Downs leads Tulsa to 18-9 win over Amarillo
Downs hits three homers in Tulsa's 18-9 win over Amarillo
Thursday, September 12, 2019
AMARILLO, (AP) -- Jeter Downs hit three solo homers, as the Tulsa Drillers defeated the Amarillo Sod Poodles 18-9 on Wednesday.
The home runs by Downs, all solo shots, came in the first, fifth and ninth innings. Donovan Casey was a triple short of the cycle, scoring four runs while also driving in four in the win.
Michael Boyle (3-2) got the win in relief while Amarillo starter Jacob Nix (0-2) took the loss in the Texas League game.
Tulsa hit a season-high six doubles in its victory.
Edward Olivares homered and singled, scoring a pair of runs while also driving home a couple for the Sod Poodles. Taylor Trammell homered and tripled, driving in three runs and scoring a pair.
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