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College Baseball Roundup: OU wins series at Texas

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Oklahoma's Brylie Ware throws to first base for an out during a game against Kansas on March 22 in Norman. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman archives]
Oklahoma's Brylie Ware throws to first base for an out during a game against Kansas on March 22 in Norman. [Sarah Phipps/The Oklahoman archives]

Oklahoma clinched its series against Texas with a 13-0 win in the first game of a doubleheader Friday in Austin, Texas.

Coming off a 4-2 win in the series opener Thursday, OU had 15 hits — including four home runs — in Friday's seven-inning victory.

Brylie Ware led the Sooners with a 4-for-4 performance at the plate. The senior hit a solo homer and scored three runs.

Tyler Hardman hit a three-run homer, and Conor McKenna and Brady Lindsly each had two-run blasts.

OU starting pitcher Levi Prater tossed six scoreless innings of three-hit ball. Prater (7-4) struck out seven batters and walked five.

Late Thursday: OSU blasts four home runs in 16-4 rout of Baylor

Call it the Beatdown at Allie P.

No. 13-ranked Oklahoma State opened what should be the final regular-season series at its longtime stadium with a 16-4 rout of No. 12 Baylor on Thursday.

The Cowboys blitzed the Bears with a 13-0 lead after four innings, scoring at least one run in each of the first five innings.

Christian Funk, Colin Simpson, Bryce Carter and Cade Cabbiness each homered for OSU.

The Cowboys had 16 hits with three each from Carson McCusker and Funk.

Baylor starter Paul Dickens (4-2, 5.30 ERA) lasted just three innings after giving up 10 runs, nine of them earned, along with nine hits and three walks.

Joe Lienhard (3-1, 4.41 ERA) earned the win for OSU, allowing four runs in six innings.

OSU reschedules Saturday's game

Oklahoma State's regular season finale against Baylor on Saturday has been rescheduled from a 6:05 p.m. start time to 2:05 p.m., the school announced.

The contest will be OSU's final game at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.

Staff reports

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