Wichita 11, Tulsa Drillers 5

Monday, August 7th 2006, 4:48 am
By: News On 6

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Dee Brown hits a grand slam and Alex Gordon homers and drives in 4 runs to lead the Wichita Wranglers to an 11-to-5 win over the Tulsa Drillers.

Gordon's 3 run home run in the 3rd inning Sunday off Tulsa starter Jon Asahina broke a scoreless tie and gave Wichita a lead it wouldn't relinquish.

The Wranglers led 6 to 2 entering the 8th inning, when they scored 5 runs, 4 on Brown's grand slam that made it 11 to 2.

Tulsa pulled within 11 to 5 in the bottom of the inning on RBI hits by Jordan Czarniecki and Alvin Colina, but Wichita reliever Gabe DeHoyos pitched a perfect 9th.

Junior Herndon allowed 4 hits over 7 innings for Wichita.