COLLEGE STATION, TX — The No. 17 Texas A&M Aggies pounded their way to a 15-5 run-rule victory over the Sam Houston State Bearkats Tuesday evening at Don Sanders Stadium.
Every Aggie in the starting lineup registered a hit and four recorded multi-hit games. In addition to 15 hits, Texas A&M also drew six walks and got hit by two pitches. Eight of Ol’ Sarge’s charges scored runs, including Braden Shewmake and Zach DeLoach with three apiece. The Aggies’ recipe for success included five of seven leadoff batters reaching base and a .500 (8-for-16) average with runners in scoring position.
In his first career game at the top of the order, Shewmake led the offensive explosion going 4-for-4 with one HBP, one double and two RBI. DeLoach batted 2-for-3 with a triple and two walks. Ty Condel hit 2-for-3 with one HBP, two runs and two RBI. Will Frizzell batted 2-for-5 with two runs and one RBI. Logan Foster knocked in four runs with a two-run single and two sac flies.
Chris Weber (3-0) earned the win, yielding one run on five hits and one walk while striking out four in the 5.0-inning start.
Texas A&M improved to 31-15-1 on the season while Sam Houston State dropped to 24-18.