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Oklahoma beats Missouri 5-4 in Big 12 baseball

Oklahoma beats Missouri 5-4 in Big 12 baseball

April 16th, 2012 in News

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) - Max White had two RBIs and Oklahoma survived a late rally to beat Missouri 5-4.

The Sooners (22-14, 7-8 Big 12) had taken a 5-2 advantage in the seventh inning on Caleb Bushyhead's double on Sunday. The Tigers (18-17, 3-9) closed to within one in the ninth on Michael McGraw's two-run homer, but Missouri's Scott Sommerfeld hit a groundout that ended the game.

White finished at 1-for-4 and Bushyhead, Erik Ross and Garrett Carey each chipped in one RBI for the Sooners. McGraw and Ben Turner had two RBIs apiece for Missouri.

Jonathan Gray (3-4) allowed five hits and two runs in 5 2-3 innings. Steven Okert earned his second save of the season.

The Tigers' Brett Graves (2-5) allowed three hits and three runs in 2 2-3 innings.