Sunday baseball action was highlighted by Oral Roberts' victory over No. 25 Dallas Baptist by a 4-2 score.
Oral Roberts 4, No. 25 Dallas Baptist 2
DALLAS, Texas (oruathletics.com) --A three-run ninth inning sparked the Oral Roberts baseball team to a 4-2, come-from-behind win on the road at No. 25 Dallas Baptist Sunday afternoon at Horner Ballpark.
Freshman RJ Pearson came through with a pinch hit, RBI single to even the score, 2-2, and Cal Hernandez delivered a two-run double to give the Golden Eagles the lead with two outs.
The back end of the ORU bullpen had another shut-down effort down the stretch as Grant Townsend and Kyler Stout were nearly untouchable over four innings. Justin McGregorsurrendered three hits in five innings as the starter before giving way to the bullpen where Stout earned his first win of the season.
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