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KU baseball falls at TCU

February 20, 2011

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— Top-ranked Texas Christian scored six runs in the final four innings to break open a tie game and rout Kansas University, 7-1, in college baseball on Saturday.

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The Horned Frogs improved to 2-0, while the Jayhawks fell to 0-2.

TCU starting pitcher Kyle Winkler and reliever Erik Miller held the Kansas offense to one run on one hit. The Jayhawks’ lone hit produced a run and tied the game at 1 in the fourth inning.

After second baseman Jordan Dreiling reached second base on an error and stole third, senior Brandon Macias drove in his first run of the season with a bounding ball up the middle.

“One run is never going to do it, especially against a team like this,” Macias said. “One hit and one run just can’t get it done.”

However, TCU answered with two runs in the fifth, seventh and eighth innings.

The three-game series concludes today.

Kansas 000 100 000 — 1 1 1

TCU 100 020 22x — 7 11 1

W — Kyle Winkler, 1-0. L — Wally Marciel, 0-1.

Kansas highlights — Marciel 5 IP, 7 H, 3 ER; Brandon Macia 1-for-3, RBI.

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