Feb. 26, 2008
Baylor (4-0) scored three runs on two hits, a walk and a
That proved to be all the offense four Baylor pitchers needed. Mackey (1-0) worked into the sixth inning, scattering three hits and three walks with four strikeouts for the win. Tim Matthews got a bases-loaded strikeout in the sixth and then faced the minimum in the seventh. Mace Thurman allowed one unearned on one hit with two strikeouts. Reed Woytek finished the game with a five-pitch scoreless ninth.
In the fifth, Dickerson walked, moved to second on a balk, advanced to third on a groundout and scored on another balk. In the sixth, Beamer Weems had an RBI double and later scored on a Hornung single as the Bears pushed their lead to 6-0.
Baylor scored four runs without a hit in the bottom of the eighth. Miller walked and later scored on Chris Slater's bases-loaded walk. Andrew Cooley, who earlier reached on a walk, scored on a wild pitch. Baylor's final two runs of the inning scored on a two-out error.
Weems and Ben Booker collected two hits each. Miller was 1-for-3 with two walks and two runs scored. Every Baylor starter reached safely at least once.
Starter Danilio Carcamo (0-1) took the loss for
Baylor returns to action this weekend, hosting the third-annual QTI Baylor Classic. The Bears face
NOTES: Baylor leads the all-time series 8-0. The Bears are 13-0 all-time against teams from the Southwestern Athletic Conference. ... Baylor has won eight consecutive home games, dating back to last season. ... Weems established a career high with two stolen bases. ... Miller (four games), Landis Ware (four games) and Hornung (three games) all extended hitting streaks.