Arkansas 8, Tennessee 2

Arkansas scored three runs in the seventh inning to take the lead and beat Tennessee 8-2 on Saturday to sweep the three-game series.

Arkansas scored three runs in the seventh inning to take the lead and beat Tennessee 8-2 on Saturday to sweep the three-game series.

The Razorbacks (39-17, 16-14 SEC) scored six runs over the game's final three innings to record their fourth consecutive win.

After Tennessee (24-31, 8-22) tied the game 2-2 in the bottom of the sixth, the Razorbacks led off the seventh with a double from catcher John Clay Reeves. Pinch-running for Reeves, Conor Costello scored on a Tim Carver RBI single to give Arkansas the lead for good.

Dominic Ficociello and Brian Anderson added RBIs in the half-inning, which ended with the Razorbacks leading 5-2.

Carver added another RBI in the eighth and Anderson hit his second home run of the series in the ninth to plate two more runs.

Derrick Bleeker, who hit two home runs in Thursday's win, hit a solo home run in the fourth to give Arkansas a 2-0 lead. The Razorbacks hit six home runs in the series after combining for only 10 in their first 27 conference games.

Randall Fant had his best outing of the conference season, recording four scoreless innings in a no-decision start.

Colby Suggs retired all seven batters he faced to record the win. Nolan Sanburn gave up the Vols' only two runs in the fifth.

Barrett Astin worked a perfect ninth inning in a non-save opportunity.

The Razorbacks will next play in the SEC Tournament on Tuesday in Hoover, Ala.

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