The Houston Astros called up RedHawks pitchers Jordan Lyles and Dallas Keuchel. Lyles started for the Astros on Thursday night against Detroit. ... Jared Cosart (3-0, 2.63 ERA) was named RedHawks Pitcher of the Month by the Astros. Marc Krauss was OKC's Player of the Month after batting .333 with six homers and 25 RBIs.
Oklahoma City hits the road for a four-game series against Iowa in Des Moines. Brett Oberholtzer (1-2, 7.79) is the RedHawks' scheduled starter, while Drew Carpenter (1-3, 7.77) will throw for Iowa. The Cubs (9-16) had their series finale Thursday night against Round Rock postponed due to winterlike weather. Game time Friday is 7:05 p.m. ... Oklahoma City returns to the Brick at 7:05 p.m. Tuesday against Tacoma.