Diamond Hogs rout Bulldogs, 13-0
Arkansas reliever Colby Suggs earned his sixth straight save in the Razorbacks' 5-3 win over Kentucky Saturday.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas recorded a season-high 18 hits and beat Alabama A&M 13-0 Wednesday at Baum Stadium.
The Razorbacks (13-5) won their sixth straight game with a strong collective pitching performance from seven different pitchers. Arkansas allowed only two hits and struck out 13 in its fourth shutout of the season.
Chris Oliver earned the win by pitching three innings on a predetermined pitch count. The sophomore allowed just one hit and struck out five in his first start. Tyler Wright and Colby Suggs each pitched more than one inning, while Trent Daniel, Michael Gunn, Jalen Beeks and Barrett Astin recorded two outs apiece.
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Arkansas took a 2-0 first inning lead on sacrifice flies from Tyler Spoon and Michael Gunn. Leading 4-0, the Razorbacks blew the game open with a five-run fifth.
Thirteen position players logged playing time, with 10 recording at least one hit. Brian Anderson led Arkansas with four hits. The Razorbacks scored 20 runs in a win over the Bulldogs (2-17) on Tuesday.
Arkansas, ranked No. 15 nationally, will open Southeastern Conference play Friday night with the first game of a three-game home series against No. 6 Ole Miss.