OKC RedHawks: Franchise record set with 15th consecutive home win

Oklahoman Published: August 18, 2013
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REDHAWKS 5, ISOTOPES 4

The RedHawks won a franchise record 15th consecutive home game Sunday night, a 5-4 win over Albuquerque in front of 4,847 fans at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Taking the first three games of a five-game series, Oklahoma City has increased its lead to six games over the Isotopes in the Pacific Coast League American Southern division.

OKC right-hander Asher Wojiechowski surrendered three runs in 71/3 innings, matching his season high with eight strikeouts. The Citadel product is 10-7 for the season, 8-6 with a 3.52 ERA with OKC.

RedHawks right fielder Che-Hsuan Lin drove in three runs. Lin's two-run single gave the RedHawks a 2-0 lead in the second. Lin's RBI ground out capped a 3-run fourth to push the lead to 5-0.

SPRINGER BAGS 100th RBI

RedHawks center fielder George Springer slammed his 35th home run of the season, a solo shot that produced his 100th RBI of the season. Springer, who has batted .305 in 73 games with Double-A Corpus Christi and 49 games with the RedHawks, has scored 98 runs and compiled 39 stolen bases.

WINNING STREAK BREAKDOWN

During the franchise-record 15-game winning streak, the RedHawks are hitting .311. The pitching staff has compiled a 2.73 ERA.

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by Michael Baldwin
Reporter
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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