Drillers One Win Away from TX League Title with 5-4 Victory

Tulsa Drillers

September 17, 2017 - Texas League (TL) - Tulsa Drillers

News Release

Tulsa Survives Late to Take a 2-0 Series Advantage Over Midland As Club Return Home!

Midland, TX - After taking a 1-0 advantage in the five-game Texas League Championship Series with a win Tuesday night, the Tulsa Drillers came into Wednesday's Game 2 against the Midland RockHounds knowing they would be in for a fight. Despite taking a 5-0 lead into the seventh inning, the Drillers had to survive a furious RockHounds comeback attempt before hanging on late on the road to defeat Midland 5-4.

With the win, the Drillers will now return to Tulsa with a commanding 2-0 series lead, needing just one more victory to claim their first Texas League title since 1998.

Facing a surprise Midland starter in right-hander Casey Meisner after scheduled starting pitcher Grant Holmes was scratched from the start just hours prior to first pitch, the Drillers threatened early....CLICK HERE TO CONTINUE READING

NEXT HOME GAME

Friday, September 15 at 7:05 PM

TEXAS LEAGUE CHAMPIONSHIP SERIES

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Game 3 of the TL Championship Series vs. Midland

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The Drillers are back in the Texas League Championship for the first time since 2014 and that means more playoff action at ONEOK Field! Tulsa will host the Midland RockHounds in Game 3 of the Texas League Championship Series on Friday night!

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