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Drillers Announce Start Times for the 2023 Season

October 26, 2022

The Tulsa Drillers have announced start times for their home games during the 2023 season, and they will be very similar to this past season. The standard starting time at ONEOK Field will remain at 7:05 p.m. for most games played Tuesdays through Saturdays. The majority of Sunday home games

Tulsa's Guffey Named Athletic Trainer of the Year

October 5, 2022

Tulsa Drillers athletic trainer Jesse Guffey has been named the 2022 Texas League Athletic Trainer of the Year by the Professional Baseball Athletic Trainers Society (PBATS). Guffey was in his first season with the Drillers. The PBATS Minor League Baseball awards are given annually to one member of each of

Bringing Banana Ball: World’s Fastest and Most Outrageous Game of Baseball

October 4, 2022

The Savannah Bananas are bringing their “World Famous Baseball Circus” to ONEOK Field on May 29, 2023. Affectionately referred to as ‘The Greatest Show in Sports” by ESPN with an atmosphere that would make most MLB teams jealous (Sports Illustrated), the Bananas have reimagined the baseball experience and the game

Drillers Season Ends in Game Two Loss to Wind Surge

September 22, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Drillers 2022 season came to an end Thursday night with an 11-1 loss to Wichita at ONEOK Field. The victory gave the Wind Surge a two-game sweep of the best-of-three North Division playoff series. While the result ended the Drillers season, Wichita will advance to

High School Baseball Returning to ONEOK Field

September 21, 2022

High school baseball is returning to ONEOK Field in 2023. The Tulsa Drillers announced today that for the third straight year the club would host a series of high school games at the downtown stadium. The games are scheduled to be held from March 10-16, during the week of spring

Drillers Suffer Tough Loss in Playoff Opener

September 21, 2022

WICHITA, KS – After one postseason game, the Tulsa Drillers task for advancing in the 2022 Texas League playoffs has been simplified. Following a 17-1 loss Tuesday night to Wichita in game one of the North Division Series, the Drillers will need to win two consecutive games in order to

Drillers and Wichita to Meet in First Round of Playoffs

September 20, 2022

The Tulsa Drillers clinched their spot in the 2022 playoffs nearly three months ago, and on Tuesday night in Wichita, they will finally begin their quest for the franchise’s fifth Texas League Championship. The Drillers will face the Wind Surge in the best-of-three North Division Playoff Series, with the winner

Drillers Beaten by Cards in Regular Season Finale

September 18, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Drillers played the final game of the 2022 regular season on Sunday night at ONEOK Field, and they fell victim to the Springfield Cardinals and highly-touted prospect Jordan Walker. Walker delivered the biggest hit of the finale, belting a three-run homer that overturned an initial

Drillers Snap Skid in 7-3 Saturday Win

September 17, 2022

TULSA, OK – On his 26th birthday, Tulsa Drillers first baseman Justin Yurchak had a game to remember. Yurchak earned three hits and was responsible for three of the Drillers runs in a 7-3 win over the Springfield Cardinals on Saturday night at ONEOK Field. The win snapped Tulsa's three-game

Drillers Fall to Cardinals In Ten Innings

September 16, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Drillers brought some excitement to Friday night’s contest against the Springfield Cardinals at ONEOK Field. Trailing 4-2 in the seventh inning, Brandon Lewis delivered a big, go-ahead home run that gave Tulsa a 5-4 lead. However, the Drillers lead would not last as the Cardinals

Drillers Shut Out by Graceffo and Cardinals

September 15, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Drillers dropped their second straight game to Springfield Thursday night at ONEOK Field. The Cardinals took control early, scoring two runs in the top of the first inning, while the Drillers struggled to get anything going offensively against Gordon Graceffo. The Springfield starting pitcher retired

Drillers Announce 2023 Schedule

September 15, 2022

The Tulsa Drillers still have games to play in the 2022 regular season and Texas League Playoffs, but today the team announced its full schedule for the 2023 season. The Drillers will open the 2023 campaign at home by hosting the San Antonio Missions at ONEOK Field on Thursday, April

Drillers Lose Home Run Battle to Cards

September 14, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Drillers played their final afternoon game of the season on Wednesday at ONEOK Field, and it ended with a loss to the Springfield Cardinals. The game was a home run battle with six being hit, three from each team. However, Springfield’s blasts included a two-run

Betts Powers Drillers past Cardinals

September 13, 2022

TULSA, OK – Reggie Jackson famously hit three World Series home runs on three straight swings for the New York Yankees in game six of the 1978 World Series. On Tuesday night at ONEOK Field, Tulsa’s Chris Betts did his best Reggie impression. Betts hit two home runs on his

Tulsa Drops Sunday Finale

September 11, 2022

FRISCO, TX – The first game of a six-game series between the Tulsa Drillers and the Frisco RoughRiders had been high scoring, and Sunday's finale was no different. Frisco posted 18 runs in the final game as the Drillers pitching staff gave up 11 hits and issued 11 walks in

Valera, Pages Lead Drillers in Saturday Win

September 10, 2022

FRISCO, TX- The Tulsa Drillers offense was in full force, scoring double-digit runs for the second consecutive game on Saturday night. Leonel Valera and Andy Pages led the Drillers offense as they combined to drive in eight runs in a 10-7 win over the Frisco RoughRiders at Riders Field. Tulsa

Big Offensive Night Fuels Drillers Win at Frisco

September 9, 2022

FRISCO, TX – Offensive production has been up and down for the Tulsa Drillers during their series this week in Frisco. After scoring 11 runs in a game one win, Tulsa had been held to a combined 3 runs in two straight losses. For the fourth game of the series

Tulsa Sets New Franchise Record in 4-3 Loss

September 8, 2022

FRISCO, TX – The Tulsa Drillers set a new franchise record for the most home runs hit in a season on Thursday night, but the record-breaking night came in a losing effort as Tulsa fell 4-3 to the Frisco RoughRiders at Riders Field. The Drillers took an early lead in

Drillers to Close Regular Season with Promotions Packed Homestand

September 8, 2022

The Tulsa Drillers will close out the 2022 regular season by hosting the Springfield Cardinals (St. Louis Cardinals) in a six-game series at ONEOK Field that will run September 13-18. There will be several different starting times for the series with the opener on Tuesday, September 13 set to begin

Drillers Blanked 11-0 in Frisco

September 7, 2022

FRISCO, TX – The Tulsa Drillers two-game winning streak came to an end Wednesday night after an early, offensive onslaught from Frisco. The RoughRiders started the night by scoring four runs in the first inning, followed by seven more in the third. The result was an 11-0 loss for the

Drillers Tie Franchise Home Run Record in 11-7 Win

Ward connects on 28th homer; Avelino plates four runs at Frisco
September 6, 2022

FRISCO, TX – The Tulsa Drillers began their final road trip of the regular season with an early 11:05 a.m. start on Tuesday against the Frisco RoughRiders at Riders Field. The series holds playoff implications for the RoughRiders as they began the series with a two-game lead over second place

Yurchak and Bullpen Give Drillers a Series Split

September 4, 2022

TULSA, OK – Justin Yurchak went a perfect 4 for 4 at the plate, and three Tulsa relievers combined to hold Northwest Arkansas to zero runs and just one hit over the final five innings as the Drillers defeated the Naturals 4-2 Sunday night at ONEOK Field. The win allowed

Drillers Fail to Hold Early Lead in 8-6 Loss

September 4, 2022

TULSA, OK – The Tulsa Drillers failed to hold a four-run lead on Saturday night as the Northwest Arkansas Naturals rallied to defeat Tulsa 8-6 at ONEOK Field. Ryan Ward and Lael Lockhart helped give the Drillers the early lead, as Ward drove in the first three runs, and Lockhart

Big Night from Lewis Gives Drillers Doubleheader Split

September 2, 2022

TULSA, OK – Due to a rainout the previous night, the Tulsa Drillers and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals played a doubleheader on Friday at ONEOK Field. The two games followed similar scripts, but produced two different results. In the first game, the Naturals took a first-inning lead and never trailed

DRILLERS AND NATURALS RAINED OUT THURSDAY NIGHT

September 1, 2022

Thursday evening’s game at ONEOK Field between the Tulsa Drillers and Northwest Arkansas Naturals has been postponed due to rain. Rain hit the downtown Tulsa area midafternoon with the forecast showing showers throughout the evening. The game will now be played on Friday (September 2) as part of a doubleheader.