After suffering through an eight-game
losing streak, the Red Raiders have now won two-straight and improve to 19-23
The Red Raiders answered the Aggie run in the bottom half of the first when Jason Seefeld blasted a solo home run to right field that tied the game at 1-1. The home run was his seventh of the season.
Tech staked a 3-1 lead in the bottom of the third on an RBI groundout by Roger Kieschnick and an RBI double by Tanner Rindels.
The Red Raiders blew the game wide open in the bottom of the fifth as Tech took a 9-1 lead thanks to six runs on four hits and they took advantage of two Aggie fielding errors. Junior left fielder Chris Richburg and freshman catcher Jeremy Mayo both added two-RBI singles in the frame to help extend the Tech lead.
Senior infielder Jon Capuccio pinch-hit for Hall in the eighth and helped the Red Raiders push their lead to 12-1 as he added an RBI double down the right field line for his first hit of the season.
Freshman left-hander Robbie Kilcrease
(1-0) picked up his first career win on the evening as he logged four innings of
relief work and held the Aggies scoreless while scattering just two hits and
struckout a career-high six batters.
Dillon Smith was saddled with the loss for
R H E
WP = Robbie Kilcrease (1-0)
LP = Dillon Smith (1-3)
SV = None
(courtesy: texas tech)