Oklahoma State 15, Baylor 5

Sunday, April 1st 2007, 5:01 pm
By: News On 6

STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) _ Keanon Simon had a three-run homer and Oklahoma State pitchers combined for eight hits to beat Baylor 10-5 in a Big 12 Conference baseball game on Sunday.

The Cowboys (22-6, 5-1) were scoreless in the second inning when Dylan Brown's single to center field narrowed the lead to 5-1. Simon followed with a three-run home run to right field, closing the gap to 5-4.

Matt Mangini's RBI single in the third inning tied the game and sparked a six-run inning that put the game away for the Cowboys. Rebel Ridling had an RBI, Steve Ptak hit a two-run single and Corey Brown added a two-run double to propel Oklahoma State ahead 10-5.

Neither team scored again.

Simon finished 1-for-2, Ptak went 1-for-3 with two RBIs and Corey Brown finished 1-for-5 with two RBIs.

Chase Gerdes went 1-for-4 with two RBIs, both coming in the first inning as the Bears (16-14, 2-7) took a commanding 5-0 lead.

Brandon Adams (1-0) allowed two hits and no runs in four innings of relief for Oklahoma State. Justin Friend picked up his fourth save after allowing one hit in 2 1-3 innings.

Cliff Springston (1-3) took the loss, allowing six hits and six runs in one inning of relief for Baylor.