Texas A&M blanks Houston Baptist 4-0

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By Thomas D. Dick

BRYAN-COLLEGE STATION, Texas — The Texas A&M Aggies shut out the Houston Baptist Huskies, 4-0, Tuesday evening on Olsen Field at Blue Bell Park.

Nathan Dettmer was spectacular on the mound for the Aggies. Dettmer (1-0) earned his first collegiate win, throwing a career-high six scoreless frames and striking out seven batters, while scattering three hits and one walk. Chandler Jozwiak stymied HBU in relief to earn his first save of the season. Jozwiak worked 3.0 scoreless innings, yielding two hits while fanning seven.

The duo combined for 14 strikeouts on the day, tallying the eighth double-digit performance in nine games. The two held the Huskies to 0-for-12 with runners on and 0-for-8 with runners in scoring position, while stranding six Huskies on the base paths.

Texas A&M drew first blood with one run in the home half of the first, and built on to the lead with a two-home run fourth inning to extend the lead to four.

Austin Bost and Logan Britt were key for the Maroon & White offense. Bost was 3-for-4 with one run, one double, one home run and two RBI, while Britt added a big two-run blast in the fourth inning. The Aggies were solid in the leadoff position of each inning, getting on base five of the eight opportunities.

The Aggies remain undefeated against the Huskies (13-0) and improve to 5-4 on the season. The Maroon & White also remain undefeated (5-0) this season when recording at least one home run in a game.


TOP PLAYERS
Austin Bost – 3-for-4, 1 R, 1 2B, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Logan Britt – 1-for-3, 1 R, 1 HR, 2 RBI

Nathan Dettmer – 6.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 1 BB, 7 K

Chandler Jozwiak– 3.0 IP, 2 H, 0 R, 0 ER, 7 K

 

SCORING SUMMARY
B1 | Bryce Blaum drew a leadoff six-pitch walk and advanced to second via a passed ball. With two outs, Blaum scored on a laced double in the right-center gap by Austin Bost. A&M 1, HBU 0.

B4 | Bost smashed a 1-1 offering over the leftfield wall for a solo blast. Taylor Smith drew a two-out walk, before scoring on a moonshot over the leftfield wall by Logan Britt. A&M 4, HBU 0.

 

UP NEXT
The Aggies continue with midweek action against the Incarnate Word Cardinals Wednesday with first pitch scheduled for 6:32 p.m.