No. 21/22 Baylor baseball dropped a 6-0 decision to Washington on Saturday afternoon at Husky Ballpark. The Bears (18-9) got behind early and the Husky (16-9) arms kept BU’s bats at bay.
A pair of leadoff walks for Washington in the first led to a three-run inning. Then in the seventh, UW’s first three hitters reached to ignite another three-run frame.
Baylor had a single by Matt Menard to leadoff the fourth, one-out single in the seventh by Aaron Dodson and leadoff single by Tucker Cascadden in the eighth but no runs came from the hits.
UW reliever Jordan Jones (3-4) earned the win, allowing no runs on three hits and one walk with three strikeouts in seven innings. BU starter Montana Parsons (2-2) took the loss, surrendering three runs (two earned) on six hits and four walks with four strikeouts in six innings.
*Baylor is 7-8 as a ranked team this season and 5-4 against ranked teams.
*Baylor is 5-3 away from Baylor Ballpark this season (3-2 on road, 2-1 in neutral sites).
*Baylor trails the all-time series vs. Washington 4-1 and 0-2 in Seattle.
*Baylor has lost its last three three-game series of the season after winning three in a row with two sweeps.
*Junior JUCO RHP Montana Parsons has thrown five or more innings, allowed three earned runs or less and had three or more strikeouts in five of his seven starts.
*Sophomore outfielder T.J. Raguse has a seven-game on-base streak.
*Senior designated hitter Matt Menard has a career-high 16-game on-base streak.
*Freshman catcher Shea Langeliers has a career-high eight-game on-base streak.
3 – The amount of runs Washington scored in each of the first and seventh innings.
Baylor finishes its series vs. Washington with a 3 p.m. CT game Sunday.