The baseball team’s pitching was strong Sunday in its 12-inning exhibition game against Oral Roberts at Tointon Family Stadium with 17 strikeouts in a 9-0 victory.
The Wildcats used 11 pitchers in the game. Redshirt sophomore Carson Seymour started for his second straight fall start; he struck out two and allowed only one hit in two innings.
Sophomore Jordan Wicks struck out two batters and did not allow a baserunner in one inning. Senior Kasey Ford and junior Jaxon Passino each threw a perfect inning. Senior Brett Lockwood, sophomore Eric Torres, junior Zach Herbers and senior Caleb Littlejim each struck out multiple batters in their relief outings.
K-State jumped ahead to a 4-0 lead after four innings with runs batted in from Littlejim and senior catcher Chris Ceballos.
The Wildcats cruised through the rest of the game with a 9-0 win.
K-State’s annual three-game intrasquad Fall World Series is up next for the Wildcats and will take place on Nov. 8-10. The first of the three-game series will be on Friday, Nov. 8, with first pitch at 6 p.m.