Italian-born Alex Liddi leads Northwest Arkansas over Drillers

Apr 29, 2015 971

by Barry Lewis

Northwest Arkansas Naturals infielder Alex Liddi has never played for the Tulsa Drillers, but he had a big game against several of his former teammates Sunday afternoon at ONEOK Field. 

Liddi, the first Italian-born and developed player to reach the majors, went 4-for-6 with two homers and four RBIs to power the Naturals past the Drillers 10-5 before 5,322 fans. At the end of last season, Liddi was a member of Chattanooga, which reached the Southern League finals.

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