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Travs Rally Late for Win In Tulsa

Arkansas was down two runs going to the eighth
July 27, 2022

Tulsa, OK—Entering Wednesday night, the Arkansas Travelers had trailed 38 times when trailing after seven innings with no wins but that changed as they rallied to defeat the Tulsa Drillers, 6-2. The Travs scored twice in the eighth to tie it and then four times in the ninth to win

Tulsa, OK—Entering Wednesday night, the Arkansas Travelers had trailed 38 times when trailing after seven innings with no wins but that changed as they rallied to defeat the Tulsa Drillers, 6-2. The Travs scored twice in the eighth to tie it and then four times in the ninth to win it. Jack Larsen plated the go-ahead run on an infield single before three insurance runs scored with two out on a pair of bases loaded walks and a throwing error. Bryce Miller started for Arkansas in his Double-A debut and pitched five innings giving up two runs (one earned) on five hits and two walks with three strikeouts.

Moments That Mattered

* Matt Scheffler tied the game with a two-run single in the eighth inning. He was the first batter to face reliever Gus Varland and worked to a full count before his clutch hit.

* Tulsa opened the bottom of the eighth with consecutive hits but both batters were thrown out trying to stretch their hits into doubles. Tanner Kirwer and Jack Larsen netted the outfield assists.

Notable Travs Performances

* CF Cade Marlowe: 1-1, 2 BB, HBP, 2 runs

* C Matt Scheffler: 1-3, BB, 3 RBI

News and Notes

* Arkansas had just one hit, and two total baserunners, through the first seven innings.

* Joe Rizzo was placed on the Injured List before the game with infielder Cesar Izturis, Jr. joining the club from the Arizona Complex League Mariners.

Up Next

The series continues on Thursday night with right-hander Emerson Hancock (2-2, 2.15) making the start against righty Bobby Miller (4-4, 4.48). First pitch is at 7:05 and the game will be broadcast on 93.3 The Fish, the First Pitch App and milb.tv.

Matt Scheffler drove in three runs in the final two innings of the game. Mark Wagner