Arkansas 4, Tulsa Drillers 3

Friday, June 20th 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) _ Reliever Joel Peralta stranded two runners in the ninth for the save as the Arkansas Travelers beat the Tulsa Drillers 4-3 Thursday night.

The Travelers took a 4-0 lead in the third, after Jason Hill had a home run to drive in Brian Specht and Mike O'Keefe.

Peralta recorded his 13th save after Tulsa runners reached second and third with nobody out in the ninth.

Tulsa scored in the fourth on a solo home run from Jorge Piedra, followed in the sixth by a home run from Andy Tracy to drive in Brad Hawpe and make it 4-3.

The Travs and Drillers play a doubleheader on Friday night at Ray Winder Field.