AUSTIN, Texas – Texas right-hander Bryce Elder held the No. 1 LSU baseball team to one run in 6.2 innings of work to guide the No. 18 Longhorns to an 8-1 win Friday night time UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Texas advanced to 8-three typical simultaneously as LSU dropped its first recreation of the season and is now eight-1 at the yr. The groups will meet in Game 2 of the series Saturday at 3:30 p.M. CT in UFCU Disch-Falk Field. The video games will be aired on the Longhorn Network, and enthusiasts can listen to the LSU Sports Radio Network game, which includes ninety-eight.1 FM in Baton Rouge. Free audio streaming of the LSU Sports Radio Network broadcast is available on LSU sports.Internet/live.
“It turned into an excellent ballgame there for a while. However, we had a couple of tough matters go towards us,” head coach Paul Mainieri stated. “We had multiple hard breaks. I concept Zack Hess became about as courageous of a tumbler you can have. He was given drilled with the aid of the second batter of the game right in his tricep in his throwing arm, and he just stored gambling, stored pitching. Later in the sport, we had trouble throwing moves, and the sport was given away from us. You’re now not going to move fifty-six-zero. We must take it this night and turn the web page day after today.”
Elder (2-0) earned the win Friday night after giving up one run inside the first inning and permitting four hits with three walks and seven strikeouts. Kamron Fields entered in the remedy of Elder with the tying run in the beginning base to earn his first career store after blanking LSU in 2.1 innings of work, strolling, and placing out one. LSU starter Zack Hess (1-1) turned into charged with the loss after pitching four innings. He surrendered three runs on six hits, walked 4, and struck out six. With one out in the top of the primary inning, centerfielder Zach Watson singled up the center, moved to 2nd on an error by the pitcher, and advanced to 0.33 on a wild pitch before scoring to present the Tigers a 1-0 lead on a wild pitch.
The Longhorns tied the score in the backside of the 0.33 inning. With the bases loaded, first baseman Tate Shaw drew a stroll to pressure in specified hitter Zach Zubia to make it 1-1. Texas second baseman Masen Hibbeler led off the lowest of the fourth inning with a double to the wall in left-center field. With one out, center fielder Duke Ellis drilled a contrary field home run to the left subject to give the Longhorns the three-1 lead. At the bottom of the 7th, with runners at the corners after proper fielder, Austin Todd drew a leadoff stroll. Zubia slapped a single through the proper side before Lance Ford entered to pinch run, 0.33 baseman Ryan Reynolds singled thru the right aspect to plate Todd. Ford scored on a surpassed ball, and an infield single to 0.33 base put runners on the corners with one out for Hibbeler, who singled thru the left aspect to force in Reynolds and Shaw. The Longhorns placed runners in the scoring role after Ellis singled up the center, and mistakes were brought inside the final Texas run of the inning to make it an 8-1 game. LSU pitchers Chase Costello and Trent Vietmeier combined three innings and allowed five runs—4 earned—on five hits, walked 4, and struck out one. Riggs Threadgill fired the 8th inning and walked one, and struck out one.