Garcia, Garcia lead the way for Springfield

Garcia, Garcia each have multi-hit game, lift Springfield to 11-4 win over Tulsa


Monday, June 19, 2017

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) -- Jose Adolis Garcia doubled and singled twice, driving in a run and also scoring one as the Springfield Cardinals beat the Tulsa Drillers 11-4 on Sunday.

Anthony Garcia homered and singled with three RBIs and a couple of runs for Springfield.

Trailing 1-0 in the second, Tulsa went out in front when Paul Hoenecke hit a sacrifice fly and Johan Mieses hit a two-run home run.

The Cardinals took the lead for good with three runs in the fourth inning. Magneuris Sierra hit a two-run single and Andrew Knizner hit an RBI double en route to the one-run lead.

The Cardinals later scored in three additional innings to punctuate the blowout, including three runs in the fifth.

Springfield starter Matt Pearce (6-5) picked up the win despite allowing four runs and six hits over six innings. Opposing starter Chris Rearick (0-1) took the loss in the Texas League game after a rough outing in which he allowed seven runs and nine hits over five innings.

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