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kgh23

  • joined Jan 19, 2010
  • last login Jun 11, 2014
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I'm a part-time writer for the Tulsa World, covering high school sports, the NBA D-League's Tulsa 66ers, and the Double-A Tulsa Drillers.

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What Tyler Matzek said right before he was called up by the Colorado Rockies

On Monday night, I headed to Colorado Springs and had a chance to sit down with former Tulsa Drillers and current Colorado Springs Sky Sox pitcher Tyler Matzek. After posting an 8-9 record and 3.79...

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Tulsa Drillers prepare to open Texas League playoffs ... a preview with Kevin Riggs, Christian Bergman

The Tulsa Drillers and Arkansas Travelers meet in Game 1 of the Texas League North Division's playoff series on Wednesday night at ONEOK Field. This season, Arkansas holds an 18-14 edge in...

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Sitting down with Tulsa pitcher and Rockies prospect Eddie Butler

After his second start with the Tulsa Drillers, I had the chance to sit down with pitcher Eddie Butler, who is currently leading the Colorado Rockies organization with a 1.91 ERA in 132.0 innings...

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One-on-one with Chad Bettis after his first start following oblique injury

After missing more than a month with an oblique injury, Tulsa Drillers starting pitcher Chad Bettis returned to the mound on July 3. In his first start since the injury, Bettis allowed just two...

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Cut by Texas League rival, Cole White now excelling as Tulsa Drillers closer

I recently had the chance to sit down and talk to Cole White, who came to the Tulsa Drillers after being cut by Texas League North Division rival Northwest Arkansas. His release by the Naturals...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers third baseman Jayson Langfels

I recently had the chance to sit down and chat with Tulsa Drillers third baseman Jayson Langfels. In his first season in Double-A, Langfels has five homers and 23 RBIs (entering Tuesday's action),...

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Roy Oswalt talks about his first outing with the Tulsa Drillers

On May 2, the Colorado Rockies agreed to a minor-league deal with three-time All-Star pitcher Roy Oswalt. On May 24, Oswalt made his debut in the Rockies organization by taking the mound for...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers reliever Parker Frazier

I recently had the chance to sit down with Parker Frazier, a relief pitcher with the Tulsa Drillers. The son of Colorado Rockies color analyst George Frazier and a Tulsa native, Parker Frazier...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers outfielder Kent Matthes

I recently had the chance to sit down with Kent Matthes, an outfielder with the Tulsa Drillers. Stats and Notes on Matthes ** In his second season at Double-A Tulsa, Matthes is hitting .283...

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Sitting down with Colorado Rockies prospect and Tulsa Drillers pitcher Tyler Matzek

Following Tulsa's 6-3 win over Corpus Christi on Sunday, I had the chance to talk with Drillers starting pitcher Tyler Matzek. The left-hander started on Sunday and allowed no hits in 4.2 innings...

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Sitting down with Colorado Rockies prospect and Tulsa Drillers starting pitcher Chad Bettis

Prior to his Tulsa Drillers debut on Saturday night in San Antonio, I had the chance to talk with starting pitcher Chad Bettis, who MLB.com recently ranked as the #4 prospect in the Colorado...

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Sitting down with Colorado Rockies prospect and current Tulsa Driller Kyle Parker

Prior to the Tulsa Drillers opening the 2013 season at San Antonio on Thursday, I had the chance to sit down and talk to heralded Colorado Rockies prospect Kyle Parker, who was ranked by MLB.com as...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers pitcher Brandon Hynick

You could say Tulsa Drillers starting pitcher Brandon Hynick has had a journey of Ulysses-type proportions. Originally an eighth-round draft pick of the Colorado Rockies in 2006, Hynick had...

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Sitting down with Corey Dickerson of the Tulsa Drillers

I recently had the chance to sit down with Tulsa Drillers outfielder Corey Dickerson (#14 PuRP), who was promoted from Single-A Modesto to Double-A Tulsa in mid-June. Entering Sunday's road game...

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Looking back at the 2012 Texas League All-Star Game

With eight Tulsa Drillers on the North roster for the Texas League All-Star Game, the host team was well represented in the North's 3-1 win at ONEOK Field. Click here to read some thoughts from...

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Eight Tulsa Drillers selected for Texas League All-Star Game

With the Tulsa Drillers owning first place in the Texas League North standings, perhaps it’s only fitting that the Drillers also own the most players on the Texas League North roster in the...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers co-closer Coty Woods

I recently had the chance to sit down with Tulsa Drillers reliever Coty Woods, a right-hander who enters Wednesday night's game against Frisco with a 3-0 record and an ERA of 0.00. In 19...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers first baseman Kiel Roling

I recently had the chance to sit down and talk with Tulsa Drillers first baseman Kiel Roling. In his second stint with the Drillers, Roling entered Monday's game against Northwest Arkansas batting...

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Sitting down with Tulsa infielder (and Colorado prospect) Josh Rutledge

Prior to Tuesday night's home game against Corpus Christi, I had the chance to sit down with Tulsa second baseman/shortstop Josh Rutledge. The 22-year-old (he turns 23 on April 21) was batting...

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Evaluating the Tulsa Drillers' first eight games of the season

Entering Saturday night's home game against the San Antonio Missions, the Tulsa Drillers sported a 5-3 record and were in first place in the Texas League's North Division. Dennis Higgins, the...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers closer Daniel Turpen

I recently had the chance to sit down with Tulsa Drillers relief pitcher Daniel Turpen. The 24-year-old right-hander has emerged as the closer for the Drillers in recent weeks. Over his last 10...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers pitcher Dan Houston

I recently had the chance to sit down with Tulsa Drillers pitcher Dan Houston, who recently joined the Drillers after being called up from Class A Modesto (Calif.). Houston was 7-1 at Modesto with...

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Sitting down with Tulsa Drillers (and Colorado prospect) catcher Wilin Rosario

I recently had the chance to sit down with Tulsa Drillers catcher Wilin Rosario. He entered Saturday night's game against Corpus Christi batting .250 with 11 homers and 26 RBIs.The 22-year-old...

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Sitting down with Tulsa first baseman Ben Paulsen

I recently had the chance to sit down with Tulsa Drillers first baseman Ben Paulsen. He entered the Texas League All-Star break batting .253 with nine homers and 37 RBIs.   Paulsen's play in the...

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Looking at the Tulsa Drillers statistics from the first half

So how did Tulsa fare statistically in the first half of the Texas League season? The Drillers finished 33-37 overall in the season's first 70 games, and the bullpen had 11 blown saves to go along...

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What the Tulsa Drillers must do to win the Texas League's second-half title

Wednesday night marked the opening of the second half of the Texas League baseball season. The Tulsa Drillers are one of the teams glad for a fresh start as the Double-A affiliate of the Colorado...

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Eight Tulsa Drillers named as Texas League All-Stars

Eight Tulsa Drillers have been named to the Texas League's North Division All-Star Team. Outfielder Tim Wheeler (who currently leads the Texas League with 17 homers) and catcher Wilin Rosario were...

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My interview with Tulsa third baseman Darin Holcomb

Every day that Darin Holcomb can step on the field and take his position at third base for the Tulsa Drillers is a good day for the native of Spokane, Wash. Holcomb missed all of last season...

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My interview with Tulsa's Tim Wheeler

One of the names almost certain to be a big part of the Colorado Rockies' future is outfielder Tim Wheeler, who currently patrols center field for the Double-A Tulsa Drillers. Through the season's...

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Checking in with Aaron Cook during rehab in Tulsa

I had the opportunity to sit down with Aaron Cook following his second rehab start with the Double-A Tulsa Drillers. After struggling in his first start by giving up four runs in four innings...

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