RedHawks Clinch Series on Thursday, 2-0April 12, 2012 - Pacific Coast League (PCL) Oklahoma City RedHawks
Keuchel (2-0) dealt seven shutout innings with four hits, no walks and five strikeouts for the winning decision. The left-hander induced 12 groundouts with only one fly out. Josh Butler (0-2) took a tough-luck losing decision with two earned runs and five hits in six innings. Valdez (1) saved the game with a one-hit ninth inning.
The RedHawks scored the only runs in the game during the seventh inning. Butler allowed back-to-back singles from Fernando Martinez and Mike Hessman before handing the ball to reliever Victor Garate. After a Scott Moore sacrifice bunt, pinch-hitter Justin Ruggiano singled to short right field and brought in Martinez and Hessman for a 2-0 lead.
RedHawks RH Jordan Lyles will face Memphis Redbirds RH Shelby Miller Friday night at 7:05 p.m. at AutoZone Park in Memphis, Tennessee. Live radio coverage is available on AM 1340 The Game, 1340thegame.com and on the IHeartRadio application.
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