Five Missouri batters were hit by pitches in the team's 10-7 victory over North Dakota on Tuesday. Missouri's pitchers didn't fare much better, hitting four batters of their own. Brannon Champagne contributed five RBIs in the win.
The game was scheduled to be the last of a four-game series. The Tigers won the first three games of the series 10-4, 5-3 and 3-2.
Starter Rob Zastryzny struck out three in six innings of work and Dane Opel went 2-for-3 at the plate, driving in a run and scoring one in the first game of the double-header.
Freshman Brett Graves got the win in his first collegiate start, and the Tigers won their third straight game, beating Nebraska-Omaha 14-4.
Sophomore second baseman Dillon Everett went 3-for-4 with two doubles as Missouri took the series from Ball State with a 9-2 win.
Sophomore pitcher Rob Zastryzny gave up three hits and three earned runs over six innings to lead the Tigers to a 15-5 blowout of Ball State.
The Missouri baseball team was held to just four hits in a 6-0 loss Sunday at the University of San Francisco, giving the Dons a three-game sweep of the Tigers.
THE WEEK IN MISSOURI SPORTS: Men's basketball loses two games in a row; women's team wins second conference game
The men's basketball team lost two games in a row for the first time this season, losing to Kansas State by 10 points at Mizzou Arena before falling to Kansas in an 87-86 overtime thriller in Lawrence.
Missouri will need strong hitting and pitching to beat San Francisco ace and MLB prospect Kyle Zimmer.
Eric Anderson is fully recovered from shoulder surgery and will be on the mound for Missouri on Friday afternoon when the Tigers open the season against future Southeastern Conference opponent Auburn.
The Missouri baseball team was picked to finish fifth in the Big 12 Conference in a preseason poll of the league's coaches.
Missouri baseball coach Tim Jamieson recalled games from his past at the First Pitch Dinner on Saturday.
Simmons Field at Taylor Stadium has been named one of 11 Field of the Year winners by the Sports Turf Managers Association.
This year, the Gold Team won the annual intrasquad series with a 4-1 record.
The Gold Team won 6-3 in Game 2 of the Missouri baseball team's Fall World Series on Wednesday at Taylor Stadium.
The Gold team scored the go-ahead run off a sacrifice fly from Blake Brown in the top of the eighth.
The Missouri baseball team raised $12,496 for Joplin Little League baseball from two exhibition games it played against Iowa last weekend.
Larry Wyatt II, a 35-year-old Columbia native, has been attending Missouri baseball games since spring 1995.
The Tigers will host the Iowa Hawkeyes in two exhibition games this weekend at Taylor Stadium to raise money for the Joplin Little League.