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Playoffs Include Watch Party, Thirsty Thursday & Fireworks

Drillers Snap Four-Game Skid Behind Miller, Outman

September 20, 2022 – Texas League (TL)Tulsa Drillers News Release

The Tulsa Drillers clinched their spot in the 2022 playoffs nearly three months ago, and on Tuesday night in Wichita, they will finally begin their quest for the franchise’s fifth Texas League Championship.

The Drillers will face the Wind Surge in the best-of-three North Division Playoff Series, with the winner advancing to the league championship series to face either Frisco or San Antonio. After Tuesday’s opener at Wichita’s Riverfront Stadium, the two teams will travel to Tulsa for game 2 and, if necessary, game 3.

Game 2 will be played at ONEOK Field on Thursday, September 22 with first pitch scheduled for 7:05 p.m. If the two teams split the first two games, the series-deciding game 3 would take place at ONEOK Field on Friday, September 23 with the starting time again scheduled for 7:05 p.m.

For the two home playoff games, the promotions schedule will feature a Thirsty Thursday for game 2 and Friday Night Fireworks for game 3.

The Drillers will host an official watch party for Tuesday’s game one at Elgin Park, across the street from ONEOK Field. The broadcast feed from Wichita will be shown live in Elgin Park with fans encouraged to wear Drillers gear for the party.

The complete series schedule and promotional descriptions are below.

The Drillers won the season series with Wichita by winning 14 of the 24 regular season meetings between the teams and claimed the Coors Light Propeller Series trophy for the first time.

This season marks the fourth time in five seasons under manager Scott Hennessey that the Drillers have qualified for post-season play. In the three previous seasons, Tulsa compiled a 16-12 playoff record, winning the 2018 Texas League Championship.

Tickets for games 2 and 3 are now on sale and can be purchased.


Tuesday, September 20

Game 1 at Wichita (7:05 p.m.)


Join us and other Drillers fans at Elgin Park to watch the action from Game 1 in Wichita! The game will be shown live on several different screens. Everyone attending is encouraged to wear Drillers attire, and we will be giving fans that do chances to win several great prizes, including authentic autographed baseballs as well as other unique items.

During the game, pitchers of Elgin Park beers will be on sale for just $10 each.

Elgin Park is located on Elgin Avenue, just across the street from ONEOK Field.

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