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Texas tops Baylor to advance to Big 12 baseball championship game

Posted May 23rd, 2015

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Texas 4, Baylor 0

Why Texas (29-25) won: It got another superb pitching performance, this time by freshman Connor Mayes, who went all nine innings for Texas’ third complete game of the tournament. Yep, that’s right; through 27 innings Texas has not used a relief pitcher. Amazing.

Why Baylor (23-32) lost: It loaded the bases in the sixth on a single and two four-pitch walks, but Aaron Dodson popped up to third on the first pitch of the at-bat for the final out. The Bears had just two hits on the day.

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Key stat: Mayes struck out eight different Baylor batters and had 10 Ks overall.

On deck: vs Oklahoma State/Oklahoma, noon. Sunday, 1300, Fox Sports 1.

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