RedHawks Stung By Bees In Salt Lake City
Salt Lake City, Utah - Hank Conger hit a go-ahead two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh to put the Salt Lake Bees ahead to stay in a 6-4 victory over the Oklahoma City RedHawks.
Conger's homer gave Bees starter Barry Enright his 10th win of the season for Salt Lake. Enright went seven innings, giving up the four OKC runs on just six hits. Bobby Cassevah picked up his seventh save for Salt Lake.
Brian Sanches took the loss for the RedHawks.
The Bees struck first in the second for three runs on back-to-back home runs. After Efren Navarro singled, John Hester blasted a homer to left field. Ryan Langerhans followed Hester with a home run of his own to right field.
After teams exchanged a run each in the fifth inning to make the score 4-1 in favor of the Bees, the RedHawks struck for three runs in the top of the sixth to tie the score.
With two on, Fernando Martinez doubled to score both runners. Brad Snyder came up two batters later and singled home Martinez to tie the score at four.
The RedHawks, who are now three game behind Albuquerque in the American Southern division, will continue their series with Salt Lake Monday night at 8:05 p.m.