Utah’s Cory Hunt singled over the outstretched arms of Kansas University right fielder Connor McKay with the bases loaded and two outs in the bottom of the 13th to lift the Utes to their second walk-off victory of the series, 7-6, Monday at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Kansas University baseball isn’t exactly surging into the postseason.
Utah strung together three infield singles in the bottom of the ninth to score the only run in a 1-0 nonconference baseball victory over Kansas University on Saturday at Spring Mobile Ballpark.
Kansas University sophomore Jonathan Rosa took the field one recent morning at Hoglund Ballpark. As he began to walk from the right field line toward the K on the center field fence, the players of the KU baseball team erupted, shouting words of encouragement and cheering on one of the most dedicated members of the team. Rosa isn’t a player for the Jayhawks; he’s a manager. And he wasn’t taking the field to participate in the same pre-game routine as the rest of the team; he was following his own. By Meagan Thomas
For the third straight day, Kansas State flexed its offensive muscles and flashed its defensive leather, both of which were simply too much for the Jayhawks to overcome in a 7-3 baseball loss to the Wildcats. By Matt Tait
Facing a six-run deficit heading into the top of Saturday’s fourth inning, Kansas State responded with nine unanswered runs over the next five innings to win Game 2 of the crucial Sunflower Showdown series against Kansas University, 9-6. By Matt Tait
It took a catcher with skin thicker than his coach’s nose was hard for the Kansas University baseball team to go to a place where it never had been and hasn’t gone since. By Tom Keegan
Connor McKay hit for the cycle, but it wasn't enough for Kansas in a 4-3 loss to Kansas State in the opening game of a huge three-game series with Kansas State. By Matt Tait
The toughest players to impress with good glove work are slick fielders themselves. The Kansas University baseball team has an abundance of those, and even they drop a jaw at some of the web gems created by teammates. Column by Tom Keegan
Nothing about the path Kansas University pitcher Jordan Piché took to get to KU stands out, but the first-year Jayhawk has set himself apart as one of the nation's best closers. By Matt Tait
Too many weeks this season, Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price had seen an encouraging Big 12 weekend go to waste and his team’s RPI crumble because of a midweek loss. With that in mind — and the season winding down — the KU coach utilized nearly every weapon he had to secure a 7-5 victory over Wichita State on Tuesday at Eck Stadium. By Jesse Newell
Kansas will travel tonight to meet Wichita State. By Matt Tait
Kansas University baseball reliever Jordan Piché on Monday became the first three-time winner of the Big 12 Newcomer of the Week Award.
For the third time in three days, the game came down to the final batter. And for the third straight day, the final at-bat went the way of Kansas University’s baseball team, which finished off a sweep of Baylor with a 5-4, 10-inning victory Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark. By Matt Tait
Heading into the bottom of the ninth inning Saturday against Baylor, Kansas University’s baseball team had been outhit by the Bears, 16-8, yet trailed by just a run. Three straight two-out singles later, the Jayhawks spilled over the top of the dugout fence and celebrated a 6-5 victory. By Matt Tait