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Oklahoma Sooners Baseball: Sooners Fall to Texas in Oklahoma City

The Sooners will play the TCU Horned Frogs at 12:30 on Thursday.

Oklahoma Sooners Baseball | CCM's Game Day Gallery

The Oklahoma Sooners fell to the Texas Longhorns by a score of 8-4 on Wednesday night, dropping to 34-21 on the season. The Sooners now move to the loser’s bracket and will face TCU at 12:30 PM on Thursday at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.

Andrew Wiles earned the loss for OU and fell to 4-4 on the season. The relievers, most notably Ryan Madden, did well to stop the bleeding when Wiles exited after 2.1 innings.

After a pair of quick outs, Wiles hit Travis Jones to keep the inning alive. In the next at-bat, Kacey Clemons hit a rope into the OU bullpen to make it 2-0 in favor of the Longhorns. A pair of two-out singles and a throwing error later, the Sooners were in a 3-0 hole.

Kacy Clemons struck again in the top of the 3rd with an absolute bomb off the upper deck in right field to increase the lead to 5-0 in favor of Texas.

After a leadoff walk and a passed ball, Renae Martinez reached scoring position in the bottom of the 4th. Austin O’Brien then hit it directly at Martinez, but Renae was able to avoid contact with it. The Texas shortstop’s view was obstructed, and Martinez was able to make it home on a single. However, O’Brien was later tagged out at home on a Jack Flansburg single.

In the bottom of the 5th, a Harris walk, a DeRenzo double and a Martinez walk loaded the bases for Steele Walker, who came through in a big way with a two-RBI single to center. However, O’Brien and Brylie Ware came up empty on the next tow at-bats to keep the score at 5-3 in favor of Texas.

The Longhorns responded in the top of the 6th with a two walks and a double to make it 6-3, but Braidyn Fink came in to limit the damage to one run.

Martinez then responded in the bottom of the 7th with a blast to the party deck in left to make it 6-4, but a GDP by DeRenzo on the previous at-bat would loom large.

Texas put things away in the top of the 9th when the OU infield committed an error with the bases loaded on what looked to be a potential double-play ball.