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OKC RedHawks: Oklahoma City holds off Memphis 12-10

A crowd of 5,771 watched the hometown Redbirds come back from an 11-0 deficit with two runs in the seventh inning and eight more in the eighth inning. But Jason Stoffel managed to retire Memphis in order in the bottom of the ninth to preserve the OKC win.
From Staff Reports Published: May 23, 2014
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MEMPHIS — Ronald Torreyes had five hits, and Robbie Grossman and Domingo Santana added solo home runs to help Oklahoma City outlast Memphis 12-10 in a wild Pacific Coast League baseball game Friday night at AutoZone Park.

A crowd of 5,771 watched the hometown Redbirds come back from an 11-0 deficit with two runs in the seventh inning and eight more in the eighth inning. But Jason Stoffel managed to retire Memphis in order in the bottom of the ninth to preserve the OKC win.

The teams combined for 34 hits, inclduing nine for extra bases. The only error in the 3-hour, 20-minute game came in the eighth inning, a miscue by Oklahoma City third baseman Jonathan Meyer that led to four unearned runs.

Before Memphis (23-25) made its big comeback, Oklahoma City (27-22) bounced Redbirds starter Tim Cooney for six runs on 12 hits in four innings. That was more than enough for RedHawks starter David Martinez, who blanked Memphis on three hits, two walks and five strikeouts in six innings.

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