Tigers Take Series With 4-3 Win Over Kansas

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Junior Taylor Parker
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May 15, 2005

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COLUMBIA, Mo.-- - Missouri wrapped up its home season with a 4-3 win over Kansas on Sunday at Taylor Stadium and finished the year with a 21-5 record at Taylor Stadium.

A bases loaded walk to Junior Trevor Helms drove in freshman Jacob Priday in the bottom of the eighth inning with the game-winning run.

The Tigers had to come from behind after trailing 3-0 after two innings. They tied the game with three runs in the bottom of the third on just one hit. A pair of walks and a hit batter aided Missouri in the inning.

The MU bullpen was strong, pitching the final seven innings and leading the Tigers to the win. Junior Taylor Parker pitched 5.1 innings of relief, allowing no runs and just two hits. Junior Andrew Johnson finished the game, allowing one hit in 1.2 innings and recording the win.

Missouri also got great defensive plays by Johnston and Priday in the ninth and turned four double plays.

The Tigers will play two games in O'Fallon, Mo this week, taking on Southern Illinois on Tuesday and Illinois on Wednesday. Both games will begin at 6:30 p.m. and will be played at T.R. Hughes Ballpark.

Next weekend, Mizzou will conclude the regular season next weekend with a three-game series with Baylor in Waco, Texas.

 

 

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