Tulsa Drillers 11, Wichita 1

Thursday, July 15th 2004, 5:45 am
By: News On 6

(Tulsa-AP) -- Tony Miller and Jeff Baker each hit three-run home runs as the Tulsa Drillers beat the Wichita Wranglers 11-to-1 Thursday night.

Miller hit a three-run homer off Jimmy Serrano and Ryan Shealy followed with a two-run blast in a five-run fifth inning that put the Drillers ahead 7-to-1.

Jeff Baker added a three-run homer in the seventh and Danny Sandoval hit a solo homer in the eighth for Tulsa, which hit five home runs. Juan Piniella also hit a solo homer for the Drillers.

Tim Bausher gave up one run on three hits in five innings to get the win. He struck out eight. The Wranglers' only run came in the fourth on a leadoff home run by Ruben Gotay.

Serrano gave up seven runs on eight hits in five innings and took the loss. He struck out five and walked two.