Mizzou Baseball Tops Charlotte

6 years 7 months 1 week ago Friday, March 09 2012 Mar 9, 2012 Friday, March 09, 2012 10:06:00 PM CST March 09, 2012 in Tiger Talk
Source: MUtigers.com
By: Adam Beard
loading

COLUMBIA -- Mizzou (6-5) started a home series against Charlotte (9-5) strong with a 10-4 win on Friday at Taylor Stadium.

Starting pitcher Eric Anderson gave up three runs in 4.2 innings pitched. Third baseman Conner Mach registered two RBI while going 2-for-4 at the plate. Designated hitter Scott Sommerfeld also registered two hits on the day and recorded a RBI in the victory.

The first 49'ers batter reached base on a hit, and stole second base three pitches later. After Anderson struck out the second Charlotte batter, the 49'ers scored on a single to left. The Tigers then wrapped up the inning by getting outs from the next two batters. Blake Brown led off for the Tigers with a bunt single, then reached second on a wild pitch. Brannon Champagne bunted Brown to third for Mach, whose ground ball escaped the shortstop to score Brown and tie the game at one. Dane Opel's double moved Mach to third, and Sommerfeld's ground ball to first scored both runs on a throwing error to make the score 3-1.

Mach singled to center in the second to score Dillon Everett, and the Tigers' lead grew to 4-1. Charlotte put two runs across in the third, but the inning ended with a spectacular block of the plate by Ben Turner, as he absorbed contact from the 49'ers runner and tagged him out behind the plate. Mizzou went down in order in the bottom of the frame.

Opel opened the bottom of the fifth inning by getting a hit, then Sommerfeld's infield single moved Opel up to second. Eric Garcia's sacrifice bunt moved the runners to second and third with one out for Turner, whose groundout to third scored Opel to make the score 5-3 heading to the sixth.

Reliever Jeff Emens breezed through the top of the seventh with a perfect 1-2-3 inning. The were able to add five more runs in the bottom of the inning and close out the 49'ers 10-4 to finish the game.

Game two of this four-game series takes place Saturday at 1 p.m., and it is the first game of a double-header.  

More News

Grid
List
(CNN) -- The former head of USA Gymnastics has been accused of removing documents linked to the Larry Nassar sexual... More >>
56 minutes ago Thursday, October 18 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Thursday, October 18, 2018 8:56:00 AM CDT October 18, 2018 in News
LAKE OF THE OZARKS - A 78-year-old Fenton man drowned Wednesday afternoon at Lake of the Ozarks. The incident... More >>
2 hours ago Thursday, October 18 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Thursday, October 18, 2018 7:39:00 AM CDT October 18, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - Centerpointe Hospital is opening a new location on International Drive in Columbia. The Tennessee-based company has one... More >>
2 hours ago Thursday, October 18 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Thursday, October 18, 2018 6:55:00 AM CDT October 18, 2018 in News
(CNN) -- Facebook has set up a "war room" at its California headquarters as part of its plans to avoid... More >>
3 hours ago Thursday, October 18 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Thursday, October 18, 2018 6:32:00 AM CDT October 18, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - November candidates want to earn your vote by discussing disability-related issues on Thursday. The City of Columbia... More >>
6 hours ago Thursday, October 18 2018 Oct 18, 2018 Thursday, October 18, 2018 3:49:00 AM CDT October 18, 2018 in News
CALLAWAY COUNTY - The man killed in a helicopter crash east of Fulton on Wednesday has been identified as Charles... More >>
13 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 8:14:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
GASCONADE COUNTY - A school in Gasconade County went on lockdown on Wednesday after a juvenile threatened to self-harm nearby,... More >>
14 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 7:39:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - The Columbia City Council approved a request on Monday to change the zoning of nearly 50 properties in... More >>
15 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 6:33:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY- Andy Neidert's building on the corner of East High Street and Madison Street has been collapsing and held... More >>
18 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:47:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
PANAMA CITY, Fla. - A former Missouri woman, now living in Florida's panhandle, said Wednesday she is experiencing the "catastrophic"... More >>
18 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:41:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
COLUMBIA - Claire McCaskill's office has responded to a investigative piece by Project Veritas,which focuses on her campaign office. ... More >>
18 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:24:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
(CNN) -- A white woman has been fired after video emerged of her confronting and blocking the entry of a... More >>
18 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 3:23:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY – Robert Pinhero created a GoFundMe page and is recruiting drivers to help get voters without a car... More >>
18 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:58:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
Cole County – From oil-dripping trucks to ones without seatbelts, Cole County Fire District officials say there's a pressing need... More >>
19 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:38:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
KINGDOM CITY - Eight people were arrested after the Callaway County Sherrif's Office found 3.5 pounds of methamphetamine, about one... More >>
19 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 2:23:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
(CNN) -- At least 92 people in 29 states have been infected with a strain of multidrug-resistant salmonella after coming... More >>
20 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 1:11:43 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY (AP) — In ads and speeches, Democratic U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill is pounding Missouri voters with a single... More >>
21 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 12:19:00 PM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
JEFFERSON CITY - A multi-vehicle crash sent one man to the hospital with injuries right before the Wednesday morning commute.... More >>
22 hours ago Wednesday, October 17 2018 Oct 17, 2018 Wednesday, October 17, 2018 11:42:00 AM CDT October 17, 2018 in News
Columbia, MO
Broken Clouds 46°
10am 48°
11am 51°
12pm 54°
1pm 56°