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Oklahoma City RedHawks: Mike Olt continues to haunt OKC pitching, leads Iowa to 10-2 win

Olt’s homer, his third in two games, capped a four-run first inning. The Cubs tacked on five insurance runs in the eighth on five hits and two walks off three OKC relievers.
by Michael Baldwin Published: August 10, 2014
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Mike Olt crushed a two-run homer to lead the Iowa Cubs to a 10-2 win over the RedHawks on Sunday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Olt’s homer, his third in two games, capped a four-run first inning. The Cubs tacked on five insurance runs in the eighth on five hits and two walks off three OKC relievers.

The RedHawks averaged eight runs in the first seven games on the current homestand, but the only two runs Sunday night were produced by Preston Tucker’s RBI single in the fourth and Max Stassi’s RBI single in the seventh inning.

Splitting the first four games of a five-game series, the RedHawks trail the Cubs by three games in the PCL American Northern Division with 21 games left in the Pacific Coast League regular season.

WOJCIECHOWSKI HAS ROCKY START

Right-hander Asher Wojciechowski, who was 2-0 in his three previous three starts, surrendered four runs in the first but allowed only one run on three hits over the next five innings. Wojciechowski, who missed most of the first half of the season, is 2-4 with a 6.22 ERA.

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by Michael Baldwin
Redhawks, Barons, MLB, NFL Reporter
Mike Baldwin has been a sports reporter for The Oklahoman since 1982. Mike graduated from Okmulgee High School in 1974 and attended Oklahoma Christian University, graduating with a journalism degree in 1978. Mike's first job was sports editor...
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