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OKC RedHawks: Brett Oberholtzer pitches best game since joining RedHawks from Double-A

By Anthony Slater, Staff Writer, aslater@opubco.com Published: July 2, 2012
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OKC star of the game — Brett Oberholtzer

Since his mid-June call-up from Double-A Corpus Christi, Oberholtzer has been ineffective, entering the game with an 8.36 ERA. But on Monday night, he had his longest outing as a member of the RedHawks, going 6 1/3 innings and holding Memphis to one run on six hits. That's two straight well-pitched games from the RedHawks, which is what they lacked lately.

Stat of the game

10 — Runners that Memphis left on base, compared to Oklahoma City's five. Overall, the Redbirds outhit the RedHawks 8-7 but failed to capitalize. The worst offender? Memphis shortstop Ryan Jackson went 0 for 5, leaving six runners on base.

Up next

Fireworks Night at the ballpark. With this the closest home game before July 4, Oklahoma City plays Memphis at 7:05 p.m. on Tuesday to close the four-game series. The fireworks show will follow. The RedHawks are expecting a sellout.