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Baylor baseball loses opener to WVU

MORGANTOWN, WV -

No. 27 Baylor baseball lost a 2-1 game vs. West Virginia on Thursday evening at Monongalia County Ballpark. The Bears (30-19, 11-11) took an early lead but the Mountaineers (27-23, 9-13) rallied late to win.

In the top of the second, Shea Langeliers led off with a double and scored on a two-out single by Josh Bissonette. But the lead was short-lived as WVU got the run back in the third on a triple and single.

In the seventh, a two-base leadoff error put WVU in business. A single later, the Mountaineers took the lead on a sacrifice fly and held on.

WVU reliever Zach Reid (1-0) earned the win, retiring the only batter he faced. Braden Zarbnisky picked up the save with two shutout innings. BU starter Cody Bradford (6-5) took a tough loss, allowing two runs (one earned) on four hits and two walks with five strikeouts in seven innings.

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