Drillers Duo Honored by Dodgers

Drillers pitcher Tony Gonsolin was named the Minor League Pitcher of the Year by the Los Angeles Dodgers. Drillers infielder Gavin Lux was named the Minor League Player of the Year. (Evan Brown)

September 18, 2018 12:23 PM ET

The Los Angeles Dodgers today named Tulsa Drillers pitcher Tony Gonsolin as the Branch Rickey Minor League Pitcher of the Year and Drillers infielder Gavin Lux as the Branch Rickey Minor League Player of the Year. Gonsolin and Lux joined the Drillers roster in mid-season and helped lead the franshise to its first Texas League title in 20 year.

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Drillers Win Texas League Championship

The Tulsa Drillers are Texas League Champions for the first time since 1998. (Kyle Spinner)

September 15, 2018 12:18 AM ET

The 20-year title drought for the Tulsa Drillers is over. The Drillers completed a three-game sweep of the Texas League Championship Series Friday night with a 5-2 win over San Antonio. The victory gave Tulsa its first Texas League Championship since 1998 and its first since becoming a Los Angeles Dodgers affiliate just four years ago.

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Drillers Continue Pursuit of Title Tonight, Watch Party at ONEOK Field

September 14, 2018 10:43 AM ET

The Tulsa Drillers are scheduled to resume pursuit of the club's first league title since 1998 when they play Game 3 of the Texas League Championship Series tonight (Friday) in San Antonio, Texas against the Missions. First pitch is scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

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Drillers to Host Game 3 Watch Party

September 13, 2018 3:49 PM ET

The Tulsa Drillers need just one more win to capture the city's first Texas League Championship in 20 years. Their first chance to get the final victory that would clinch the title will come this Friday night when they play in San Antonio, Texas, and we want to give all Drillers fans the chance to watch the game together!

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Drillers Win Wild One, Take 2-0 Series Lead

The Drillers celebrate Wednesday's 6-5 walk-off win that gave them a 2 games to 0 lead in the Texas League Championship Series. (Tim Campbell)

September 13, 2018 1:03 AM ET

For the second game in a row, Keibert Ruiz came up big for the Tulsa Drillers Wednesday night in the Texas League Championship Series. With the Drillers trailing by a run in the bottom of the ninth inning, Ruiz delivered a clutch, RBI single to tie Game 2 of the TLCS and set the stage for another walk-off win for Tulsa. Three batters later with the bases loaded, a wild pitch allowed Drew Jackson to race home with the winning run in a thrilling 6-5 Drillers victory before a boisterous crowd at ONEOK Field.

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Drillers Take Game 1 on Ruiz's Walk-Off Winner

Tulsa third baseman Eric Peterson throws to first during Tuesday's Game 1 win at ONEOK Field. (Rich Crimi)

September 12, 2018 12:02 AM ET

Nine innings were not enough for Game 1 of the Texas League Championship Series between the Tulsa Drillers and San Antonio Missions Tuesday night at ONEOK Field. With the game knotted up at 2-2 going into the bottom of the tenth, Keibert Ruiz came through with a huge, seeing-eye single just out of the reach of the shortstop that scored the winning run in the Drillers 3-2 victory.

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Drillers Hosting Games 1 and 2 of Texas League Championship Tuesday and Wednesday

On Sunday, the Drillers celebrated their second consecutive North Division Championship Series title. (Rich Crimi)

September 10, 2018 1:04 PM ET

The Tulsa Drillers are back in the Texas League Championship Series for the second straight year and will host the San Antonio Missions at ONEOK Field for Games 1 and 2 on Tuesday, September 11 and Wednesday, September 12. Both games will begin at 7:05 p.m. in downtown Tulsa.

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Drillers Win, Will Play for Texas League Title

The Drillers celebrated their second straight North Division title Sunday afternoon following their 5-3 win over Arkansas. (Rich Crimi)

September 9, 2018 5:25 PM ET

The Tulsa Drillers are headed back to the Texas League Championship Series. The Drillers capped their second straight North Division title Sunday afternoon at ONEOK Field with a 5-3 win over Arkansas in the fifth and final game of the best-of-five series. Tulsa rode three hits from Gavin Lux and a dominant performance on the mound from Mitchell White to gain the decisive victory, but still had to survive two scary final innings to take care of the Travelers.

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Drillers Win to Force Winner-Take-All Game 5 Sunday Afternoon at ONEOK Field

Tulsa starting pitcher Andrew Sopko threw six shutout innings in Saturday's victory over Arkansas at ONEOK Field. (Matt Christensen)

September 8, 2018 11:44 PM ET

The Tulsa Drillers turned the tables on Arkansas Saturday night to keep their 2018 season alive. Like the Travelers have twice in the series, the Drillers came through with a late rally to gain a 5-3 win and force a winner-take-all game five Sunday afternoon at ONEOK Field. With a loss ending their season, the Drillers broke a 2-2 tie with three runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to defeat the Travelers and set up one final meeting to determine a spot in the Texas League Championship Series.

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Travelers Strike Late Again to Take Series Lead

Tulsa starting pitcher Dustin May delivered five quality innings in Friday night's Game 3 loss to Arkansas. (Rich Crimi)

September 7, 2018 11:50 PM ET

With the Tulsa Drillers trailing by a run in the eighth inning of Game 3 of the Texas League North Division Playoff Series Friday night, Cael Brockmeyer demolished a game-tying home run onto the back of the left field berm to tie the game, but Arkansas got a big homer of its own in the ninth for what proved to be a game-winner in a 4-3 win for the Travelers. Joseph Odom deposited a pitch just over the right field fence and just out of the reach of a leaping Logan Landon for the game-deciding clout.

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