Redhawks earn split in Bricktown

From Press Release

Oklahoma City, Okla. – Five different hitters knocked in a run and led the Oklahoma City RedHawks (48-59) to a 5-3 win over the Nashville Sounds (52-55) before 5,277 Friday night at RedHawks Field at Bricktown.

RedHawks starter Andy Van Hekken (6-4) allowed two runs and four hits with three walks and six strikeouts in six innings for the winning decision. Mike McClendon (3-2) took the relief loss for Nashville after allowing two runs and three hits over one and two-thirds innings for the relief loss. Wesley Wright (2) saved the game with a scoreless one and two-thirds innings.

Nashville opened the scoring in the first inning when Logan Schafer led off with a single and scored on a Caleb Gindl double for a 1-0 score. In the second inning, Martin Maldonado doubled with one out and scored on a two-out triple from Schafer for a 2-0 score.

The RedHawks tied the game in the fourth inning. Drew Locke singled and later scored on a Tommy Manzella sacrifice fly for a 2-1 game. Oswaldo Navarro singled and scored on an Andy Van Hekken RBI single for a 2-2 deadlock.

Oklahoma City took the lead for the first time in the sixth inning. Collin Delome hit a two-out, pinch-hit home run to right field, his fifth of the season, opening a 3-2 lead. Luis Durango next reached on an infield single and later scored on a base hit from Anderson Hernandez for a 4-2 advantage.

Nashville got back within one run in the eighth inning when Andy Gonzalez singled and later scored on a Schafer fielder’s choice for a 4-3 score.

The RedHawks added an insurance run in the eighth inning when J.B. Shuck walked, moved to second on a sacrifice and scored on a Luis Durango single for a 5-3 score.

RedHawks RH Sergio Perez will face Omaha Storm Chasers RH Vin Mazzaro Saturday at 7:05 p.m. at RedHawks Field at Bricktown. Tickets are available through the RedHawks box office at 405-218-1000 or by visiting okcredhawks.com. Live radio coverage is available on AM 1340 The Game, 1340thegame.com and through the IHeartRadio application.

Oklahoma City RedHawks (48-59) 5, Nashville Sounds (52-55) 3
July 29, 2011

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2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
R
H
E
Nashville
1
1
0
0
0
0
0
1
0
3
6
0
Okla. City
0
0
0
2
0
2
0
1
x
5
12
2

Nashville
AB
R
H
RBI
BB
SO
LOB
AVG

Schafer, CF
4
1
2
2
1
0
2
.387

Gindl, RF
4
0
1
1
1
0
3
.292

Maysonet, SS
4
0
1
0
0
1
2
.286

Green, T, 3B
2
0
0
0
3
1
1
.331

Gamel, 1B
5
0
0
0
0
3
7
.321

Boggs, LF
5
0
0
0
0
2
5
.225

Gonzalez, A, 2B
3
1
1
0
1
1

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