Tulsa Drillers 5, Springfield 4

Thursday, August 24th 2006, 8:54 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) _ Joe Koshansky's RBI in the bottom of the seventh inning lifted Tulsa over Springfield 5-to-4 in a Texas League game.

The Drillers (29-29) were trailing 4-to-2 Wednesday night when RBI singles by Troy Tulowitzki and Seth Smith tied the game. Koshansky's single then scored Tulowitzki.

Smith went 3-for-4 with two RBI's for Tulsa, including a single to center field that helped the Drillers narrow Springfield's lead to 2-to-1 in the third inning. Christian Colonel had the game's only home run, a shot to left center field in the fourth inning that tied the game at 2-and-2.

Brendan Ryan paced the Cardinal with two RBI's and Jared Hoffpauir had one RBI.