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Oklahoma City RedHawks: Trevor Crowe leads Hawks to comeback win over Nashville

Crowe reaches base safely five times, scores four runs to help OKC rally from a 7-1 deficit.
by Michael Baldwin Published: April 29, 2013

RedHawks 9, Sounds 8

Trevor Crowe reached base safely five times and scored four runs to help the RedHawks rally from a 7-1 deficit to notch a 9-8 win over Nashville in front of 4,677 fans Monday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Moved to the leadoff spot after Robbie Grossman was promoted to Houston, Crowe walked twice, singled twice, slammed his second home run and stole three bases.

The RedHawks collected 15 hits. Jake Elmore drove in three runs.

Kyle Hallock, who relieved starter Ross Seaton in the second, picked up the win with 41/3 scoreless innings. Jose Valdez pitched out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the eighth with back-to-back strikeouts and a ground out. Valdez also pitched the ninth to record his seventh save.

The two teams combined for only 13 runs in a three-game series three weeks ago in Nashville but surpassed that total by the fourth inning. The Sounds led 7-1 but the RedHawks countered with three runs in the second and four in the fourth to take an 8-7 lead.


The Houston Astros have ended the eight-man rotation experiment with the RedHawks but will continue to use a “piggyback” four-day, eight-man rotation at Double-A and lower levels.

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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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