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OKC RedHawks: Hawks win again, stretch win streak to 11 games

OKC totals four doubles, including two from Jon Singleton. Wade LeBlanc throws six good innings for RedHawks, who wrap up homestand at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: August 5, 2013

Oklahoma City extended its club-record win streak to 11 games Monday night with a 6-2 Pacific Coast League baseball triumph over Colorado Springs. A crowd of 3,544 saw the RedHawks improve to a league-best 67-50 and maintain at least a three-game lead over Albuquerque in the division standings.


Former Miami Marlins pitcher Wade LeBlanc threw six innings. He gave up a run on five hits and four walks. LeBlanc struck out five before giving way to a bullpen that surrendered a run and two hits the rest of the way. LeBlanc improved to 3-1 and lowered his earned run average to 4.89.


Oklahoma City did not homer Monday night, but it did have four doubles, including two from Jon Singleton. Jose Martinez added two hits and three RBIs. Marwin Gonzalez added two hits for the RedHawks. ... George Springer walked twice and stole his 14th base since joining the RedHawks. ... Jordan Pacheco, one of the Colorado Rockies' top prospects, had two doubles for the Sky Sox.


The RedHawks, who are 16-4 since the All-Star break, will try to stretch their win streak with a 7:05 p.m. game Tuesday night at the Brick. Paul Clemens (1-0, 3.38) is the scheduled starter for Oklahoma City. Collin McHugh (4-2, 3.01) is the starter for Colorado Springs. The game will end the homestand for OKC, which starts an eight-game road trip on Thursday at Las Vegas.