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Wednesday, April 11, 2018

KU baseball falls to Creighton

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In a game that produced a combined 25 runs and 32 hits, the Kansas baseball team couldn't keep up with Creighton in a 14-11 loss on Wednesday at TD Ameritrade Park.

The Bluejays (20-7) scored three or more runs off of KU's first three pitchers: Conner VanCleave, Daniel Hegarty and Casey Douglas. Down 11-2 by the end of the fourth inning, the Jayhawks (19-14) slowly chipped away at their deficit but left 11 runners on base, including four in the final three frames.

Kansas will begin a three-game series against TCU at 6 p.m. Friday at Hoglund Ballpark.

Kansas 020 034 011 – 11 15 3

Creighton 150 530 00x – 14 17 1

W – Preston Church (4-2). L – Conner VanCleave (0-1).

2B – Devin Foyle (2), Brendt Citta, Benjamin Sems, KU; Clark Brinkman, Thomas Luevano, CU. 3B – Will Robertson, Jack Strunc, CU. HR – Devin Foyle, KU; Will Robertson, CU.

KU highlights – James Cosentino, 4 for 5, 2 runs; Foyle, 3 for 5, 2 runs, 5 RBI; Rudy Karre, 1 for 4, 2 runs, walk; Jaxx Groshans, 1 for 4, run, 2 RBI; Brett Vosik, 2 for 6, 2 runs, RBI; Citta, 2 for 4, run.

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