Big 12 Recap for 03-15-09

KSU Sweeps Butler in four games- Photo Copyright Kansas State Athletics

KSU Sweeps Butler in four games- Photo Copyright Kansas State Athletics

#13 Baylor 7 at #6 Texas A&M 13

Brodie Greene went 4-for-5 and Nick Anders hit two home runs to lead No. 3 Texas A&M to a 13-7 win over No. 5 Baylor Sunday afternoon before 3,880 fans at Olsen Field.

Greene and Anders powered a 15-hit attack by the Aggie offense, which saw five players record at least two hits and two–Kevin Gonzalez and Joe Patterson–each drive in three runs.

The win was the sixth in a row for the Aggies (13-4, 2-0 Big 12) over the Bears, who fell to 10-4 and 0-2 in league play. The split-series now shifts to Waco for the finale on Monday at 6:35 p.m.

Texas A&M Recap
Baylor Recap

Rhode Island 5 at #11 Oklahoma State

Zoey Angulo’s two-run shot in the fifth inning proved to be the difference as the Rams upset 11th-ranked Oklahoma State, Sunday evening at Reynolds Stadium. Chris Pickering earned the win while Luke Demko picked up the save.

Rhode Island Recap
Oklahoma State Recap

#19 Oklahoma 6 vs Eastern Illinois 8

Brett Nommensen and Richie Derbak both posted three-hit efforts, and Mike Recchia pitched six innings of two-run ball to lead Eastern Illinois baseball to an 8-6 victory against No. 15 Oklahoma Sunday afternoon in the championship game of the Bulls Baseball Classic hosted by South Florida.

By beating South Florida (Friday), Bethune-Cookman (Saturday) and the Sooners (17-4) in three straight days, the Panthers (9-4) won the four-team tournament as the only team to go 3-0.

Eastern Illinois Recap
OU Recap

Nebraska 3 at Texas Tech 10

Texas Tech scored all 10 of its runs with two outs, including a pair of home runs from sophomore catcher Jeremy Mayo, and cruised to a 10-3 series-clinching win over the Nebraska Cornhuskers on Sunday afternoon at Dan Law Field.

The win gives the Red Raiders an 8-10 overall record and a 2-1 mark in Big 12 Conference play while Nebraska drops to 11-5-1 overall and to 1-2 in the league.

Nebraska jumped out to an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Tyler Farst drove in Nick Belfonte with an RBI single. The run was the first given up this season by senior right-hander AJ Ramos. Belfonte reached on a one-out single and moved into scoring position when Ramos hit Husker right fielder Adam Bailey.

Texas Tech Recap
Nebraska Recap

Butler 2 at Kansas State 13

Kansas State tallied its 10th double-digit hit game in its last 11 contests, while five K-State pitchers combined for 11 strikeouts as the Wildcats completed a four-game series sweep over Butler with a 15-2 victory Sunday afternoon at Tointon Family Stadium.

With the win, K-State improved to 15-3 – its best start since going 17-1 in 2006 – as it recorded its second-straight four-game weekend sweep. Butler fell to 1-13 with the loss.

The Wildcats totaled 50 runs in the four games on 56 hits after scoring 13 runs on a series-high 16 hits on Sunday afternoon. The 16 hits are the second-most for the Wildcats this season, which they have had four occasions.

KSU RECAP
Butler RECAP

Kansas vs #4 Arizona State Start Time at 7:30pm CST