ARLINGTON, Texas — Arkansas baseball had their 2020 season minimize quick after a March eleventh win over Grand Canyon, however lastly, after over 11 months, the Diamond Hogs are again, taking up # Texas Tech at Globe Life Subject in Arlington. Arkansas gained the opener 13-9, however the street to 1-0 was a wild one.
The sport acquired off to a late begin, first pitch coming round 8:30pm. Zebulon Vermillion acquired the beginning for the Razorbacks, and acquired by means of 4 scoreless frames. Within the fifth, Arkansas loaded the bases with one out, however chilly solely plate one, coming off a stroll. The lengthy wait might have thrown off Vermillion, who was pulled after giving up successful and a stroll.
That opened the floodgates for the Crimson Raiders, who took a 5-1 lead within the fifth. Arkansas instantly roared again to tie issues at 5-5 within the high of the sixth, earlier than Texas Tech re-took the lead within the backside of the body.
Forwards and backwards the groups went, till Arkansas discovered themselves right down to their closing three outs, trailing 9-8 within the high of the ninth. However the Diamond Hogs wouldn’t go light into that good ninth. Again to again singles from Opitz and Wallace opened the inning, then a one out knock from Battle tied the sport at 9. Two Texas Tech wild pitches and a Webb single did the remainder of the injury, and Arkansas went to the underside of the ninth on high by 4. That was lots for Elijah Trest to work with, and he locked down the ultimate three outs and the win. A recreation that was purported to be performed Friday night time ended early Sunday morning, and the Arkansas Razorbacks begin their season at 1-0.
Arkansas will get #9 Texas Sunday at 7:00pm, that recreation additionally solely accessible on FloBaseball.
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