♦ Missouri baseball falls to Memphis at home (Columbia Missourian)
Offensively, Missouri was led by second baseman Dillon Everett who went 1-for-3 with two walks scoring two of the Tigers' four runs.♦ Missouri win streak snaps in 6-4 loss to Memphis (The Maneater)
The Tigers were undone by a big Memphis fifth inning in which they scored four runs on four hits giving Memphis a 6-3 lead.
The Missouri baseball team’s three-game winning streak drew to a close Friday in a loss to visiting Memphis. The Tigers (26-23) allowed a season-high six doubles in route to a 6-4 defeat.♦ Missouri falls short once again (Columbia Tribune)
Senior pitcher Jeff Emens entered into the game late to pitch 3.2 shutout innings, allowing only four hits and striking out four Memphis batters. Junior first baseman Andreas Plackis extending his hitting streak to 11 straight contests.
Rock Bridge graduate John Miles is expected to start when the teams continue the series at 2 p.m. today.MU IN THE MINORS
♦ Padres brass impressed by TinCaps’ arms (Journal Gazette)
Closer Matt Stites hasn’t given up a run in 13 innings. He has 20 strikeouts and no walks.
“His numbers are stupid,” Smith said. “You look at his numbers this year, they’re ridiculous. You look at his career numbers (1.82 ERA last year, 32 2/3 innings pitched, 36 strikeouts and eight walks last season between Peoria, Ariz. and Eugene, Ore.), I emailed Willie and he said, ‘Are those right?’ They are Nintendo numbers.”