NORMAN, Okla. – The TCU Horned Frogs scored four unanswered runs to overcome the Oklahoma Sooners 4-2 Saturday afternoon at L. Dale Mitchell Park.
Marcelo Perez collected the six-out save for TCU. Oklahoma’s first two batters in the ninth reached base off a hit and a walk. With both runners in scoring position and with one out, Perez struck out Brylie Ware after a seven-pitch battle. Johnny Rizer caught the game-saving deep ball in center field and protect Perez’s fifth save of 2019.
The Sooners established a 2-0 through the first three innings. Oklahoma plateda run on a groundout, and Diego Muniz’s leadoff homer in the third inning turned out to be the last for the home side.
TCU tied the game in the sixth inning with four straight one-out hits. Josh Watson got the first hit and advanced to third base on Jake Guenther’s second hit of the contest. Austin Henry collected a base hit that put TCU on the scoreboard. Rizer’s lone hit of the game tied up the action 2-2.
Adam Oviedo and Bobby Goodloe recorded consecutive singles. With one out and the bases loaded, Guenther hit a single through the right side for two RBI and gave the Frogs a 4-2 lead.
Charles King made his first start of 2019 and provided a career-high 7.0 innings and five strikeouts for TCU. The junior gave up 10 hits, but eight Sooners were stranded and King held Oklahoma to two runs.
The Frogs are 19-10 on the year with a 4-4 record in Big 12 play. TCU and Oklahoma square off for a 1:00 p.m. first pitch in the rubber match with Brandon Williamson taking the mound for TCU.