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Sunday, February 21, 2016

Kansas baseball drops opener

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— Little Rock held Kansas University’s baseball team to four hits, and the Jayhawks dropped their season opener, 4-2, on Saturday.

Sophomore shortstop Matt McLaughlin drove in both of KU’s runs.

Senior Ben Krauth allowed four runs in five innings and took the loss.

“Ben Krauth had a tough day,” KU coach Ritch Price said. “He was behind in every inning and didn’t have good command of the fastball. He found a way to get through five innings.”

The Jayhawks will host Northern Colorado on Monday.

Kansas 002 000 000 — 2 4 1

Little Rock 020 020 00x — 4 7 0

W — Will Hazen (1-0). L — Ben Krauth (0-1). Save — Kennan Wingfield (1).

2B — Colby Wright, Rudy Karre, KU; Nick Gifford, LR. HR — Ryan Scott, LR.

Kansas highlights — Matt McLaughlin 1-for-4, 2 RBIs; Tommy Mirabelli 1-for-3, 1 run.

Comments

Bill Jacobson 5 years, 2 months ago

It's a marathon. Can't wait to see the team in Lawrence this year. Go Hawks.

Doug Wallace 5 years, 1 month ago

Well hope you guys have a good season RCJH Baseball!

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