May 21, 2013

Rankings are from CBI Composite Poll

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Hinshaw has three hits to lead Illinois State past Bradley

Campbell blanks CSU, MSU tops Missouri in 17, North Dakota nips UVU


Missouri Valley

#1 Illinois State 11, #8 Bradley 1

#4 Missouri State 2, #5 Evansville 1

#6 Indiana State 4, #3 Creighton 3

#7 Southern Illinois 5, #2 Wichita State 1


In Normal, Ill., Chad Hinshaw (right) had three hits and two RBI to lead Illinois State past Bradley in eight innings. The Redbirds (37-18) stretched a 4-1 lead with five in the sixth. Brett Kay reached five times, going 1 for 2 with four walks, three runs and two RBI. Chris Razo (8-1, 7 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 4 BB, 5 K) earned the win. Paul Solka had two hits and one RBI for the Braves (17-31). (photo courtesy of MVC)


Travis McComack had a sacrifice fly to cap a two-run rally in the bottom of the ninth as Missouri State rallied past Evansville. Luke Voit had two hits, one run and one RBI for the Bears (31-20). Grant Gordon (2-3, 0.2 IP) got the win. Kyle Lloyd (7-3, 8.2 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 4 BB, 5 K) went the distance for the Purple Aces (22-33). Kevin Kaczmarski had two hits and a run for Evansville.


Josh Negele surrendered one run over 5.1 innings out of the bullpen as Indiana State edged Creighton. Negele (7 H, 1 BB, 4 K) took over for Sean Manaea, who was forced to leave during warm-ups due to injury. Koby Kraemer and Mike Fitzgerald (2 for 3, 2 R) both homered for the Sycamores (25-23). Mike Gerber had two hits and two RBI, while Federico Castagnini went 2 for 4 with two runs for the Bluejays (30-17).


Cody Forsythe (4-5, 7 H, 2 BB, 7 K) allowed one run in going the distance as Southern Illinois upset Wichita State. Rennie Troggio had two hits and two RBI for the Salukis (25-31). Tanner Dearman and Tyler Baker both had two hits for the Shockers (34-26).


Big South

#2 Coastal Carolina 6, #7 Longwood 1

#6 Gardner-Webb 8, #3 High Point 2

#1 Campbell 4, #8 Charleston Southern 0

#4 Radford 6, #5 Liberty 3


In Lynchburg, Va., Josh Powell went 2 for 4 off the bench with a double for Coastal Carolina, as well as a two-run single in the second that ultimately became the game-winning hit against Longwood in the teams' Big South Tournament opener Tuesday. Tyler Herb (6-1, 6 H, BB) struck out three in six shutout innings for the win, and Aaron Burke (4 H, ER, BB, K) threw the last three innings for the Chanticleers (36-19) to get his first save. Travis Burnette (5 H, BB) struck out three in four scoreless relief innings for the Lancers (24-27).


Brad Collins went 3 for 5, scored twice, and was a triple short of the cycle, as his solo homer in the sixth ultimately became the winning run in Gardner-Webb's rout of High Point. Matt Fraudin (8-5, 4 BB, 2 K, HBP) allowed just two hits and one earned run in seven innings to get the win for the Bulldogs (29-25-1). Cody Manzella (1 for 3, BB) hit in Spencer Angelis (1 for 3, BB) twice, the only runs for the Panthers (29-28).


Ryan Mattes (8-3) tossed a six-hit shutout with four strikeouts as Campbell blanked Charleston Southern. Michael Felton and Will Albertson both had two hits and one RBI for the Fighting Camels (47-9). Robbie Streett went 2 for 3 for the Buccaneers (22-33).


In the day’s final game, Tyler Costello (7-4, 3 R, 1 ER, 4 K) tossed a five-hitter as Radford knocked off Liberty. The Highlanders (30-24) scored three in the first and two in the third. Josh Gardiner had two hits and two runs, while Ryan Burgess drove in a pair for RU. Ashton Perritt (3 for 4) homered and Nick Paxton drove in two for the Flames (29-27).



#6 Ole Miss 4, #11 Kentucky 1 (UK eliminated)

#7 Alabama 6, #10 Auburn 3 (AU eliminated)

#9 Texas A&M 6, #8 Florida 3 (UF eliminated)

#5 Mississippi State 2, #12 Missouri 1 (MU eliminated)


In Hoover, Ala., Mike Mayers allowed one unearned run in 6.1 innings as Ole Miss downed Kentucky. Mayers (5-5) surrendered six hits and one walk with four strikeouts. Tanner Bailey (1 IP, H, K) earned his fourth save. Austin Anderson (2 for 4, 2B, R, RBI) led the offense for the Rebels (37-20). Matt Reida and Zack Storm both had two hits for the Wildcats (30-25).


Chance Vincent had an RBI single to snap a 3-3 tie and spark a three-run eighth as Alabama rallied past Auburn. Ben Moore had two hits and scored twice for the Crimson Tide (33-24). Jay Shaw (2-1, 5 IP, 4 H, BB, K) earned the win, with Ray Castillo (1 IP, K) notching his 11th save. Hunter Kelley had two hits for the Tigers (33-23).


Daniel Mengden (8-3, 5 H, 3 R, 1 ER, 1 BB) went the distance with 11 strikeouts as Texas A&M doubled up Florida. Hunter Melton went 2 for 4 with a homer and four RBI for the Aggies (31-25). Cody Dent and Vickash Ramjit both drove in a run for the Gators (29-28).


Mitch Slauter delivered an RBI single in the bottom of the 17th as Mississippi State outlasted Missouri in the day’s final game. Will Cox (3-1, 3 IP, H, 2 K), the sixth pitcher for the Bulldogs (41-16) registered the win. Adam Frazier had three hits for MSU, which stranded 19. Brannon Champagne went 2 for 6 with a run for the Tigers (18-32).


Big 12

The Big 12 considered canceling its tournament after the devastating storms Monday in the Oklahoma City area. After consulting local officials, the Big 12 decided to go on with the tournament in a revised format. Instead of beginning on Wednesday, May 22, with double-elimination within two brackets, the Big 12 Championship will start on Thursday, May 23, with round-robin play with two pods. Each of the eight teams will play Thursday, Friday and Saturday, with the pod winners meeting on Sunday in the title game.


Great West

#5 North Dakota 8, #4 Utah Valley 7

#1 Northern Colorado 13, #8 Chicago State 1

#2 Texas-Pan American 7, #7 NYIT 6

#3 Houston Baptist 11, #6 NJIT 6


In Newark, N.J., Patrick Vandoorne went 3 for 4 with a two-run double in North Dakota's three-run second and a stolen base and run in a four-run third to help North Dakota eke out a win against Utah Valley in the first game of the Great West Tournament. Andrew Thome (6-5, 6.2 IP, 3 BB, 4 K, 2 HBP) allowed five earned runs on 10 hits but got the win for North Dakota (24-20-1). Jeff Campbell (2 IP, 3 H, 2 K) allowed two unearned runs in the ninth but stranded the tying run at second for his first save. Spencer Gothberg went 1 for 3 with a three-run homer in the fourth to tie the game for the Wolverines (24-29).


Nick Miller and Jensen Park hit three-run homers in the sixth and seventh to blow it open for Northern Colorado against Chicago State and induce the 10-run rule in seven innings. Park (2 for 3) and Miller (2 for 4) each scored twice for the Bears (30-22). Chris Hammer (5-4, 4 H, R, BB) got the win, pitching all seven innings and striking out six. Joelh Calixto went 1 for 3 with an RBI single in the second, the only run for the Cougars (8-44).


Texas-Pan American scored four with two away in the bottom of the ninth to escape against NYIT. Bryan Ramirez (3 for 4) and Aaron Moore (2 for 5, HR, 2 RBI) both had RBI singles and Shane Klemcke walked with the bases loaded to bring home the winning run. Sam Street (10-3, 6 H, 6 R, 2 BB) went the distance with 13 strikeouts for the Broncs (28-28). Robert Loftus went 2 for 4 with a homer, two runs and three RBI for the Bears (10-46).


Bradley Brown had three hits and two RBI to lead Houston Baptist past NJIT. Curtis Jones added two hits and three RBI, while Luke Clements (2 for 4, 3 R) homered for the Huskies (31-24-1). Ryan Lower (8-4, 5.2 IP, 10 H, 4 R, 3 BB, 5 K) earned the victory. Matt Weckerle had three hits and three RBI for the Highlanders (19-33).