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Mejia's homer leads Tulsa to 3-2 win over San Antonio


August 20, 2017

Tulsa, Okla. (AP) -- Erick Mejia hit a two-run homer in the fourth inning, leading the Tulsa Drillers to a 3-2 win over the San Antonio Missions on Sunday. With the victory, the Drillers swept the three-game series.

The home run by Mejia scored Yusniel Diaz to give the Drillers a 2-1 lead.

After Tulsa added a run in the sixth when Drew Jackson drew a bases-loaded walk, scoring Johan Mieses, the Missions cut into the deficit in the seventh inning when Nick Schulz hit a solo home run.

Tulsa right-hander Dennis Santana (2-1) picked up a quality start and the win after allowing one run on five hits over six innings. Opposing starter Brett Kennedy (12-7) took the loss in the Texas League game after giving up three runs and seven hits over 5 2/3 innings. Layne Somsen pitched 1 2/3 scoreless innings for his third save of the season.


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