(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) – The Sugar Land Space Cowboys found themselves down 6-0 on Thursday night after the Oklahoma City Dodgers plated six runs in the fifth.
That deficit would not last long, though, as the Space Cowboys went on to score 12 unanswered runs in a 12-7 win at
(OKLAHOMA CITY, Okla.) *– The *Sugar Land Space Cowboys found themselves down 6-0 on Thursday night after the Oklahoma City Dodgers plated six runs in the fifth.
That deficit would not last long, though, as the Space Cowboys went on to score 12 unanswered runs in a 12-7 win at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.
Corey Julks became the first player in Space Cowboys history to reach 20 home runs in a season, hitting a three-run shot in the seventh off Hansel Robles to pad the lead and add to his career high. Julks is tied for fourth in the Pacific Coast League with his 20 home runs.
The Space Cowboys hit a pair of home runs in the fourth to begin their comeback, with Jose Siri delivering a solo shot and Lewis Brinson a two-run homer. It was Siri’s second home run in as many nights and his ninth in his 14th game with the Space Cowboys. Brinson’s two-run homer brought home Taylor Jones as well, giving him 14 on the year.
A five-run fifth put the Space Cowboys out in front. Yainer Diaz drove in a pair with a double down the left-field line. Siri drove in Diaz with a single and Alex De Goti brought home two with a double in the left-field gap. De Goti added an RBI single in the seventh leading up to Julks’ homer.
Jimmy Endersby made a piggyback relief appearance behind starter Jonathan Bermudez. He allowed just one run on two hits through four innings, striking out a Triple A career high seven batters. Joe Record and Enoli Paredes each contributed scoreless innings of relief, with Record recording the winning decision.
Ryan Noda produced three of Oklahoma City’s six runs in the fourth with a three-run home run. Michael Busch hit a solo homer in the eighth, giving him 12 on the year. Miguel Vargas went 1-for-4 with a double and two RBI.
Houston Astros top prospect Hunter Brown is scheduled start for the Space Cowboys at 7:05 p.m. on Friday at Oklahoma City. The Dodgers are scheduled to start Michael Grove.