Arkansas Razorbacks news from the staff of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette.
Hogs top 'Huskers
Arkansas shortstop Brett McAfee reaches to apply the late tag to Nebraska shortstop Steven Reveles as Reveles slides in safely at second during the second inning Tuesday, April 1, 2014, at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.
FAYETTEVILLE Arkansas scored four runs in the bottom of the third inning and the Razorbacks' bullpen did the rest in a 4-3 win over Nebraska Tuesday at Baum Stadium.
Tyler Spoon's 2-run double tied the game after the Cornhuskers scored a pair of runs in the top of the second inning. KJ Wilkerson and Eric Fisher followed with sacrifice flies to extend Arkansas' lead to 4-2 in the third.
Nebraska's runs came when Steven Reveles hit a single and Joe Serrano bobbled the ball in left field, allowing the second run to score.
The Razorbacks improved to 18-10 with the win. Arkansas snapped a two-game losing streak.
Nebraska (15-13) added a run in the the fifth inning to chase Hogs starter Colin Poche, but the Cornhuskers stranded the tying run at third base. Poche struggled to find the strike zone all game, walking five batters and striking out two. Only half of his 64 pitches were strikes.
Arkansas' bullpen pitched well, as Zach Jackson threw 2 2/3 innings of relief for Poche and earned the win. Michael Gunn didn't allow a hit in two innings of work to pick up his fifth save.
The teams will play Wednesday at 1:35 p.m.