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Drillers Dump Travs, 4-1

Tulsa strikes back after Arkansas won first two of series
Jonatan Clase homered for the Travs lone run. (Mark Wagner)
August 31, 2023

Box Score Tulsa, OK—Jonatan Clase led off the game with a home run but Tulsa pitching shutdown the Arkansas offense after that as the Drillers handed the Travs a 4-1 loss on Thursday night. Tulsa took the lead on a pair of early solo home runs before adding two insurance

Box Score

Tulsa, OK—Jonatan Clase led off the game with a home run but Tulsa pitching shutdown the Arkansas offense after that as the Drillers handed the Travs a 4-1 loss on Thursday night. Tulsa took the lead on a pair of early solo home runs before adding two insurance runs late in the game. Drillers starter Orlando Ortiz-Mayr threw a quality start to get the victory. Travs starter Alex Valverde took the loss despite allowing only two runs in four innings.

Moments That Mattered

* Kody Hoese tied the game with a solo homer in the second before a Yusniel Diaz blast an inning later put Tulsa in front.

* Arkansas had the tying and go-ahead runs on the fifth inning but a lineout and a strikeout killed the threat.

Notable Travs Performances

* DH Alberto Rodriguez: 3-4, SB

* RHP Collin Kober: 2 IP, HB, 3 K

News and Notes

* Rodriguez posted his third straight multi-hit game and 12th in 31 contests with Arkansas.

* The leadoff homer by Clase was his third such blast with the Travs.

Up Next

The series continues on Friday night with Kyle Tyler (6-11, 6.04) pitching for Arkansas against River Ryan (1-5, 3.07) for Tulsa. First pitch is set for 7:05. The game will also be broadcast on 106.7 Buz2, the Bally Live App, milb.tv and mlb.tv.