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OKC Baseball Club Game Notes – March 31, 2024

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March 31, 2024 – Pacific Coast League (PCL)
Oklahoma City Baseball Club News Release

Oklahoma City Baseball Club (1-1) at Tacoma Rainiers (1-1)

Game #3 of 150/First Half #3 of 75/Road #3 of 75

Pitching Probables: OKC-RHP Walker Buehler (NR, -.–) vs. TAC-RHP Cory Abbott (NR, -.–)

Sunday, March 31, 2024 | Cheney Stadium | Tacoma, Wash. | 3:35 p.m. CT

Radio: KGHM-AM 1340 The Game, 1340thegame.com, iHeartRadio; Video: MiLB.tv, Bally Live

Today’s Game: Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Walker Buehler is slated to take the mound to begin a Major League Rehab Assignment with the Oklahoma City Baseball Club on the road against the Tacoma Rainiers at 3:35 p.m. CT at Cheney Stadium. The three-game season-opening series is tied, 1-1, and OKC can claim a series win with a victory in today’s finale…OKC next returns to Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark for the team’s home opener Tuesday against the Albuquerque Isotopes.

Last Game: One night after Oklahoma City and Tacoma combined for one run and seven hits over 11 innings, the teams combined for 16 runs and 24 hits, as Oklahoma City held on for a 9-7 victory Saturday night at Cheney Stadium. OKC scored eight runs over the first five innings, including two home runs by Andre Lipicius and a two-run homer by Miguel Vargas. Tacoma scored five runs in the bottom of the sixth inning to pull within one run. Kevin Padlo gave OKC a bit more breathing room with a RBI single in the eighth inning. In the bottom of the ninth inning, Tacoma rallied with two outs to load the bases before Tanner Dodson struck out Ryan Bliss to end the game.

Today’s Probable Pitcher: Two-time MLB All-Star Walker Buehler is scheduled to open a Major League Rehab Assignment this afternoon as he recovers from Tommy John surgery and flexor tendon repair in his right elbow that has kept him out of the Los Angeles Dodgers lineup since June 2022…Buehler last appeared in a game Sept. 3, 2023 with Oklahoma City against Round Rock at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark as part of a rehab assignment. He pitched 2.0 scoreless and hitless innings with two strikeouts, but it was the lone game he pitched last season at any level…Buehler made 12 starts for the LA Dodgers in 2022, posting a 6-3 record and 4.02 ERA over 65.0 innings through early June with 17 walks against 58 strikeouts before undergoing Tommy John surgery for the second time in August 2022. His last start with LAD was June 10, 2022 in San Francisco…Buehler was named to the 2021 and 2019 National League All-Star…

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