Game Suspended Until 3:30 p.m. Today

OMAHA, Neb.—The Sooners are 2-for-2 in getting rain delays so far in Omaha, but this time they won't finish the game the night of.

Tonight's OU-Clemson game has been suspended at 10:08 p.m. until tomorrow at 3:30 p.m. due to a lightning delay that turned into a severe thunderstorm with pounding rain.

And it might have been the best possible thing for the Sooners, who struggled through the first five innings to a 6-1 deficit.

After taking a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth inning off an RBI single by shortstop Caleb Bushyhead, the Tigers got to OU pitcher Bobby Shore in the bottom of half of the frame.

Shore walked the bases loaded, throwing 14 straight balls before giving up the lead on a single to Clemson third baseman John Hinson.

He then gave way to Jack Mayfield, who was unable to bail him out of the jam.

Mayfield gave up the lead on a sacrifice fly, and a couple batters later, the Tigers extended it to 4-1 on a two-run single to right field, forcing OU head coach Sunny Golloway to go to the bullpen yet again, this time to J.R. Robinson.

Robinson managed to get out of a runners on the corner, one-out jam, but he couldn't get through the fifth unscathed.

Following a quick top of the fifth, Clemson got to Robinson twice, but neither really should have scored.

After Tigers right fielder Kyle Parker smashed a two-out triple to dead center, shortstop Brad Miller hit a fly deep to left that Sooner left fielder Max White should have put away for the inning's final out, but he dropped it and Parker scored.

A batter later, Hinson plated Miller on a single, and then play was suspended after OU got out of the inning.

When play resumes, the Sooners will be at bat in the top of the sixth, with catcher Tyler Ogle up.

Check out a little about OU pitcher Bobby Shore's struggles here.

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