College baseball: OSU, OU heading in opposite directions

Oklahoma State added some bounce from its first Bedlam game and has been bopping along ever since.
by John Helsley Published: April 14, 2014
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STILLWATER – Oklahoma State added some bounce from its first Bedlam game and has been bopping along ever since.

Oklahoma looks to Bedlam’s Game 2, set for Tuesday night in Stillwater, as a bounce back.

First pitch is 6:30 at Reynolds Stadium.

The on-campus games in the expanded season series don’t count in the Big 12 standings, yet still loom as significant. They are, after all, still Bedlam games.

“We enjoyed the competition down there, for sure,” said OSU coach Josh Holliday.

Enjoyed a 3-1 road win, too, perhaps stoking a current stretch that has seen the Cowboys win nine of their last 10, including a weekend sweep at West Virginia that has them as high as No. 13 in the national rankings.

“They’ve all been kind of different little sparks for us, really,” Holliday said. “Each game, each trip, each week has kind of been a new chapter of our team kind of stepping forward.”

The Sooners, meanwhile, have been striding backward.

Including the loss to the Cowboys, OU has dropped six of nine and four straight, the last three over the weekend to Texas in what shaped up as a potential statement series at Mitchell Park. The Longhorns, alone atop the Big 12 standings, won 10-8 in 10 innings Friday night, before hammering out 7-2 and 8-1 verdicts Saturday and Sunday.

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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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Bedlam Baseball

OU at OSU

Time: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday

Place: Reynolds Stadium, Stillwater

Radio: OSU – KSPI 93.7 FM or 780 AM; OU – KREF 1400 AM and 98.5 FM

TV: Cox 271.

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