Tulsa 8, Midland 6

Sunday, July 16th 2006, 1:45 pm
By: News On 6

MIDLAND, Texas (AP) _ The Tulsa Drillers rally from a four-run deficit to beat the Midland RockHounds 8-6.

Tulsa trailed 6-2 after five innings last night, but scored three times in the sixth and once each in the final three innings to make a winner of reliever Joshua Newman.

Jim Miller pitched a hitless ninth for Tulsa to pick up his second save of the baseball season.

Joe Koshansky's two-run single in the sixth began the Drillers' rally. Seth Smith added an RBI single in the seventh to tie the game at 6-all.

Koshansky scored the go-ahead run in the eighth on Jud Thigpen's sacrifice fly off Midland reliever Sam Walton.

Jordan Czarniecki drew a bases-loaded walk in the nith, scoring Seth Smith with an insurance run for the Drillers.