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Missouri bloops by Baylor

Jaws' Game Winner
Aaron Jaworowski scores the game-winning run. RealVideo | AVI (2.2MB)

OKLAHOMA CITY -- Baylor outfielder Jeremy Dodson lost a pop fly in the sun Friday, allowing the winning run to score with two outs in the ninth as Missouri defeated the Bears 9-8 in the Big 12 Tournament.

The loss sends the Bears (32-23) home. Missouri (31-26) plays again at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Jeremy Dodson
Jeremy Dodson rounds the bases after hitting a game-tying homer in the ninth. RealVideo
Dodson had tied the game up in the top of the ninth with a three-run homer to left center. But with two outs in the ninth and the game tied at 8-8, Missouri first baseman Aaron Jaworowski hit the ball to right center.

The lead changed hands several times. The Bears jumped out to a 2-0 lead early but Missouri battled back with a run in the third and a solo home run by Griffin Moore in the fourth inning to tie the game at 3-3.

Moore scored in the sixth on a single by B.J. Windhorst.

Jaws' home run
Aaron Jaworowski hits a home run in the seventh inning. RealVideo
The Bears regained the lead in the seventh with a sacrifice fly by Jason Jennings.

Missouri added four runs in the seventh inning, two on a double by outfielder Bryan Seymour and two on a homer by Jaworowski.

Reliever Ryan Jamison (5-3) picked up the victory for Missouri. Jennings (3-5), who moved to the pitcher's mound for Baylor in the seventh, was the losing pitcher.


Web Producer: Troy Wolverton
Video original air date: May 17, 1997

aa Published: May 17, 1997

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