Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Bedlam Baseball: Cowboys Defeat Sooners, 6-1

Cowboys defeat Sooners in Bedlam non-conference game: Oklahoma’s eight-game winning streak came to a crashing halt on Tuesday with a 6-1 loss to Oklahoma State at Reynolds Stadium. The loss, which didn’t count in the Big 12 Conference standings, was the Sooners’ first since April 7. It was night with polar opposites on the mound. Sooner starting pitcher Damien Magnifico routinely topped 95 miles per hour on the radar gun. OSU pitcher Kyle Ottoson fastball topped out in the mid-80s. Velocity clearly isn’t everything when it comes to pitching. Ottoson (3-5) held OU to five hits over 8 1/3 innings. The lefthander held OU scoreless over the final eight innings and struck out four. All night he mixed in breaking pitches with an occasional fastball. “It shouldn’t be that tough to adjust to. We’ve seen thumbers (breaking ball pitchers) from the left side all year — you get that a lot from lefties,” OU shortstop Caleb Bushyhead said.(More at Norman Transcript)
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