Stanford wallops Texas A&M, 13-5, forces Monday showdown for Stanford Regional title – Winnipeg Free Press

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Malcolm Moore hit a two-run home run and Tommy Troy belted a grand slam, both in the seventh inning, as Stanford beat Texas A&M 13-5 Sunday night to force a winner-take-all showdown for the Stanford Regional championship and a berth in the super regionals.

The Aggies knocked Stanford into Sunday’s elimination rounds with an 8-5 win Saturday. The Cardinal knocked Cal State Fullerton out, 6-5 earlier Sunday, with freshman Nick Dugan working 3 ⅔ innings of relief to earn the win.

Dugan came back against the Aggies and pitched 3 ⅔ and earn the save after left fielder Alberto Rios made a diving catch in left to end the game. Dugan worked 7 ⅓ innings Sunday, throwing 112 pitches and allowing just one run on seven base hits, walking a batter while striking out six.

Troy had a stellar day at the plate, going 4-for-5 with a home run and three RBI against the Titans and 3-for-5 with a grand slam against the Aggies.

Troy Wansing (3-4) started for Texas A&M and left after 1 ⅔ innings after giving up five earned runs on three hits and three walks while striking out two.


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