The Missouri baseball team defeated Saint Louis 13-4 on Wednesday in the Sixth Annual Wood Bat Classic in O’Fallon.
The victory ends a three-game losing streak for the Tigers, who are 28-9. The Billikens are 7-28.
The game was tied at 3 before Missouri scored 10 runs in the seventh. Nine of the 11 Tigers who played had at least one RBI. Tiger shortstop Gary Arndt went 3-for-5 with 2 RBIs and a run scored.
The Tigers host Oklahoma at 6:30 p.m. Friday.
Rain canceled Missouri’s Wednesday night doubleheader against Indiana.
The No. 17 Tigers (32-8) travel to Waco, Texas, for a two-game series against No. 8 Baylor (40-8) on Saturday and Sunday.
TheMat.com named Missouri’s Matt Pell Wrestler of the Week on Wednesday. Pell won the gold medal on April 15 at the 2005 University Freestyle National Championships in Evanston, Ill.
Pell, who finished the 2005 NCAA wrestling season as an All-American at 184 pounds, went 7-0 at the freestyle event at 163 pounds. In the title match, Pell defeated the 2004 NCAA National Champion, Matt Gentry of Stanford.