STILLWATER, OKLA. Jeff Salazar blasted a three-run home run with one out in the bottom of the ninth to propel Oklahoma State to a 10-7 Big 12 baseball victory over Kansas here Friday.
The Jayhawks bolted to a 4-0 lead with two runs in both the first and second innings. Matt Tribble connected for a two-run home run in the first and a two-run double in the second.
But Oklahoma State scored five times in the fourth for a 5-4 lead.
KU came back in the sixth when Ryan Baty belted a three-run home run to put the Jayhawks up, 7-5.
OSU tied it with two runs in the seventh and won it off reliever Chris Jones (2-1) in the ninth.
The Jayhawks saw their record dip to 12-10 overall, 1-6 in the Big 12. The Cowboys improved to 18-7 and 4-3.
The two teams will meet at 2 p.m. today and Sunday.
Oklahoma State 10, Kansas 7
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Oklahoma State 000 500 203 10 8 4
Dan Olson, Chris Jones (8) and Beau Thompson; Nick McCurdy, John Forrest (3), Shane Hawk (8) and Jason Jaramillo. W Hawk (2-3). L Jones (2-1).
2B KU: Matt Tribble; OSU: Paul Powell, Zach Cates, Rob Watson. HR: Tribble (6), Ryan Baty (4). OSU: Jeff Salazar.