WSU baseball team grounds Redbirds 2-1

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NORMAL, IL – The WSU baseball team scored a pair of runs in the fifth inning to beat Illinois State 2-1 in game two of a three-game series on Friday.

Wichita State starter Same Tewes threw six innings and gave up one run on five hits with one walk and five K’s. Cale Elam picked up the save with two shutout innings.

Tanner Dearman led off the fifth with a walk and moved to second on Erik Harbutz’s single to right. After a walk to Casey Gillaspie loaded the bases, Dayne Parker’s bunt single scored Dearman to tie the game at one. Gillaspie wound up scoring on a wild pitch to give WSU the lead.

The Shockers and Redbirds will close out the series on Saturday at 1:00 p.m. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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