BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas – Hunter Haas hit a three-run residence run within the backside of the eighth inning and the Texas A&M Aggies held on for a 6-5 comeback win over Tarleton on Tuesday evening at Blue Bell Park.
The Aggies (26-19) put an finish to a five-game dropping streak with the win, regardless of not holding a lead till Haas’ sixth residence run of the season off Texan (23-19) reliever Jake Burcham.
Tarleton had taken a 4-1 lead on the power of two homers of their very own – a solo blast from Dylan Choy Foo within the second and a three-run homer by Jack Wagner within the sixth. The Aggies stayed shut with runs within the third and sixth earlier than taking the lead, however nonetheless wanted some ninth-inning heroics to shut it out.
Down two runs with simply two outs to play with, the Texans put collectively a rally, loading the bases with one out on a pair of singles and a stroll. Mason Crews then scored a run on an infield single to attract Tarleton to inside a run and hold the bases loaded.
The Aggies turned to Evan Aschenbeck out of the bullpen and the lefty threw simply two pitches to complete it, getting pinch hitter Jordan Andrade to floor right into a game-ending double play.
The dual killing transformed his first save of the 12 months and made a winner of Carson Lambert who struck out 4 in 2.1 frames. Burcham fell to 2-3 on the 12 months for Tarleton with the loss.
Texas A&M received a strong begin from freshman Justin Lamkin with 5.0 innings of one-hit work, placing out 9 batters earlier than strolling the ultimate two hitters he confronted within the sport, his solely free passes of the evening. The 9 punchouts had been probably the most by an Aggie freshman since Chris Weber’s 10 strikeouts vs Arkansas in 2019.
TOP AGGIE PERFORMERS
Jordan Thompson – 2-for-2, 2 R, RBI, 2 BB
Hunter Haas – 1-for-3, 1 R, 3 RBI, HR, 2 BB
Justin Lamkin – 5.0 IP, 1 H, 3 R, 3 ER, 2 BB, 9 Ok
Carson Lambert (W, 2-1) – 2.1 IP, 1 R, 1 ER, 0 BB, 4 Ok
T2 | TAR 1, A&M 0
The Texans took the early lead when Dylan Choy Foo slammed a solo residence run out to left subject with one out within the inning.
B3 | A&M 1, TAR 1
Texas A&M didn’t get successful within the third however did sufficient to tie issues up. Consecutive walks to Jordan Thompson and Hunter Haas put a pair of runners on base they usually had been loaded up when Jack Moss was hit by a pitch. Trevor Werner then lined a sacrifice fly into left subject to attain Thompson and even the rating at 1-1.
T6 | TAR 4, A&M 1
Tarleton jumped again in entrance with one other longball within the high of the sixth, benefiting from consecutive walks to Mason Crews and Payton Pennington. The Aggies turned to Brandyn Garcia out of the bullpen and the lefty retired the primary hitter he confronted earlier than Jack Wagner related on a three-run homer to left subject to surge the Texans again in entrance.
B6 | TAR 4, A&M 3
An inning later the Aggies had a solution to attract again to inside a run with massive swings from the underside of the order. A&M put site visitors on the bases instantly with a leadoff stroll to Brett Minnich and a one-out single by Jace LaViolette. Two batters later Jordan Thompson delivered an RBI single to middle subject to attain LaViolette and Max Kaufer adopted that hit with a positive single of his personal to proper subject to attain Ryan Targac.
B8 | A&M 6, TAR 4
Thompson hit a leadoff single by means of the left aspect and superior to second on a Travis Chestnut stroll. Haas then hit a go-ahead residence run to left subject to provide the Aggies their first lead of the evening.
T9 | A&M 6, TAR 5
With an out, Choy Foo singled up the center and went to second when Alec Williams walked. Kooper Shook singled to load the bases. Robert Hogan got here in to pitch and Crews singled to shortstop to convey Choy Foo residence.
TEXAS A&M QUOTES
Head Coach Jim Schlossnagle
On the defensive aspect of the ball… “Good protection. This time final 12 months, Bost could not flip that double play. He did a pleasant job with it. Trevor did not have nice at-bats. He hit laborious to proper subject and had a sac fly. He did not have very many good at-bats after that, however he performed nice protection. There are plenty of methods to assist your crew win a sport.”
Freshman Pitcher Justin Lamkin
On going into this sport… “It was nice. I knew it was going to be an excellent one once I was within the bullpen and placing within the early work, actually using the fastball. I used to be in the best psychological area, so I knew it was going to be good.”
Junior Infielder Hunter Haas
On his dinger to place the Aggies within the lead… “Yeah, that was big. Truthfully, I used to be simply in search of a pitch that I may deal with. I received down early with two strikes, so I received fortunate with the change-up. I used to be in a position to pull it a little bit and sort of launch my frustration there too as a result of it appeared like typically on Tuesdays, we simply have not had good bounces. We’ll take all of the wins we will get; you already know, a win is a win.”
The street doesn’t get simpler for the Aggies this weekend when the No. 4 Florida Gators come to Blue Bell Park for a three-game SEC sequence. The sequence opener can be aired on SEC Community+ with Will Johnson and Boomer White on the decision. It may also be heard regionally on 1150 AM/ 93.7 FM The Zone with Andrew Monaco and Rody Barker within the sales space.