Four homers lift Drillers over Cardinals

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–With eight games to play and still in the running for the Texas League first-half title, the Tulsa Drillers needed a win against the Springfield Cardinals to keep pace in the standings. The Drillers did just that after four homers, a good start by Logan Bawcom and three shutout innings from the bullpen resulted in a 6-3 win in Springfield. Continue reading “Four homers lift Drillers over Cardinals”

Smeltzer, Drillers defeat Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–Devin Smeltzer got the start on the mound for the Tulsa Drillers, and pitched he one of the best games of the season against the Springfield Cardinals. The southpaw provided seven strong innings and led the way to a 5-3 Drillers victory. Continue reading “Smeltzer, Drillers defeat Springfield”

Drillers batter Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.–The Tulsa Drillers started off the series against the Springfield Cardinals with a good offensive outing on Saturday night. Tulsa starter Andrew Sopko went six strong innings in his first start of the season, only giving up one run on five hits while striking out five to lead the Drillers to victory. Continue reading “Drillers batter Springfield”

Travelers hold off Drillers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–Despite some late inning offense, the Tulsa Drillers fell to the Arkansas Travelers 8-6 on Friday night. Tulsa starting pitcher Justin DeFratus faced his former team in the Travs and had only allowed four earned runs in his previous four starts for the Drillers, but the Travs bats got the best of him. Continue reading “Travelers hold off Drillers”

Drillers snap skid against Travelers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– The Tulsa Drillers ended a three-game skid with some late inning offense in a 6-4 victory on Thursday night against the Arkansas Travelers. Drillers starting pitcher Mitchell White went five innings, giving up his only run in the first as he threw his second consecutive strong outing for the Drillers. Continue reading “Drillers snap skid against Travelers”

Travelers take two from Drillers

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.– After an April game between Tulsa Drillers and Arkansas Travelers was rained out, the stage was set for a doubleheader on Wednesday evening at Dickey-Stephens Park in Little Rock. The Travelers got the best of the Drillers in both games, taking the first one 5-3 and the second game 6-2. Continue reading “Travelers take two from Drillers”

Drillers lose series opener at Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark.–The Tulsa Drillers opened a nine-game road trip Tuesday night in North Little Rock with a meeting against the Arkansas Travelers, and the closely contested game needed an extra inning to determine a winner.

After the Drillers failed to score in the top of the tenth, the Travelers needed just two batters in the bottom half of the inning to produce a win. Joe DeCarlo‘s RBI single brought home the winning run in a 4-3 victory for the Travs. Continue reading “Drillers lose series opener at Arkansas”