Tigers Sweep DH, take Auburn Series

Posted by bfreeman on April 28, 2013

Mizzou got a critical set of wins Sunday to help their case in the SEC.Missouri swept a doubleheader with the Auburn Tigers Sunday to move ahead of them in the standings after a 3-1 and 4-1 win at Taylor Stadium.

In the first game, Keaton Steele pitched the first complete game of his career, striking out 2 and allowing just the one run.  Steele is 4-2 on the year.  Missouri scored all their runs in the 3rd inning on a Steele sac fly and 2 out 2 run RBI from Dylan Kelly.

Game two started much the same way, with Auburn taking an early 1-0 lead.  After tying the game at 1, Steele continued making a name for himself with a towering HR to give the Tigers a 2-1 lead.  Later in the inning, Shane Segovia singled home two more for the remainder of Mizzou’s runs in the game.  Eric Anderson picked up the save, the first of his career, while Brett Graves got the win, his first of the season.

Missouri finishes their homestand Tuesday when they welcome the SE Missouri State Redhawks to Taylor Stadium.  First pitch is at 6pm with pregame at 5:45pm on your home for the Tigers, ESPN 100.5 and total sports station 103.1 KTGR.

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