Dallas Baptist Clinches Series With 26-16 Win Over Tech|
May 7, 2005
LUBBOCK, Texas - Four Texas Tech defensive errors led to 12 unearned Dallas Baptist runs and the Patriots took a commanding 26-16 win over Texas Tech in the series finale at Dan Law Field on Saturday evening. The win gives Dallas Baptist the series two games to one.
Dallas Baptist ran away with it in the top of the fifth as the Patriots plated nine runs with two outs in the frame to take an 18-7 lead. The nine runs came shortly after DBU plated seven runs in the second to take an 8-2 lead.
Cameron Blair got the Tech offense off to a hot start when he tied the game at 1-1 in the bottom of the first as he led off the inning with a solo home run to left. Blair followed up his home run with an RBI triple in the second and finished the day 2-for-4 with three RBI and three runs scored.
The Patriots dismantled the Red Raider pitching staff as Tech allowed a combined 26 runs off of 24 hits while the defense committed four errors that led to 12 unearned runs.
Senior right-hander Adam Fry was saddled with the loss for Tech as he gave up seven earned runs on six hits before being replaced with no outs in the second. Jonathan Teat earned the win in relief for Dallas Baptist as pitched 3 1/3 innings allowing four earned runs on four hits.