STILLWATER – Oklahoma State celebrated the primary walk-off win at O’Brate Stadium Friday evening because the 17th-ranked Cowboys defeated Illinois State, 3-2, within the collection opener.
Justin Campbell was the hero as his pinch hit single within the backside of the ninth inning plated Dom Johnson from first base to elevate the Pokes to 4-0 on the season.
Brett Standlee was the winner on the mound to earn his first victory of the season as he recorded all three outs through strikeout in his inning of labor.
The sport was a pitcher’s duel all through because the Redbirds outhit the house staff, 9-5, however left 12 runners on base in falling to 2-1 on the season.
Illinois State struck first within the contest when Jake McCaw homered to steer off the third inning.
However the Cowboys tied the rating within the fourth. Following Nolan McLean’s one-out double into the left-center area hole, Alix Garcia stepped to the plate and delivered an RBI single into quick proper area to make the rating 1-1.
The sport went to the seventh nonetheless tied, however the Redbirds loaded the bases with two outs as OSU reliever Trevor Martin walked three-straight batters. Nevertheless, the freshman bought out of the jam by getting Joe Butler to fly out.
Within the backside of the body, the Cowboys took their first lead. With two on and two out, pinch hitter Jake Thompson drew a stroll to load the bases. Up subsequent, Matt Golda additionally walked to convey house a run and put OSU up, 2-1.
The Pokes took the one-run lead into the ninth and introduced Standlee out of the bullpen, however he was promptly greeted with a double off the wall by Gunner Peterson. Two batters later, Hayden Jones smacked a single by means of the best facet to tie the rating as soon as once more.
Within the backside of the inning, Johnson drew a one-out stroll to convey Campbell out of the dugout for the primary time on the evening. After falling behind 0-2, he labored a 2-2 depend, then ripped a single to middle area. Johnson was working with the pitch and raced house for the successful run.
The 2 groups return to motion Saturday with first pitch scheduled for 4 p.m.