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OKC RedHawks: RedHawks move back into first-place tie, beat Iowa in 12 innings

Carlos Perez's RBI single wins it for Oklahoma City, which begins a four-game series vs. Round Rock at 7:05 p.m. Friday at the Brick.
BY RHIANNON WALKER, Staff Writer, rwalker@opubco.com Published: June 13, 2013
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REDHAWKS 9, CUBS 8

RedHawks announcer Alex Freedman could not have said it any better, “Thank you, thank you, thank you,” after Carlos Perez's RBI single scored Andy Simunic in the bottom of the 12th inning.

The RedHawks defeated the visiting Iowa Cubs 9-8 on Thursday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

After holding a commanding 6-0 lead heading into the sixth inning, the RedHawks allowed the Cubs to score one run in the sixth, three runs in both the seventh and eighth innings, and the tying run in the ninth inning.

The Cubs had an opportunity to score two runs in the ninth inning, but Brett Jackson didn't realize Steve Clevenger's double hadn't been caught, so after some confusion, Jackson finally advanced to third base.

PEACOCK HITLESS THROUGH FIVE

RedHawks starting pitcher Brad Peacock retired the first fifteen batters he faced Thursday.

Peacock would pitch six innings, strike out four batters, throw 61 strikes out of 81 pitches, allow two hits and one run.

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