FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Dual shots of revenge are on the menu tonight from Baum Stadium as the Arkansas baseball team plays to keep its season alive against Missouri State in the NCAA Tournament.
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Arkansas baseball vs. Missouri State live blog, score updates
10:52 p.m. – Sac fly and another scores. It’s not 6-3 and the Razorbacks have doubled up Missouri State again.10:46 – A double and some small ball gave Arkansas the bases loaded with one out. Jake Arledge just walked to score another run; 5-3, Arkansas.
10:46 p.m. – A double and some small ball gave Arkansas the bases loaded with one out. Jake Arledge just walked to score another run; 5-3, Arkansas.
10:20 p.m. – Oh, boy. A Cannon Chadwick pitch went by catcher Grant Koch. Missouri State has scored another and it’s 4-3 now.
10:11 p.m. – Well, Missouri State is clawing back. A two-run single from Justin Paulsen has trimmed Arkansas’ lead to two, 4-2. Nobody out and the Bears have a runner on base.
9:52 p.m. – Rolling now. An Eric Cole RBI single has built the Razorbacks’ lead to 4-0. Feels like a long night of offense.
9:28 p.m. – Two more. Jax Biggers’ single to leftfield scores Spanberger and Luke Bonfield. Missouri State has gotten just one out so far. It’s 3-0.
9:22 p.m. – Better start. Eric Cole’s leadoff double has paid dividends. Chad Spanberger just knocked him in with a single back up the middle. A 1-0 Razorbacks lead early.
9:15 p.m. – Good start. Kevin Kopps sat Missouri State down in order. The usual three – Eric Cole, Chad Spanberger, Luke Bonfield – coming up.
First pitch: 9:10 p.m. CT (10:10 p.m. ET)
Follow along with real-time game stats here at game time.
Arkansas baseball vs. Missouri State preview
Another shot. Hopefully for Arkansas fans, two.
The Razorbacks team will face Missouri State late Sunday night from Baum Stadium in an elimination game in the Fayetteville Regional of the NCAA Baseball Tournament.
Missouri State sent the Diamond Hogs to the consolation bracket Saturday night and, at 2-0, awaited the winner of the first game Sunday, an elimination game between Arkansas and Oral Roberts. The Razorbacks won 4-3 with a seventh-inning home run from Chad Spanberger the difference. If coach Dave Van Horn’s team can beat Missouri State in the rematch, the two will play a winner-take-all game Monday. The winner of that will go the Super Regionals.
Van Horn is starting right-hander Kevin Kopps in the nightcap. Kopps worked 1 1/3 innings against Oral Roberts in the opening game of the Fayetteville Regional, striking out 1 and giving up 2 hits in Arkansas’ 3-0 win Friday.
Missouri State continuing it revenge mission at Baum Stadium. The Razorbacks beat the Bears in three games in the 2015 Super Regionals to clinch a spot in the College World Series.
Arkansas baseball vs. Missouri State TV channel, how to watch online
The game can be found on ESPN3. Fans can watch via WatchESPN or the WatchESPN app.
Arkansas baseball vs. Missouri State game time
Date: Sunday, June 4
Time: 9:10 p.m. CT (10:10 p.m. ET)
Arkansas baseball, Fayetteville Regional field
- Razorbacks (43-18)
- Missouri State (42-17)
- Oklahoma State (30-27)
- Oral Roberts (43-15)
Arkansas baseball, Fayetteville Regional game times
(All times ET)
Game 1: Missouri State def. Oklahoma State, 7-6.
Game 2: Razorbacks def. Oral Roberts, 3-0.
Game 3: Oral Roberts def. Oklahoma State, 14-6. (Oklahoma State eliminated)
Game 4: Missouri State def. Razorbacks, 5-4.
Game 5: Arkansas def. Oral Roberts, 4-3. (Oral Roberts eliminated)
Game 6: Missouri State vs. Razorbacks, 10:10 p.m. (WatchESPN)
Game 7: Necessary if Game 5 winner beats Game 4 winner in Game 6, 7 p.m. (WatchESPN)
Arkansas baseball schedule
NCAA Tournament Regionals — June 4-5
NCAA Super Regionals — June 9-12
College World Series — June 17-29