Fort Worth, Texas Kansas University’s baseball team put together two three-run innings early and held on to top TCU, 8-4, on Saturday at Lupton Stadium.
Kansas (12-6 overall, 1-1 Big 12) got another multi-hit game from sophomore Michael Suiter, who went 3-for-5 with an RBI.
Sophomore starter Wes Benjamin picked up the win for the Jayhawks despite a rough three-run inning of his own. He allowed seven hits and four runs in six innings, while striking out four. Robert Kahana (two innings) and Jordan Piche’ (one inning) didn’t allow a base-runner in closing out the game.
The Jayhawks look to clinch the series against the Horned Frogs at 1 p.m. today. The game will be televised on Fox College Sports Atlantic (Knology cable channel 144).
Kansas 033 000 002 — 8 11 0
TCU 010 300 000 — 4 7 4
W — Wes Benjamin, 2-2. L — Trevor Seidenberger, 1-1.
2B — Kevin Cron, TCU; Paul Hendrix, TCU; Cody Jones, TCU. 3B — Justin Protacio, Kansas.
Kansas highlights — Michael Suiter 3-for-5, RBI, R; Connor McKay 2-for-4, RBI, R; Ka’iana Eldredge 1-for-4, 2 RBI, R.