Drillers split a doubleheader with Arkansas


Monday, July 8th 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


(Little Rock, Arkansas-AP) -- The Tulsa Drillers have split a doubleheader with the Arkansas Travelers.

Mike Christensen won the second game when he hit an RBI single to score Mike O'Keefe for the 8-to-7 Texas League victory. The Drillers won the first game, 5-to-3.

Paul Ottavinia led the Drillers in the opener with two hits and two RBIs. Jim Brink got the win.

In the second game, Christensen got the winning run off Carlos Figueroa. Charlie Thames pitched two shutout relief innings for the victory.

The Drillers scored the opening run of the second game. In the second inning, Jason Moore singled Jason Jones to second base before starter Chris Pine got the next two batters out. Brett Cadiente delivered a two-out RBI single to score Jones.