Right-hander Jeff Sues started for the first time this season, pitching only 3-1/2
After giving up 8 runs, Sues was replaced by sophomore Stephen Shao in the
middle of the fourth
inning. Shao would be the second of four Commodore pitchers Saturday; freshman Ty Davis entered in the sixth inning, and freshman Cody Crowell took over in the eighth
BU's Zach Dillon was safe at second after BU star Mike Pankratz singled to
left field in the sixth
inning. Baylor would go on to score five runs in the inning to go up 15-0.
Designated hitter Alex Feinberg singled to first and advanced to second and third on walks in the sixth inning. Feinberg was sent home on a Brian Hernandez single for the first Commodore run
Hernandez narrowly dodged a wild throw by the Baylor shortstop, sliding safely into second in the sixth inning. Hernandez was immediately replaced by pinch-runner Matt Buschmann, who
scored the third run of the game on a single by Dominic De La Osa.
Baylor's Reynolds reached second and continued to third on an error by right-fielder Bill Kleinschrodt in the seventh inning.
Freshmen Adam Cronk pinch-hit for Brad French (who replaced first baseman Mike Baxter in the seventh inning) and struck out swinging in the ninth inning to end the 16-5 Baylor massacre. The Commodores' record stands at 12-2, with the third game of the series to follow on Sunday at 1 pm.