Springfield's offense never got going as they were shut out at Tulsa 3-0 to even their first-round Texas League playoff series at a game apiece.
The Cardinals fell behind early as the Drillers had a solo shot in the first off starter Seth Maness. Maness took the loss, yielding three tallies on six hits and a rare free pass in six innings. The right-hander had 10 ground outs, two fly outs and two strikeouts. Reliever Michael Blazek kept Tulsa off the board over the final two frames.
Friday's game: vs. Tulsa, 8:08 pm CT, Kevin Siegrist (0-0, ---)
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