Cardinals Swept by Drillers, lose 4-1

by Springfield Cardinals

The Tulsa Drillers (32-26) completed the series sweep with a 4-1 win against the Springfield Cardinals (23-36) at ONEOK Field on Wednesday afternoon.

W: LHP Victor Gonzalez (1-1)
L: LHP Austin Warner (2-5)
S: RHP Jordan Sheffield (1)

-Tulsa CF DJ Peters broke the scoreless tie with a two-out, two-run home run in the bottom of the third inning, swinging the Drillers into the 2-0 lead.

-The Cardinals cut the deficit in half, 2-1, when 1B Zach Kirtley belted a solo home run to start the fourth inning, his first home run in Double-A.

-The Drillers added a pair of insurance runs in the seventh with an RBI walk from Peters and a run-scoring wild pitch, opening their lead to 4-1.

-C Chris Chinea went 3×4 with three singles.

-2B Irving Lopez added a pair of base hits in a 2×5 day.

-LHP Austin Warner allowed only two runs in 6.0 innings, marking his sixth straight outing of at least 6.0 frames and his fifth quality start overall this season.

-RHP Connor Jones tossed a 1-2-3 eighth inning out of the bullpen.

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