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Baseball Bounces Back With Big Win Over UT Martin

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COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri baseball ended an offensive drought by scoring in six different innings to pull away for a 13-3, run-rule victory over UT Martin in eight innings Tuesday evening at Taylor Stadium. Led by Brock Daniels’ career-best five RBIs, the Tigers outhit the Skyhawks by a 12-5 margin, as five different Mizzou batters recorded multi-hit performances.

Daniels drove in runs in four Mizzou scoring rallies, including a two-run homer in the seventh. Matt Garcia matched season highs with three hits and three runs batted-in, while Jackson Beaman went 2-for-4 with a home run, three runs scored and two stolen bases.

The Mizzou pitching staff registered a strong performance as well, with Brock Lucas (3-0) and Jacob Peaden combining for 4.0 innings of one-hit relief to close out the victory, after Daniel Wissler kept the Skyhawks (11-18) in check through the first four frames.

The victory for the Tigers (11-18) halted a five-game skid that saw MU score just 11 runs and record double-digit hits in just one contest. Mizzou showed no lingering effects from that dry spell early in Tuesday’s game, answering the Skyhawks first-inning run with two runs of its own to seize a lead it would not relinquish. Jeric Curtis and Beaman started the rally with back-to-back singles to open the inning, then pulled off a double steal, with Curtis swiping home for the first Tigers run of the game.

Moments later, Beaman successfully stole third,…

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