OKC RedHawks: Hawks win seventh straight, Asher Wojciechowski impressive in first Triple-A start

Jonathan Villar leads hit parade with double and homer. Jimmy Paredes adds three hits.
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: May 2, 2013
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The Oklahoma City RedHawks extended their win streak to seven games Thursday with a 9-1 Pacific Coast League baseball triumph over the Nashville Sounds at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. A crowd of 3,112 endured 40-degree temperatures and 24 mph wind that blew in from left field.

ON THE MOUND

Five pitchers combined to limit Nashville (7-18) to a run on five hits. Asher Wojciechowski was impressive in his first Triple-A start. He allowed the Sounds' only run on three hits in four innings. Wojciechowski walked one and struck out a game-high five in a no decision. He was promoted to Oklahoma City from Double-A Corpus Christi, where he was 2-1 with a 2.08 ERA. ... Reliever Josh Zeid improved to 2-0 after blanking Nashville on no hits, no walks and three strikeouts. ... OKC rocked Nashville starter Zach Kroenke (0-4) for four runs on six hits in 41/3 innings.

AT THE PLATE

The first-place RedHawks (17-10) finished with 11 hits, including four from Jonathan Villar. He doubled, homered, scored three times and collected five RBIs. Villar added his eighth stolen base of the season ... Jimmy Paredes had three hits, including a triple for OKC. ... Jake Elmore also tripled. ... Caleb Gindl had two of Nashville's hits.