L – Ramirez (0-2)
HR – Mayberry (2, 3), Benjamin (2), Roberts (2)
Down 0-1 (Best of 5)
The RedHawks continued to play long ball on Tuesday night, but all four of their home runs were solo shots.
Starting pitcher Elizardo Ramirez coughed up four runs on nine hits in six innings pitched.
Pitching in his first Triple-A game of the year, left-hander Zack Parker struggled in relief, surrendering four runs in just two-thirds of an inning.
Left fielder John Mayberry was the player of the game offensively, as he was 2-for-3 with a pair of home runs and a walk.
Middle infielders Casey Benjamin (3/5, HR) and Ryan Roberts (2/5, HR) also added homers.
Catcher Max Ramirez went 0-for-4 with four strikeouts.
Oklahoma went up against an interesting mix of pitchers in the contest. Three of the four Sacramento pitchers – Brett Anderson, Jared Lansford, and Henry Rodriguez – didn't play in a single regular season game with the River Cats. All three hurlers split time between High-A Stockton and Double-A Midland this season.
The fourth pitcher, lefty Ryan Wing, was a member of the Rangers' organization in 2005.
L – Holland (1-1)
Down 0-1 (Best of 5)
Starting pitcher Derek Holland took a shutout into the eighth inning, but he was undone by three unearned runs in that frame.
The left-hander wound up surrendering three unearned runs on six hits in 7 1/3 innings. He fanned seven while walking two.
The RoughRiders had six hits in the game, all of which were singles.
Julio Borbon (3/4), Elvis Andrus (2/3) and Dustin Majewski (1/4) combined for the knocks.
Angels prospect Hank Conger, who was promoted to Arkansas for the playoffs, brought home all three runs with a bases clearing double in the eighth inning.
62-78, 23.0 GB
The Blaze failed to qualify for the California League playoffs.
78-59, 5.5 GU
The LumberKings qualified for the playoffs after winning the first half title for the Midwest League's Western Division. They were eliminated in the first round of the MWL playoffs.
51-25, 8.0 GU
The Spokane Indians finished the season as champions of the Northwest League.
17-11, 4.0 GB
The AZL Rangers finished the season with a 34-22 overall record. They did not qualify for the playoffs.
46-23, 0.0 GU
The DSL Rangers1 won the Dominican Summer League's San Pedro division, but lost in the first round of the playoffs.
26-45, 21.0 GB
The DSL Rangers2 finished the Dominican Summer League season with a 26-45 record.
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