Three Kansas relievers combined to pitch five scoreless innings Friday, lifting the KU baseball team to a 6-5 road victory over Baylor for their first Big 12 win of the season at Baylor Ballpark.
The Jayhawks (14-8, 1-3 in Big 12) pulled ahead when Jaxx Groshans scored on a fielder's choice in the third inning. Benjamin Sems added a solo homer in the fourth before Gabriel Sotomayor, Ryan Cyr and Zack Leban allowed two hits in the final five frames.
The series will continue at 2 p.m. today.
Kansas 401 100 000 – 6 13 0
Baylor 400 100 000 – 5 6 1
2B – Bakula, KU; Wendzel, BU. 3B – Foyle, KU. HR – Sems, KU; Loftin, BU.
KU highlights – Devin Foyle, 1-for-5, run, 2 RBI; Brett Vosik, 2-for-5, run, 2 RBI.