The San Antonio Missions got key hits and shutout pitching through eight innings to beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 4-2 on Friday at Wolff Stadium.
The Missions remain 1 1/2 games behind the Round Rock Express in the Pacific Coast League American Southern Standings. Round Rock beat New Orleans 3-2 on Friday.
Tyler Austin hit a two-run homer in the third inning, his second home run and fourth extra-base hit since joining the Missions on Aug. 16.
Nate Orf drove in the Missions’ first run with an RBI single in the second inning.
Troy Stokes Jr. added an RBI single in the sixth inning to bring in the Missions’ final run.
Missions starting pitcher Aaron Wilkerson (8-2) pitched five scoreless innings, allowing two hits with five strikeouts and two walks. He lowered his season ERA to 3.34.
Angel Perdomo and Miguel Sanchez combined to pitch a scoreless sixth inning. Freddy Peralta kept the Dodgers scoreless in the seventh and eighth innings.
The Dodgers scored both of their runs in the top of the ninth off of Missions reliever Ray Black.
Milwaukee Brewers reliever Freddy Peralta took the mound for the San Antonio Missions on Friday in his first appearance at Wolff Stadium.
The 5-foot-11, right-hander pitched two scoreless innings, gave up two hits and struck out five with no walks. The Missions beat the Oklahoma City Dodgers 4-2.
Three days earlier, in his Missions debut, Peralta allowed one run in one running in a road game against the Iowa Cubs.
Peralta appeared in 47 games for the Brewers over the last two seasons. He had an 11-7 record and three saves with a 4.98 ERA. He was optioned to the Missions on Aug. 18.