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4.13.2013 Weekend Update: Baseball Takes Down Oklahoma

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The big news today is the baseball team's win last night's walkoff win over #8 Oklahoma and their star pitcher Jonathan Gray. 8.1 strong innings from Dillon Newman gave Baylor the chance, and Cal Towey finished the job in the bottom of the ninth.

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OKLAHOMA
(27-7, 7-3) Rank: 8
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 6 0
1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 5 0

Final Stats | Quotes

Highlights

Waco, Texas • Attendance: 3,443

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BAYLOR
(18-16, 6-3) Rank: NR

Towey's Walk-Off Homer Gives Baseball 2-1 Win vs. No. 8 Oklahoma - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
A well-pitched game on both sides ended dramatically on Cal Towey's walk-off home run for a 2-1 Baylor win over No. 8 Oklahoma on Friday evening at Baylor Ballpark.

Sooners Drop Opener To Baylor Despite Gray's 10 Strikeouts - Crimson And Cream Machine
For seven of the eight innings that he pitched on Friday night Oklahoma's Jonathan Gray was exceptional. The problem was, he got off to a rough start (by his standards) in the first and it ended up...

Game 2 of the series kicks off in about ninety minutes at Baylor Ballpark, and the matchups should be as follows:


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No. 8 Oklahoma at Baylor
April 12-14, 2013 | Waco, Texas | Baylor Ballpark (5,000)
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FRI. | 6:35 P.M.
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Probable Starters:
BU - RHP Dillon Newman
3-2, 3.12 ERA, 49.0 IP, 38 K
OU - RHP Jonathan Gray

6-1, 1.19 ERA, 60.1 IP, 71 K
SAT. | 3:05 P.M.
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Probable Starters:
BU - RHP Max Garner
2-3, 3.65 ERA, 49.1 IP, 33 K
OU - LHP Dillon Overton

6-2, 2.35 ERA, 57.1 IP, 51 K
SUN. | 1:05 P.M.
Gametracker

Probable Starters:
BU - Austin Stone
2-2, 3.33 ERA, 24.1 IP, 17 K
OU - TBA



Next-door, the ladies had a pretty fantastic night, as well, downing Oklahoma State 2-0 on the strength of freshman Heather Stearn's shutout.


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OKLAHOMA ST.

(24-18, 2-5) Rank: NR/NR
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 R H E
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2
0 0 0 0 2 0 X 2 6 0

Box Score | Highlights

Waco, Texas • Attendance: 951


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BAYLOR

(31-10, 4-5) Rank: #20/16

Stearns Shuts Down Cowgirls For 2-0 Win - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
Freshman Heather Stearns allowed just one hit, striking out 11 to lead No. 16 Baylor (31-10, 4-5) to a 2-0 win over Oklahoma State (24-18, 2-5) Friday night at Getterman Stadium.

In other news...

Brittney Griner Wins Women's Wooden Award - Baylor Bears Official Athletic Site - BaylorBears.com
The John R. Wooden Award winner for women, was announced today by The Los Angeles Athletic Club, and awarded to Brittney Griner for the second year in a row.

OHHHH YEAH. CONGRATULATIONS, BRITTNEY!

Baylor Bears: A Closer Look at the 2013 Football Schedule
The Baylor Bears 2013 Football Schedule is out! Look to see who's on tap and the strength of the new years' schedule.

3-star Skyline DE Victor Evans lists Baylor, Texas Tech in top-4 | College Sports Blog
One of the more intriguing defensive prospects at the Nike Football Training Camp last weekend, Skyline defensive end Victor Evans showcased his superior athleticism in a variety of pass rushing drills.

H-E-B to close Baylor-area grocery - WacoTrib.com: Business
Baylor University students reacted strongly to news Friday that H-E-B will close its store on the edge of campus as it plans to build a new H-E-B Plus! on the former University Middle School site on South Valley Mills Drive.

I'll be pouring one out for the Ghetto HEB tonight.

2013 college football spring games TV schedule, from Alabama to Wisconsin - SBNation.com
Find out how to watch your favorite team's spring game right here.

And finally...

Did RGIII and his former Baylor teammate Terrance Williams Spill the Beans on a Redskins Draft Plan? - Hogs Haven
A cryptic Twitter exchange between Robert Griffin III and former Baylor wide receiver Terrance Williams could indicate who the Redskins have their eyes on come draft day.

I'M IN.