Game Summary: The Oklahoma City Dodgers hit five home runs and led from start to finish during a 13-5 victory over the Sugar Land Space Cowboys Saturday night at Constellation Field. The Dodgers (67-49) wasted no time, scoring two batters into the game on a leadoff double by Michael Busch and RBI single by Miguel Vargas. Jason Martin then hit a two-run homer to make it 3-0. OKC hit two homers during a five-run third inning, with a three-run homer by Hunter Feduccia followed by another homer by Jake Amaya. Leading, 8-2, in the sixth inning, Busch and Edwin Ríos both homered within the span of three batters and Feduccia later added a two-run single. With the Dodgers ahead by 10 runs, the Space Cowboys (53-63) plated three runs with two outs in the sixth inning before reliever Justin Bruihl got a flyout with the bases loaded to end the inning. The Dodgers scored their final run with a RBI single by Martin the ninth inning.
Of Note: -The Dodgers hit five or more home runs in a game for the second time this season and fell one shy of their season high set May 12 at Round Rock. Five different players went deep: Jake Amaya, Michael Busch, Hunter Feduccia, Jason Martin and Edwin Ríos. Feduccia and Amaya hit the team’s ninth back-to-back home runs of the season in the third inning.
-The Dodgers collected at least 17 hits in game for the fifth time this season. All nine players in the lineup collected at least one hit and seven finished with multi-hit games. Jason Martin led the way with a game-high three hits.
-The Dodgers drew seven walks, thereby setting a new single-season team record with 574 walks. Andy Burns drew the record-setter leading off the ninth inning. The Dodgers lead all Triple-A teams in walks this season.
-Jason Martin went 3-for-5 with a home run, a walk, three RBI and three runs scored. Martin’s 27 home runs are tied for second in the PCL, and he is now just one of seven players during OKC’s Bricktown era (since 1998) with 27 or more home runs in a season. Martin has also reached 90 RBI, which ranks second in the PCL…Martin has now hit safely in 10 of his last 11 games, going 14-for-37 (.378) with three homers, a double and 10 RBI.
-Hunter Feduccia homered for a second straight game and went 2-for-5, tying his season and career high with five RBI. He also drove in five runs July 22 at home against Sacramento…Fourteen of Feduccia’s 21 hits with Oklahoma…