LF Ben Booker capped a 10-for-16 week with a two-run homer Sunday against Kansas.
April 6, 2008
Baylor's 17 runs were its most in a Big 12 game since a 19-18 loss May 22, 2004, at Texas Tech. The Bears tied a season high with 11 extra-base hits on the day; Baylor finished the series with 41 hits in three games, including 18 extra-base hits, with 19 walks against 17 strikeouts.
Aaron Miller got the scoring started for the Bears with a three-run homer in the bottom of the first. Baylor added six runs on five hits and two walks in the second. Shaver Hansen started the scoring with an RBI triple, and Beamer Weems followed with an RBI double. After a couple walks loaded the bases, Raynor Campbell cleared the bags with a three-run triple. Ben Booker followed with an RBI double.
Dustin Dickerson's two-run homer in the third staked the Bears to an 11-0 lead. Erik Morrison belted the first of his two home runs on the day in the top of the fourth, a two-run shot to left. Weems' responded with a two-run homer of his own in the fifth; it was his second career left-handed home run at Baylor Ballpark.
Baylor starter Willie Kempf (5-1) earned the win; he allowed three runs on six hits and four walks with a season-high five strikeouts over 5.1 innings.
Every Baylor starter reached base safely, and eight of the nine produced at least one hit. Weems and Landis Ware both had three-hit games. Miller tallied four RBI, while Booker, Campbell and Weems each had three RBI. Weems scored four times, a career high, and Miller scored three times.
Baylor returns to action Tuesday, hosting TCU for a 6:30 p.m. CDT first pitch at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears also host UT Arlington at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday to conclude a six-game home stand.
NOTES: Baylor leads the all-time series 36-5, including a 20-1 advantage in