Big 12 baseball stock report: OSU's Robbie Rea leads Cowboys to 3-1 week

The Topeka, Kan., product led the Cowboys to a 3-1 week, including a much-needed series win over his home-state Kansas State Wildcats.
by John Helsley Published: April 25, 2013
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Whose stock is up or down in the Big 12 this week:

Up: Robbie Rea, 3B, OSU

The Topeka, Kan., product led the Cowboys to a 3-1 week, including a much-needed series win over his home-state Kansas State Wildcats. Rea batted .400 with three home runs, a double and four RBIs, racking up 16 total bases and a 1.067 slugging percentage. He also scored four runs, stole a base and played error-free in the field.

Down: Augie Garrido, coach, Texas

These are strange days in Austin, where the Longhorns have yet to win a conference series, most recently taken down by league newcomer West Virginia. Texas is 22-17 overall and 5-10 and tied for last place in the conference. Rumors of a Garrido resignation, however, seem premature. “I'm sure as hell not going out a loser,” the legendary coach told the Austin American-Statesman.

Up: Harrison Musgrave, LHP, West Virginia

Musgrave set up the Mountaineers' series win over Texas in Austin, going the distance in a 1-0 win over the Longhorns on Friday night. Musgrave allowed six hits — three of the infield variety — while striking out nine and walking two in a bulldog-like, 124-pitch performance.

by John Helsley
OSU Reporter Sr.
John Helsley grew up in Del City, reading all the newspapers and sports magazines he could get his hands on. And Saturday afternoons, when the Major League Game of the Week was on, he'd keep a scorecard for the game. So the sports appeal was was...
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