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OKC Dodgers Game Notes – May 16, 2023

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May 16, 2023 – Pacific Coast League (PCL)Oklahoma City Dodgers News Release

Sugar Land Space Cowboys (17-21) at Oklahoma City Dodgers (28-11)

Game #40 of 150/First Half #40 of 75/Home #16 of 75

Pitching Probables: SUG-RHP Jairo Solis (0-0, 9.53) vs. OKC-RHP Gavin Stone (2-2, 4.20)

Tuesday, May 16, 2023 | Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark | Oklahoma City, Okla. | 7:05 p.m. CT

Radio: KGHM-AM 1340 The Game,, iHeartRadio; Video: Bally Live,

Today’s Game: The Oklahoma City Dodgers return home from a 12-game road trip to open a six-game series against the Sugar Land Space Cowboys at 7:05 p.m. at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. The Dodgers have won six straight games, as well as seven of their last eight games, and can match their season-high seven-game winning streak (April 22-30) with a win tonight…The Dodgers own the best record in the PCL and have five more wins than second-place Reno…Tonight is Bark in the Park and dogs can attend the game with their ticketed owners by filling out a waiver form at the gate.

Last Game: The OKC Dodgers scored five runs over the eighth and ninth innings to come back and defeat the Round Rock Express, 7-5, Sunday afternoon at Dell Diamond as they completed a six-game road series sweep. Trailing, 5-2, entering the eighth inning, Michael Busch connected on a two-out RBI double. Devin Mann followed and sent a two-run home run out to left field to tie the score, 5-5. After OKC reliever Wander Suero held Round Rock scoreless in the bottom of the inning, Ben DeLuzio knocked a RBI single into right field, giving OKC a 6-5 edge. The Dodgers were able to add another run later in the inning as DeLuzio scored on an Express error during a rundown for a 7-5 advantage. The Express put the potential game-tying runs on base and brought the potential winning run to the plate with one out in the bottom of the ninth inning, but Suero retired the next two Express batters to end the game and secure the win. The teams had exchanged two-run homers in the first inning. Busch hit the first pitch of his at-bat out to right field for a 2-0 OKC lead in the top of the first inning. Then in the bottom of the inning, Round Rock’s Blaine Crim hit a two-run homer to tie the score. Crim added another two-run homer in the third inning and Davis Wendzel’s RBI double in the sixth inning put Round Rock in front, 5-2.

Today’s Probable Pitcher: Gavin Stone (2-2) makes his second appearance with OKC after making his Major League debut with the…

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