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Kasparek nearly perfect in
no-hitter for Texas
No. 16 Fullerton stops No. 8 San Diego; No.
6 Texas A&M nips TCU
In Austin, Texas, Kenn Kasparek tossed an 11-0
no-hitter for Texas against Texas State Tuesday evening at UFCU
Disch-Falk Field. Kasparek (3-3) hit Thomas Field to start the
seventh, the lone base-runner for the Bobcats (24-19). He was
erased on a double play as Kasparek faced the minimum 27 in the
contest. The right-hander fanned nine, including the game’s
final two batters looking. It was the 20th no-hitter in Texas
history. The Longhorns (27-18) scored two in
the second and two in the fourth to take control. Kyle Russell
went 4 for 5 with a homer, three runs and two RBI. Michael
Torres had four hits and three RBI.
No. 16 Cal State Fullerton 12, No. 8 San Diego
In Fullerton, Calif., Cal State Fullerton used a
five-run second to knock off San Diego, ending its 16-game win
streak. Logan Gelbrich belted a two-run homer in the first for
the Toreros (35-12). USD led 3-2 in the second before the
five-run outburst by the Titans (27-15) gave them the lead for
good. Josh Fellhauer’s RBI single tied the game and Christian
Colon’s run-scoring base hit put Fullerton ahead to stay. Erik
Komatsu had a two-run homer in the sixth and Khris Davis blasted
a pinch-hit three-run homer in the eighth.
No. 6 Texas A&M 3, TCU 2
In Fort Worth, Texas, Brodie Greene scored on a
wild pitch with two outs in the top of the ninth as Texas A&M
nipped TCU in front of a record-crowd of 4,294 at Lupton
Stadium. Greene drew a leadoff walk and moved to second one out
later when Kyle Colligan was hit by a pitch. Following a lineout
to left, a passed ball moved the runners up before a wild pitch
plated Greene with the game-winner. The Horned Frogs (29-16) got
a two-out baserunner in the ninth, but could not score the tying
run. The Aggies (38-7) scored single runs in the third and
fourth before Matt Vern and Bryan Kervin had RBI singles in the
fifth for TCU to tie it at 2-2.
No. 3 Florida State 13, Stetson 3
In DeLand, Fla., Tyler Holt had four hits and
four runs as Florida State smothered Stetson in front of 2,751
fans at Melching Field. Jack Rye had four hits and knocked in
three for the Seminoles (36-7). Buster Posey homered twice with
three runs and three RBI for FSU. The Seminoles scored three in
the first and two in the second and never looked back against
the Hatters (19-27).
No. 7 Nebraska 6, Western Illinois 4
In Lincoln, Neb., Ben Kline’s two-run single in
the sixth snapped a 4-4 tie and propelled Nebraska past Western
Illinois at Hawks Field. Casey Hauptman pitched four scoreless
innings in relief for the Huskers (33-8-1) to earn his first
victory. Mike Nesseth tossed a perfect ninth to record his
fourth save. Nick Sullivan had two hits and two runs for NU. The
Leathernecks (10-25) scored a pair in the first before the
Huskers answered with four in the bottom of the frame. Jake
Opitz had a two-run homer and D.J. Belfonte added a two-run
double. Cole Waddell and Drew Laidig had RBI singles in the top
of the second as WIU tied it at 4-4.
Kansas State 3, No. 10 Wichita State 2
In Wichita, Kan., Daniel Edwards fanned the final
two batters with the tying run on second as Kansas State edged
Wichita State at Eck Stadium. Edwards earned his eighth save.
The Shockers (33-10) scored in the first on an RBI double by
Conor Gillaspie. Byron Wiley’s run-scoring single in the top of
the second tied it at 1-1. Andy Dirks delivered an RBI single in
the bottom of the frame as WSU took a 2-1 lead. The Wildcats
(21-23) knotted it at 2-2 in the top of the third on an RBI
double by Justin Bloxom. Bloxom singled and scored the
game-winner in the fifth.
Loyola Marymount 11, No. 12 UC Irvine 3
In Irvine, Calif., A.J. LaMonda had three hits,
two runs and an RBI to lead Loyola Marymount past UC Irvine at
Anteater Ballpark. Angelo Songco also had three hits for the
Lions (21-23). LaMonda doubled and scored in a two-run first for
LMU. Francis Larson and Tony Asaro each singled and scored in
the third for the Anteaters (28-11). Sean Dovel’s RBI single
ignited a three-run fifth as the Lions took the lead for good.
LMU added five in the eighth to put it away.
Kansas 3, No. 15 Missouri 0
In Kansas City, Mo., Shaeffer Hall and Paul Smyth
combined on a six-hit shutout as Kansas blanked Missouri in
front of 3,847 fans at Kauffman Stadium. Hall allowed five hits
in seven innings with two walks and four strikeouts in recording
his third win. Smyth retired six of the final seven batters to
register the save. Ryne Price homered in the second for the
Jayhawks (26-22). John Allman’s two-run single in the eighth
gave KU insurance runs against the Tigers (29-15).