Tulsa Drillers 7, El Paso 2


Monday, July 1st 2002, 12:00 am
By: News On 6



(El Paso, Texas-AP) -- El Paso remains at the top of its division following a 7-to-2 win over Tulsa in a Texas League contest.

El Paso holds the lead in the league's Western Division following Saturday night's game. In spite of the loss, Tulsa remains in first place in the Eastern Division.

In Friday's game, the Drillers exploded for all six of their runs in the fourth inning to beat El Paso 6-to-4.

The score was one-to-nothing going into the fourth when leadoff hitter Brian Oliver launched the first pitch of the inning over the left-field wall for his third home run of the season.

Later in the inning, Doug Garcia's base hit scored two more runs, making it 3-to-1. Eric Cole then plated a run with an infield hit. Brandon Warriax rifled a two-run triple to right center that made the score 6-1.