■ FYI, the game only went 8 innings because both teams had agreed to a time limit for this get-away-day game. No inning could begin after the game reached the 3-hour mark. And 3-hours arrived about the time Scooter Hicks got the 2nd out in the bottom of the 9th.
■ Tex Message:
"Buehler needs to break off another one of those big ole Uncle Charlies."■ Was there a Mizzou basketball game today?