Frisco Classic: Arizona Wildcats vs Missouri Tigers

Heath 3 Min Read

Game 7 of the Frisco Classic featured perfect weather and the red hot Arizona Wildcats vs Missouri Tigers. The Arizona Wildcats have won all three of their previous games in the Classic.

Team records

Arizona Wildcats: 9-2

Missouri Tigers: 3-8

Arizona‘s line-up

  1. Donta’ Williams/CF
  2. Mac Bingham/LF
  3. Ryan Holgate/RF
  4. Jacob Blas/SS
  5. Brandon Boissiere/1B
  6. Jacob Berry/DH
  7. Kobe Kato/2B
  8. Daniel Susac/C
  9. Tony Bullard/3B

SP TJ Nichols/RHP

Tigers line-up

  1. Mark Vierling/2B
  2. Brandt Belk/1B
  3. Josh Day/SS
  4. Chad McDaniel/DH
  5. Andrew Keefer/RF
  6. Ross Lovich/LF
  7. Tre Morris/C
  8. Luke Mann/3B
  9. Jackson Lancaster/CF

SP: Andrew Vail/LHP

Arizona on the mound

Arizona used four different pitchers. Starter TJ Nichols (3-0, 3.63) earned his 3rd win of the season pitching 5.2 innings. He allowed 3 runs on 5 hits, 1 walk and 6 strikeouts.

R. Cooper (1.93) pitched 1.2 innings in relief and allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and struck out 1.

A. Smith (6.00) pitched 1/3 of an inning and allowed 1 hit, 1 walk and struck out 1.

P. Price (1.86) pitched 1.1 innings allowing 1 run on 2 hits and struck out two.

Missouri on the mound

The Tigers used five pitchers and as a team issued six free passes and punched out five.

Starter Andrew Vail (8.53) pitched 3.2 innings. He allowed three runs on four hits, walked two, struck out two and hit a batter.

Hise (0-2, 6.52) pitched 2.1 innings. He allowed one run on two hits, one walk, two strikeouts and a wild pitch.

Simpson (20.25) pitched 1/3 of an inning and allowed four runs on two hits, two walks and struckout one.

Pferrer (7.94) allowed two hits in 1.2 scoreless innings. He also had a wild pitch.

Garrett (6.75) pitched a scoreless inning as well issuing a walk and threw a wild pitch in there.

Arizona at the plate: 8 R | 10 H | 6 BB | 5 SO

1st baseman B. Boissiere hit a home run and DH J. Berry followed that with a home run of his own. That got the scoring started for Arizona and helped them sweep the Frisco Classic. Boissiere, Holgate and Susac were the only Wildcats with multi-hit games.

Missouri at the plate: 4 R | 9 H | 3 BB | 10 SO

Mann was the only Tiger with a multi-hit game. He was also responsible for three of their four RBI. He went 2 for 3 with a home run, double, walk and one strikeout. Pinch-hitter Montgomery had the other RBI in the bottom of the 9th.

That is ballgame. The Arizona Wildcats took care of business in the 2021 Frisco Classic. They won all four games and scored 55 runs in the process.


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