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Baylor beats West Virginia 9-4 in Big 12 tourney

Published on NewsOK Modified: May 23, 2014 at 6:42 pm •  Published: May 23, 2014

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Baylor stayed alive in the Big 12 baseball tournament with a 9-4 win over West Virginia at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.

The sixth-seeded Bears scored five runs in the top of the seventh inning to break the game open, and added two more in the eighth to help eliminate the Mountaineers.

Logan Brown had three hits and knocked in two runs, while Brett Doe and Aaron Dodson each had two hits for Baylor (26-30). Winning pitcher Nick Lewis gave up two runs and struck out five in six innings. Doug Ashby got the save after allowing two runs in three innings for the Bears.

Jacob Rice had two hits for West Virginia (28-26). Ross Vance gave up seven runs in six innings to take the loss.