No. 5 Hogs’ pair of innings clinch victory vs. Bears

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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – No. 5 Arkansas (30-7) held off a late rally by UCA (16-20) and got here out with a 6-3 midweek win on Tuesday night time at Baum-Walker Stadium.

The Hogs, now 9-1 in midweek video games this 12 months, improved to 25-3 at dwelling with the win. Excluding 2020, Arkansas has posted six consecutive 20-win seasons at Baum-Walker Stadium, together with a program-record 34-win season in 2018.

Razorback starter Cody Adcock set the tone on the mound, tossing 4 innings of one-run ball. The suitable-hander punched out 4 whereas permitting only one hit and issuing just one free cross earlier than giving solution to the bullpen.

UCA struck first with a run within the high of the second, however Arkansas responded with three runs of its personal within the backside half of the body. Harold Coll’s RBI single to left discipline tied the sport at one apiece earlier than Tavian Josenberger introduced dwelling a pair of runners along with his single to left, extending the Razorbacks’ result in 3-1 within the second inning.

Trailing by two within the high of the seventh, the Bears broke by for a pair of runs with a two-run homer to tie the sport at three. The Razorbacks’ second three-run inning of the ballgame, nevertheless, could be the distinction.

Arkansas put one other three-spot on the board within the backside of the seventh, starting with Brady Slavens’ go-ahead RBI single. The Hogs opened their result in 6-3 on a bases-loaded stroll to Hudson Polk adopted by a run-scoring wild pitch.

Parker Coil (2.0 IP, 1 SO), Christian Foutch (2.0 IP, 2 SO) and Austin Ledbetter (1.0 IP, 1 SO) locked down the ultimate 5 innings in aid of Adcock. Foutch earned his first profession win, whereas Ledbetter carded his first profession save.

5 Razorbacks completed the sport with a number of hits, together with Josenberger (2-for-5, 2 RBI), Peyton Stovall (2-for-4), Kendall Diggs (2-for-5), Caleb Cali (2-for-5, 2 R) and Ben McLaughlin (2-for-4). The Hogs’ nation-leading dwelling run streak of 32 consecutive video games was snapped in Tuesday night time’s win in opposition to the Bears.

Arkansas jumps again into SEC play this weekend, touring to Athens, Ga., to tackle Japanese Division foe Georgia. First pitch within the sequence opener of the three-game sequence is scheduled for six p.m. CT Thursday, April 20, on SEC Community.