Big 12 baseball: OU beats Bedlam rival OSU on Garrett Carey's walk-off home run

OU 1, OSU 0 -- Oklahoma State pitcher Andrew Heaney had held Oklahoma to two hits over 8 innings on Wednesday morning. But it just took one hit in the ninth, a walk-off shot by OU's Garrett Carey, to give the Sooners the victory.
by John Helsley Modified: May 23, 2012 at 1:13 pm •  Published: May 23, 2012
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Oklahoma hadn't scored a run on Cowboys ace Andrew Heaney in 17 innings this season.

When they finally broke through Wednesday – on Garrett Carey's walk-off home run in the ninth inning – it was enough to claim the opener of the Big 12 Tournament at the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark.

Leading off the bottom of the ninth, Carey drilled Heaney's 1-1 pitch into the stands in left field for a 1-0 win.

Heaney, who shut out OU on three hits in the Bedlam series opener in Tulsa, had allowed just two hits – both singles – into the ninth at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. But the Sooners were getting zeroes from the mound, too, first by starter Dillon Overton, then closer Steven Okert.


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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