Drillers take series finale from Cardinals on Wednesday

By Springfield Cardinals | April 10, 2019 4:54 PM

Tulsa, OK - The Tulsa Drillers (4-3) completed the three-game sweep of the Springfield Cardinals (0-7) with a 12-6 win at ONEOK Field on Wednesday afternoon.

W: RHP Louis Head (2-0)
L: RHP Williams Perez (0-1)
S: RHP Luis Vasquez (1)

-LF Conner Capel got the Cardinals an early lead with an RBI single in the top of the first, but the Drillers rattled off four runs in the bottom of the first to take a 4-1 lead.

-Tulsa scored in each of the first five frames to stretch the lead to 12-4.

-SS Kramer Robertson provided late runs with an RBI single in sixth and a solo shot in the ninth, but Tulsa closed it out from there for the 12-6 win.

-CF Dylan Carlson extended his five-game hitting and RBI streak with a base hit and an RBI sacrifice fly, driving in his team-leading eighth RBI.

-SS Kramer Robertson's homer in the ninth marked the second straight game with a long-ball for the shortstop, as he and Carlson both took rehabbing Dodgers LHP Clayton Kershaw yard on Tuesday night. Robertson finished Wednesday's game 3x4 with the homer, two RBIs and two runs.

-2B Irving Lopez went 2x5 with his first-career Double-A homer, a solo shot in the third, and a double.

-Opening Day at Hammons Field is coming up quickly on Thursday, April 11 at 7:10pm (gates open at 6:10pm)

-Don't miss the Chevy Dealers of the Ozarks Red Truck Parade, the Great Southern Bank Magnet Schedule Giveaway (3,500), Klement's $1 Bratwurst Night and Opening Day Fireworks.

-And the KY3 66 Degree Guarantee is back! If it is not at least 66 degrees at the ceremonial first pitch on Thursday, April 11, all fans with a paid ticket to Thursday's game will receive a free ticket to another April, 2019 game, based on availability.

Join us on Opening Day at Hammons Field on Thursday, April 11!

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