COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Colorado Springs tied the game in the 10th inning and scored the winner in the 11th to beat Oklahoma City 3-2 in Pacific Coast League baseball Thursday night at Security Service Field.
Matt McBride’s sacrifice fly drove home Jason Pridie with the winning run. Pridie started the inning with a double off Oklahoma City reliever Darin Downs. Pridie moved to third on Tim Wheeler’s sacrifice bunt.
Oklahoma City (10-5) took a 2-1 lead in the top of the 10th inning. Ronny Torreyes led off with a triple and scored a batter later on Gergorio Petit’s sacrifice fly. But the Sky Sox (6-8) came back in the bottom of the inning with the tying run off Downs.
Both starting pitchers were strong. Oklahoma City’s Collin McHugh gave up a run on three hits and no walks. He struck out three in five innings. Tyler Matzek of Colorado Springs held the RedHawks’ high-scoring offense to no runs on two hits and a walk in six innings. He struck out six.
Enrique Hernandez had two of the RedHawks’ five hits.
Oklahoma City and Colorado Springs wrap up the four-game set with a 7:35 p.m. game Friday. Bobby Doran (0-0, 6.75) and David Martinez (2-1, 3.46) are the piggyback starters for the RedHawks. Pedro Hernandez (1-0, 10.00) is the schedule starter for Colorado Springs.