Missions Sweep Twin-Bill in Dramatic Fashion

Urias Grandslam in the 7th inning of Game 2 Gives Missions DH Sweep

By San Antonio Missions | April 12, 2017 12:36 AM ET

LITTLE ROCK--Luis Urias' first career grandslam highlighted a six-run seventh inning Tuesday afternoon as the Missions overcame a 2-0 deficit to sweep a doubleheader at Dickey Stephens Park.

Urias' second homer of the young season broke a 2-2 tie in the team's final at-bat. He also tied a career high for RBI with that one swing.

Rafael De Paula got the win in relief by blanking Arkansas over 1.2 innings.

In the opener, Kyle Lloyd worked five innings while allowing one unearned run to improve to 2-0. Since the start of August last year, the right-hander has made eight starts for San Antonio while posting a 1.16 ERA

The Missions scored four times in the third inning thanks largely to three extra base hits. Franmil Reyes drove in two with a double. Reyes also had a hit in the nightcap to extend his team-best hitting streak to six games.

The Missions will play their home opener Thursday night against NW Arkansas.

NOTES: At 19 years old, Urias is the youngest player in the Texas League and the third youngest in Double-A. He ranks among the Padres top-10 prospects according to Baseball America (#6) and MLB.com (#7)

NEXT: RH Michael Kelly (0-0, 5.79) vs. NW Arkansas (TBA) Thursday 7:05 PM

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