  0  0  .229
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  Totals 	37  7 10  6
  Casper	32  6 10  4

  Errors- Suiter (1), Wise (1), Guerrero
(10). 2B- Hernandez (4), Yount (4), Eden
(1), Orr (3). HR- Wise (4), RBI- Orr 2
(20), Smith (4), Wise 3 (14). LOB- Ogden
8, Casper 6. DO- Hernandez, Iden and Orr. 
Pickoffs- Contreras.

  Ogden	         in  h r-er bb so  era
Contreras	5.0  8  3-3  1  2  2.66
Suiter	        1.0  2  3-2  3  0  5.00
Gaudi(2-1)	3.0  0  0-0  0  3  3.55
  HBP- by Contreras, by Suiter. 
T- 3:02. Att- 3,326.
AZL Dodgers Not scheduled.

DSL Dodgers Swamped by Sox
The Dominican Dodgers were in the game until the third inning but from then on it was just a case of playing out the string. Charles Wilner singled to lead off the game and then was promptly picked off first, giving the Dodgers the impression this wasn't going to be their day.

However, Enlly Morales doubled and scored on Ronny Lugo's single for a brief, 1-0 lead. The Sox scored one in the first and three in the third to take the lead for good.

Irvit Mendes started but could only record a single out, allowing three walks and a single in his first appearance of the season. Jose Dominguez took over and surrendered four runs, a pair of them unearned, in four innings.

The Dodgers left 10 on base and were 1-for-4 with runners in scoring position.

Jose Capellan singled and doubled to lead the offense.

  Score by Innings
DSL Dodgers	100 000 000-1
DSL Red Sox	103 101 10x-7

  Dodgers 	ab r  h  bi ave
Charles cf	3  0  1  0  .286
Oguisten ss	3  0  0  0  .157
Morales dh	4  1  1  0  .319
RLugo lf	3  0  1  1  .254
Ramirez rf	4  0  0  0  .218
Mirabal 3b	4  0  0  0  .238
Capellan c	3  0  2  0  .231
 Perez c	1  0  0  0  .213
JLugo 1b	3  0  0  0  .221
 Bens ph        1  0  1  0  .167
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  Totals	31  1  8  1
  Red Sox	37  7 11  5

  Errors- Mirabal (4), Ramirez (1),
Oguisten (7). 2B- Morales (15), Capellan
(6). RBI- RLugo (22). LOB- Dodgers 10,
Red Sox 14. CS- Mirabal (4), Ramirez (1), 
Oguisten (7). 

  Dodgers	 in  h r-er bb so  era
Mender	        0.1  1  1-1  3  1 27.00
Dominguez (4-5)	4.0  5  4-2  1  4  4.38
Nunez	        2.0  3  2-1  2  1  4.05
Eusebio	        1.2  2  0-0  1  2  5.87
  WP- Dominguez. T- 2:31.

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