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Cowboys Win First 2019 Series In Edinburg

Cowboys Win First 2019 Series In Edinburg

The Oklahoma State Cowboys (2-1) won a three-game series against the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Broncs (1-2) during the weekend.

               OSU shortstop Max Hewitt and designated hitter Bryce Carter each had three hits and combined for five RBIs in game one.

               Game one also had center fielder Trevor Boone hit a RBI triple and later score on a wild pitch. First baseman Christian Funk hit a solo home run, a run scored while third baseman Andrew Navigato struck out and a catcher Colin Simpson hit a sacrifice fly. OSU won 10-3.

               Four pitchers combined for 12 strikeouts, three walks and allowed three runs, two earned. Pitcher Peyton Battenfield earned the win.

               Game two had OSU’s offense limited to Simpson’s RBI single and sacrifice fly. OSU lost 5-2.

               Four pitched combined for five strikeouts, five walks and allowed five earned runs.

               Game three included left fielder Carson McCusker hit a solo home run and second baseman Dylan Gardner and Carter each hit a RBI single.

               OSU starter Mitchell Stone struck out six, walked one and pitched 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and reliever Ben Leeper earned the save.

               OSU will face the Little Rock Trojans (0-3) on Wednesday at 4:05 p.m. CT. Tuesday’s game has been canceled because of weather.

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