Oklahoma State now leads the all-time series with Texas Tech 26-20 and is 15-9 against the Red Raiders at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium in Stillwater. Today's 12-10 come-from-behind win snapped a eight-game win streak by OSU over the Red Raiders.
Texas Tech's win over Oklahoma State keeps the Red Raiders Big 12 Tournament hopes alive. A sweep of Baylor next week at Dan Law Field and an OSU series win over Oklahoma will put the Red Raiders into the Big 12 Championship at Bricktown Ballpark at the end of May.
Sophomore shortstop Chris Hall tied his career high with three hits and established a new career best with four RBIs. He went 3-for-3 on the day with four RBIs (including one in the top of the ninth) and a run scored.
Junior Roger Kieschnick hit Tech's first home run of this series and his first in Big 12 Conference play since the series finale against Kansas State back on April 20. He leads the team with 14 dingers.
After starter Nate Karns gave up eight runs over the first 3 2/3 innings, junior RHP Brian Cloud held the Cowboys to just one run on four hits over four innings of work.
Texas Tech's 22 hits on the afternoon marked a season-high surpassing the 21 against Texas A&M-Corpus Christi back on March 18.
Tech overcame an eight-run deficit to win 12-10, marking its biggest comeback of the season.
Texas Tech now has three wins this season over teams ranked in the Top 10 nationally.