RedHawks Give Up Early Runs In Loss To Omaha

Sunday, July 31st 2011, 9:37 pm
By: News 9

OKLAHOMA CITY – An early-inning scoring barrage from the Omaha Storm Chasers was more than enough in a 12-3 win against Oklahoma City on Sunday.

The RedHawks gave up nine runs in the first three innings and could never catch up.

OKC starter Brad Hennessey had some trouble on the mound, giving up those nine runs and 11 hits in 2.2 innings in the loss. Mike Montgomery got the win for Omaha.

Omaha took an early 2-0 lead off a homer from Lorenzo Cain in the first. Four RBIs in the second boosted the lead to 6-0.

And after an RBI from Jarrod Dyson and two from Johnny Giavotella, the Storm Chasers were cruising less than a third of the way into the game.

The RedHawks' only three runs were spread out. A groundout in the third and an RBI single in the fourth put two runs on the board.

A single from J.B. Shuck in the seventh gave the RedHawks their third run, but by that time they were already down 11-3.

OKC gave up 18 hits in the second of a four-game span with the Storm Chasers.

The two teams will meet again at 7:05 p.m. on Monday.