The Oklahoma State baseball team clinched its series with Kansas on Saturday by sweeping the series. In-game three, the Cowboys came back from a 1-0 deficit in the fourth inning to score all their runs over the next three innings. Bryce Osmond pitched a complete game, giving up two earned runs on eight hits while striking out nine. The win is Oklahoma State’s 10th consecutive win over the Jayhawks.
The Oklahoma State baseball team won its 10th straight game to clinch the series against Kansas. The team improved to 17-6 overall, 2-0 in conference play, and finished the season with a 10-3 record. The Kansas Cowboys fell to 8-12 overall. The Cowboys’ starting pitcher Victor Mederos improved his record to 2-1 with the win. He allowed three earned runs on six hits and two walks while striking out nine batters.
Justin Lund homered in the first inning for the second straight game. The OSU offense was shut down by Justin Campbell, who struck out nine. Despite having only one hit, Campbell threw a seven-inning shutout and stranded 13 OSU runners on base. The Kansas offense made several pushes in the final two innings but was unable to capitalize on them.
OSU started the game with a home run from David Mendham. The Kansas team answered back by scoring in the bottom of the eighth inning. Zach Ehrhard, Nolan McLean and Justin Medros each had two hits. In the sixth inning, they brought home three runs. Maui Ahuna hit a single to bring home the first run. The last three outs came on a double play by Nolan McLean.
Texas Tech added to its lead with a grand slam in the eighth inning. After tying the game with a walk-off home run, the Baylor team went on to win the series with a 14-2 victory. The 10-run rule was enforced in the sixth inning and Freddy Rojas Jr. went 4-for-5 with four RBIs.
Game two of the series was a doubleheader with both teams winning their games. Midland beat Odessa, while Odessa won Game one 6-4. With the win, the Cowboys have clinched the series with a 10th straight win. They will face No. 2 Texas in the playoffs. If the Big 12 wins the playoffs, the team will advance to the College World Series.
The game was tight throughout. In the first inning, Texas Tech jumped out to a 7-2 lead. Murrell began the inning with a solo home run. The inning was tied seven-all at the time. Then, Texas Tech tied the game in the ninth inning with a sac-fly. After that, the Texas baseball team scored nine unanswered runs.