Majors so close, but yet so far

Oklahoma City left fielder Miguel Vargas is knocked off his feet when he is hit by a pitch on his left arm in Wednesday’s 4-1 loss to Sacramento at Sutter Health Park.

Jorge Soler of the Giants and Jason Heyward of the Dodgers are spending a few days in the minors as they shake off the rust from being sidelined with injuries.

Drew Avans is greeted in the dugout after leading off with a homer for Oklahoma City. Catcher Chris Okey falls with the ball in his glove after catching a foul popup.

Oklahoma City’s Drew Pomeranz visits with his 3-year-old son Tate. A youngster joins Sacramento shortstop Donovan Walton on the field for the national anthem.