Stanford takes down Texas A&M to force final game on Monday
STANFORD, California (KBTX) - Stanford’s offense erupted to beat Texas A&M 13-5 Sunday night to force a seventh game in the Stanford Regional at Klein Field at Sunken Diamond.
The Cardinal used a seven-run seventh inning to keep their season alive. Tommy Troy had a grand slam to go up 13-5. Malcolm Moore had a two-run homer and Alberto Rios also added an RBI double in the seventh.
For the third straight game, A&M’s starting pitcher went 1.2 innings. Troy Wansing had two strikeouts and allowed three hits and five runs in his start on the mound.
The Aggies took the lead 4-2 in the bottom of the first with two home runs from Jace Laviolette (a three-run shot) and Ryan Targac (solo). Brett Minnich added a solo home run in the sixth inning.
Carter Graham gave Stanford 5 RBI (a 2 RBI double in the first and a bases-clearing double in the second).
Both A&M and Stanford will play for a regional championship on Monday at 8:00 p.m. CDT. The winner advances to take on Texas in the super regionals.
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