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DRILLERS 7, TRAVELERS 4

Zach Reks hit a home run and a triple, driving in four runs and scoring twice Friday as the Tulsa Drillers beat the Arkansas Travelers 7-4 in the first game of a doubleheader at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock.

Cody Thomas hit a home run, singled and scored two runs for Tulsa, which went ahead 6-0 in the second after Jared Walker scored on a wild pitch and Reks hit a three-run home run, his eighth of the season. Thomas' seventh home run of the season was a solo shot in the sixth inning.

Jake Fraley and Chris Mariscal had two hits each for the Travelers. Fraley scored on a wild pitch and Mariscal added an RBI single in the second inning. Fraley added a two-run single in the seventh for the Travs.

Shea Spitzbarth (2-0) got the victory with two innings of scoreless, two-hit relief. Arkansas starter Justin Dunn (2-2) took the loss after allowing 6 runs -- 4 earned -- on 5 hits with 1 walk and 5 strikeouts in the first 2 innings.

Today's game

ARKANSAS TRAVELERSVS. TULSA DRILLERS

WHEN 6:10 p.m.

WHERE Dickey-Stephens Park, North Little Rock

RADIO KARN-AM, 920, in central Arkansas

WEBSITE travs.com

PITCHERS Travs: LH Ricardo Sanchez (4-1, 1.75 ERA); Drillers: RH Yordy Cabrera (0-0, 9.72 ERA)

TICKETS $12 box, $8 reserved ($6 kids), $6 general admission ($4 kids). Gates open one hour before first pitch.

PROMOTIONS Free T-shirts given to the first 1,000 fans.

THE WEEK AHEAD

TODAY vs. Tulsa, 6:10 p.m.

SUNDAY vs. Tulsa, 2:10 p.m.

MONDAY at Springfield, 6:30 p.m.

TUESDAY at Springfield, 6:30 p.m.

WEDNESDAY at Springfield, 11:10 a.m.

THURSDAY at Tulsa, 7:05 p.m.

FRIDAY at Tulsa, 7:05 p.m.

Sports on 05/11/2019

Print Headline: Reks powers Drillers over Travelers

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