Brumfields walk-off single leads Mizzou Baseball to four game sweep of Hofstra Pride

1 year 4 months 3 weeks ago February 28, 2016 Feb 28, 2016 Sunday, February 28 2016 Sunday, February 28, 2016 4:10:00 PM CST in Baseball
By: James Stanley, KOMU 8 Sports Digitial Producer

FORT MYERS, Florida – Late inning scoring was all the Missouri Tigers baseball team needed to defeat the Hofstra Pride 3-2 on Sunday afternoon at City of Palms Park. Sophomore LF Trey Harris’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning tied the game, and freshman RF Connor Brumfield’s walk off single won the game and earned the Tigers the sweep in the bottom of the tenth.

Mizzou freshman LHP Michael Plassmeyer started the game going six innings, striking out three, and allowing two runs on four hits.

Next, redshirt sophomore RHP Cole Bartlett came in relief in the top of the seventh after Plassmeyer gave up back-to-back singles, but only pitched a third of an inning. Bartlett hit his first batter, loading the bases, and gave up a single allowing Hofstra to tie the game.

Freshman RHP Ryan Sharp then replaced Bartlett and was nails in three and two-thirds innings, striking out three, allowing two hits and a walk, and earning his first win as a Missouri Tiger.

But that was not all that Sharp did for the Tigers. In the bottom of the tenth, Sharp led off the inning with a walk on a 3-1 count. Sophomore Johnny Balasmo pinch ran for Sharp at first base, advancing to second base on a wild pitch, and to third base on a sacrifice bunt by freshman 2B Ian Nelson. Brumfield then singled to right field on a full count giving the Tigers the win and sweep.

Brumfield said on his winning hit, “I was just looking fastball the whole time because I had an at-bat against him yesterday and hit a fastball pretty good, so I was just waiting for that fastball. He threw a couple out, so I just took those and that one was right down the middle, so I put a good swing on it.”

The last time Missouri had a walk-off win was when Harris hit one against the South Carolina Gamecocks on March 21, 2015.

The Tigers next matchup will be on Opening Day on March 2 at Taylor Stadium against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. First pitch is set for 4 p.m.

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