The Oklahoma State Cowboys, 30-17 overall and 12-9 in Big 12 play, won a three-game series against the Oklahoma Sooners, 31-20 and 9-12. OSU won the series opener 5-1. OSU third baseman Christian Funk hit two solo home runs. Catcher Colin Simpson and shortstop Andrew Navigato each hit solo home runs. OU first baseman Tyler Hardman drove in a run with a sacrifice fly.
OSU starter Jensen Elliot allowed a run and struck out five in his complete game, which got him his seventh win. OU starter Nathan Wiles earned his third loss after allowing four runs, three earned, and striking out seven in seven innings.
OU won game two 3-2. OU scored a run on a wild pitch and a sacrifice fly before catcher Justin Mitchell hit a RBI single, his third hit of the game, in the 10th inning. OSU center fielder Trevor Boone and Simpson each hit a solo home run.
OU reliever Ledgend Smith earned his first win after pitching a shutout two-out appearance and OSU closer Ben Leeper earned his second loss after allowing a run in 1 2/3 innings, despite striking out four.
OSU won the series finale 10-7. OSU right fielder Cade Cabbiness and left fielder Carson McCusker each hit a solo home run and pinch hitter Bryce Carter hit a three-run home run. OSU also hit three RBI singles. OU left fielder Jordan Vujovich hit a solo home run and shortstop Brandon Zaragoza hit a two-run double.
OSU reliever Jake Lyons earned his fourth win after striking out one in 2 1/3 shutout innings and Leeper earned his sixth save after pitching a shutout ninth inning. OU starter Ben Abram earned his third loss after allowing three runs and striking out two in 3 1/3 innings of relief.
OSU will finish its regular season against the Baylor Bears, 33-13 and 14-6, in a three-game series, which starts Thursday at 6:35 p.m. at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
OU will finish its regular season in Austin, Texas, against the Texas Longhorns, 26-25 and 6-14, in a three-game series, which can be heard on:
Thursday- Franchise 2, 1560 AM at 6 p.m.