Baylor Baseball Overpowers Prairie View A&M, 17-5

Baylor Press Release

By: Zach Peters

WACO, Texas – Baylor baseball notched a 17-5 win over Prairie View A&M on Monday night at Baylor Ballpark. The Bears (13-9) used a five-run first and nine-run fourth to take down the Panthers (5-15).

PVAMU opened the game with two runs in the first, but the Bears scored five in the bottom half and took it from there. The five runs came on a hit batter (Richard Cunningham), six walks (RBI walks by Cole Haring, Davion Downey, Josh Bissonette and Tucker Cascadden) and one single (RBI by Nick Loftin).

The Bears added a run on a Haring sacrifice fly in the second and two in the third on a Langeliers double and wild pitch.

After the Panthers got a run back in the fourth, Baylor put the game away in the bottom half with nine runs on eight hits and one walk. Cascadden and Cunningham had RBI doubles to begin the rally, and Langeliers hit a two-run home run. Then with two outs, Downey had a two-run double and Bissonette blasted a three-run homer.

The Panthers scratched another run in the sixth but it was the last run either side scored in the game.

BU starter Alex Phillips (2-0) earned the win, giving up three runs on seven hits and one walk with four strikeouts in three innings. PVAMU starter Caleb Rozypal (0-5) took the loss, allowing five runs on five walks in 0.2 frames.

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