BY BARRY LEWIS World Sports Writer
Sunday, April 29, 2012
4/29/12 at 5:50 AM
What: Texas League baseball, Tulsa vs. Springfield Cardinals.
Where: ONEOK Field, 201 N. Elgin Ave.
When: 2:05 p.m.
Broadcast: KTBZ am1430.
Probable pitchers: Springfield - RHP Trevor Rosenthal (1-2, 3.54 ERA); Tulsa - RHP Dan Houston (2-2, 4.13 ERA).
Promotions: Family Funday - Youth baseball and softball players will be allowed on the field for a clinic with Drillers players from 12:45 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. The first 500 kids, ages 12 and younger, will receive a Kids Eat Free coupon that is redeemable for a free hot dog, ice cream and milk. Also, kids can run the bases after the game and Broken Arrow's Safari Sanctuary will have a Petting Zoo on the left field concourse for kids to touch and pet exotic animals.
On deck: Monday - vs. Springfield, 11:05 a.m. (Anti-Bullying Coloring Books)
Home Run Derby schedule/results: Another First Fidelity Bank Home Run Derby will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday. The high school competitors are Jenks' Derek Brumble, Pryor's Brett Mitchell and Morris' Garrett Totty. The winner will compete in the Home Run Derby at the Texas League All-Star Game on June 28. On Saturday, the first Home Run Derby qualifier was held. Cascia Hall's Bryce Carter defeated Berryhill's Zach Jackson in the finals.
By the numbers: Tulsa entered Saturday with the TL's best record at 15-6, despite not having any player lead any of the individual hitting categories. The Drillers had the TL's best team ERA at 2.95, but the only individual pitching leaders were Edwar Cabrera with a 0.65 WHIP and Josh Sullivan with five saves (tied). Tulsa had the TL's fewest errors, seven.
Kayser visits: TL president Tom Kayser attended the Drillers' games Thursday and Friday in his first visit to ONEOK Field this season. Kayser presented Cabrera with the TL's pitcher of the week award after Friday's game.
Attendance comparison (12 dates): 2012: 65,756; 2011: 65,664.
|| L Pct
Corpus Christi 10, Frisco 1
Northwest Arkansas 4, Arkansas 3
San Antonio at Midland, 7 p.m.
Tulsa 3, Springfield 2
San Antonio at Midland, 2 p.m.
Arkansas at Northwest Arkansas, 2 p.m.
Springfield at Tulsa, 2:05 p.m.
Corpus Christi at Frisco, 4 p.m.
Arkansas at Northwest Arkansas, 11 a.m.
Springfield at Tulsa, 11:05 a.m.
San Antonio at Midland, 6:30 p.m.
Corpus Christi at Frisco, 7 p.m.