Stubblefield pitches Texas A&M past Texas 3-2

Published on NewsOK Modified: June 1, 2014 at 11:45 pm •  Published: June 1, 2014
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HOUSTON (AP) — Tyler Stubblefield scattered four hits in his first career complete game, helping Texas A&M stave off elimination for the second time Sunday with a 3-2 victory over Texas.

Texas A&M (36-25) and Texas (40-19) will play a deciding game Monday, with the winner advancing to the super regionals.

Stubblefield (4-2) threw 134 pitches while walking five and striking out nine.

Nick Banks went 1-for-4, but his only hit drove in Ryne Birk for the go-ahead run in the fifth inning. Stubblefield took care of the rest, and didn't allow a runner past second base after the Longhorns took a 2-1 lead on Madison Carter's two-out single in the third.

Travis Duke (2-1) pitched four innings in relief of starter Lukas Schiraldi, and Mark Payton went 1-for-3 with a walk and a run scored for the Longhorns.