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Oklahoma City RedHawks: Austin Wates, Carlos Perez lead RedHawks past Sounds

Oklahoma City, which begins a home series at 7:05 p.m. Monday against Round Rock, improved to 52-51.
BY MIKE BALDWIN Published: July 20, 2014
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Villar, who batted .200 with a .255 on-base percentage in 225 at-bats with the Astros, has accumulated 14 RBIs in 11 games with the RedHawks. Villar is hitting .281 but has done what the Astros asked him to do — get on base. Villar has a .450 on-base percentage with Oklahoma City.

BACK ABOVE .500

The RedHawks improved to 52-51. Oklahoma City has been below .500 only twice all season. The RedHawks were 1-2 on April 5 and were 48-49 a week ago.

SHORT HOPS…

The RedHawks had four players ejected in games Friday and Saturday. Before the Nashville series, the RedHawks had only three ejections all season... Over the past 30 games, OKC starting pitchers have posted a 6.22 ERA. Owens’ start was only the seventh quality start the past month.

ON DECK

The RedHawks on Monday night open a four-game series against Round Rock, the Texas Rangers’ Triple-A affiliate. Oklahoma City will start right-handed flame-thrower Mike Foltynewicz (7-6, 4.56 ERA) in the opener. The RedHawks host the Express on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, all 7:05 p.m. games.