Naturals Beat Drillers to Take 2-1 Series Lead

Tulsa Drillers

September 10, 2017 - Texas League (TL) - Tulsa Drillers

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Naturals Beat Drillers to Take 2-1 Series Lead

Tim Shibuya gave the Drillers 6.1 relief innings out of the bullpen in Friday's Game 3 loss. (Rich Crimi)

Tulsa, OK - During the 2017 regular season, the Tulsa Drillers had a losing home record against only one team in the Texas League. That team was Northwest Arkansas, and the Naturals continued their winning ways at ONEOK Field Friday night in Game 3 of the North Division Playoff Series. The Naturals scored three runs in each of the first two innings and defeated the Drillers 7-3.

The loss pushes Tulsa to within one game of elimination as Northwest Arkansas took a two games to one lead in the best-of-five series with the victory. The scenario means the Drillers will have to win the final two games of the series to advance to the Texas League Championship Series, while the Naturals need only one more win to claim the series.

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NEXT HOME GAME

Saturday, September 9 at 7:05 PM

TEXAS LEAGUE PLAYOFFS

$$ BUCK NIGHT $$

Game 4 of the North Division Playoff Series

vs. Northwest Arkansas

Presented by Tulsa's Channel 8 and the Buzz Sports Networks

The Drillers are back in the postseason for the first time since 2014 and that means playoff action at ONEOK Field! Tulsa will host NW Arkansas in Game 4 of the North Division Playoff Series on Saturday night.

It will be Buck Night with $1 Hot Dogs, Beer and Popcorn at the concession stands!

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Monday thru Friday 10am - 5pm or open until the end of the game to get all of your 2017 Drillers gear!

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