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KU baseball rolls over Baker

May 2, 2013

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Kansas University first baseman Alex DeLeon watches from the dugout during the Jayhawks' 8-0 victory against Baker University Wednesday at KU.

Kansas University first baseman Alex DeLeon watches from the dugout during the Jayhawks' 8-0 victory against Baker University Wednesday at KU.

Alex DeLeon went 3-for-5 with a double, home run and three RBIs, and Tanner Poppe allowed just one hit in seven scoreless innings as Kansas University cruised to an 8-0 baseball victory over Baker on Wednesday at Hoglund Ballpark.

Held scoreless through five, Kansas (27-18) scored all eight runs in the final three innings against Baker (6-39).

Poppe (3-3) retired the Wildcats in order in five of seven innings, walked none and struck out seven. He threw just 70 pitches.

Baker 000 000 000 — 0 1 2

Kansas 000 002 33x — 8 14 1

W — Tanner Poppe, 3-3. L — Caleb Lee, 1-7.

2B — Michael Suiter, Alex DeLeon, Connor McKay, Marcus Wheeler, Kansas. HR — DeLeon, Kansas.

Kansas highlights —Poppe 7 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 7 Ks; DeLeon 3-for-5, 2 R, 3 RBIs; McKay 3-for-5, 2 R, RBI; Suiter 2-for-5, 2 R, RBI; Wheeler 2-for-3, 2 RBIs; Kevin Kuntz 2-for-4, R.

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