Late Push Leads Bears Past Tigers

6 years 8 months 1 week ago Saturday, April 07 2012 Apr 7, 2012 Saturday, April 07, 2012 3:33:00 PM CDT April 07, 2012 in Tiger Talk
Source: mutigers.com

COLUMBIA - Missouri (16-14) built an early 6-2 lead in Saturday's contest against Baylor, but back-to-back four-run innings by the Bears proved too much as Mizzou dropped the final game of the series by a final score of 12-7.

Conner Mach went 3-for-5 from the plate in the series finale, and Brannon Champagne increased his on-base streak to 22 games. Due to the NCAA travel curfew, the game was shortened to eight innings.

Three straight two-out singles for Baylor off Mizzou starter Jeff Emens made the score 1-0 in the top of the first.

In the bottom of the second, Dane Opel was hit by a pitch with two outs, and a single by Michael McGraw put runners on the corners. Dillon Everett's single to left then tied the game at one.

Champagne's single to lead off the bottom of the third inning extended his on-base streak to 22 games, then Mach's single to left put two on and no outs. Eric Garcia was hit with a pitch to load the bases, and Ben Turner singled to center to score two runs and give the Tigers a 3-1 lead.

Baylor wasted no time to respond, as they tallied a run in the top of the fourth, but John Miles took over on the mound and stranded three runners. Four straight two-out singles in the bottom of the frame extended the Tigers' lead to 5-2.

Mizzou led 6-2 after Blake Brown's two-out double off the left field fence scored Dane Opel. Baylor tied the game in the top of the sixth with four runs, two coming off a two-out home run to left to tie the game. The Bears led off the seventh inning with a solo home run to take a 7-6 lead, then tacked on three more with a sacrifice fly and a single to extend the Baylor lead to 10-6.

The Bears added two more runs and held on for a 12-7 win.

Mizzou takes on Arkansas Little Rock on Tuesday, April 10 at 4 p.m.

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