OU: 10 TCU: 9

For the second straight game No. 24 Oklahoma walked-off with a victory, topping TCU 10-9 on Sunday afternoon.

TCU MEDIA RELATIONS: 

NORMAN, Okla. – For the second straight game No. 24 Oklahoma walked-off with a victory, topping TCU 10-9 on Sunday afternoon. The Horned Frogs rallied back from an early deficit to take a lead, but could not hold on.

The Rundown

A trio of home runs helped Oklahoma open up a 7-0 advantage through the first three innings of the ballgame.

TCU began its bid for a comeback with a four-spot in the fourth. With the bases loaded, Ryan Merrill was hit by a pitch to drive in the first run of the game. A bases-loaded walk to Josh Watson followed. Michael Landestoy battled through an 11-pitch at-bat and came through with a 2-run single to make it a 7-4 ballgame.

Oklahoma responded with a run in the fourth to push the lead back to four, but the Frogs continued to fight. TCU got a two-run home run from Evan Skoug in the fifth and Josh Watson delivered a two-out RBI single to make it a one-run ballgame, 8-7, heading to the sixth.

Connor Wanhanen opened the sixth with a base hit and Zach Humphreys completed the comeback with a two-run home run to put the Frogs on top, 9-8.

It was not to be as Oklahoma tied the game in the bottom of the sixth as it took advantage of a one-out double and a balk to score the tying run. The Sooners walked-off with a one-out single in the bottom of the ninth 

Stat of the Game                                                                                                   

14 – Evan Skoug hit his 14th home run of the season, the most for a Horned Frog since Bryan Holaday had 17 in 2010.

Notes:

• TCU has scored multiple runs in an inning 79 times this season.

• TCU hit multiple home runs in a game for the 12th time this season.

• TCU played errorless baseball for the 18th time this season.

• Evan Skoug has reached base safely in 29 straight games.

• Skoug hits his 14th home run of the season and the 30th of his career.

• Skoug also tallied his 14th multi-RBI game of the year and the 40th of his career.

• Connor Wanhanen has reached base safely in 16 straight games.

• Ryan Merrill has reached base safely in 18 straight games.

• Michael Landestoy tallied his first multi-RBI game of the season and the fourth of his career.

• Josh Watson picked up his 5th multi-RBI game of the year and the 19th of his career.

• Elliott Barzilli collected his 8th multi-hit game of the season and the 51st of his career.

• Zach Humphreys collected his third multi-hit game and his fourth multi-RBI game of the season.

• Humphreys hit his second home run of the season.

• Cam Warner has reached base safely in nine games.

Next Up:

With the loss, TCU falls to 36-13 overall and 16-6 in Big 12 play. TCU will make a brief stop at home to wrap up its regular season home schedule with a Tuesday night tilt against UT Arlington. First pitch against the Mavericks is set for 6:30.


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