After a series victory against South Carolina, Missouri baseball found itself on the losing end of a midweek matchup against Arkansas-Pine Bluff. The Tigers lost to the Golden Lions 8-3 on Tuesday at Taylor Stadium.
After taking an early 3-0 lead, Missouri was shut out for four straight innings and couldn't manage to sweep the Gamecocks.
The Tigers won 4-3 in the bottom of the 10th inning.
Missouri baseball won its first game of the season against a ranked opponent Friday night with a 3-2 win against No. 6 South Carolina.
Missouri will face its first ranked opponent, No. 6 South Carolina, at home Friday.
Through the first 14 games of the season the team had a batting average of .230 with 56 runs, 98 hits and 50 RBIs. In the six-game winning streak, the Tigers have bumped up their batting average to .286 with 44 runs, 58 hits and 38 RBIs.
It's the Tigers' first road sweep since 2009.
Missouri will look to sweep the series against Georgia at noon on Sunday.
Baseball coach Tim Jamieson is No. 2 all-time in wins in school history, but he hasn't had much success in the SEC. In the final year of his contract, he'll be looking to change that.
Missouri beat SIUE 9-4 at Taylor Stadium on Wednesday night, but it was a strange night for the Tigers. The pitching staff, which was one of the main reasons Missouri had its best start to a season since 1985, was the team's weak spot.
After getting swept over the weekend by Milwaukee, the Tigers crushed Truman State on Tuesday night at Taylor Stadium.
Senior pitcher John Miles started for the Tigers, lasting 2 1/3 innings with three strikeouts and one hit allowed as Missouri broke its losing skid.
Tim Jamieson said fixing an offense is hard to accomplish during a game, but Missouri doesn't have much time practice-wise between now and its first Southeastern Conference series against Georgia next weekend.
Tigers drop to 10-4 on the season.
Reggie McClain (2-1), a two-time Southeastern Conference Pitcher of the Week, had his worst outing of the season against the Panthers, giving up 10 hits and five runs through 5 1/3 innings.
Missouri (10-1) is off to its best start since 1985. The pitching staff leads the SEC in eight categories, including ERA (1.22), saves (6) and shutouts (3). Brett Peel leads the team in batting average (.308) and is fourth in the conference in stolen bases.
In a news release, the team cited the weekend snowfall in Columbia and the cold weather forecast as reasons for the series cancellation.
The Tigers are off to their first 10-1 start since 1985.
A walk-off home run from Josh Lester gave the Tigers the win in the first game of a doubleheader.
The Missouri baseball team completed its doubleheader sweep against the University of Illinois at Chicago with a 2-1 victory Saturday afternoon.