FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Danny Hamblin and Brady Toops each drove in three runs to help lead the Arkansas Razorbacks to a 13-2 victory over the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Sunday and complete a series sweep.
Arkansas (3-0) will host St. John’s this Friday in the first of a three-game series at Baum Stadium. First pitch is slated for 2:35 p.m.
Justin White (1-0) earned the win after pitching three innings in relief of starter Clint Brannon. White surrendered only three hits and did not allow a walk. Brannon pitched the first three innings of the game and gave up two runs, both earned, on five hits with two walks and five strikeouts.
Chris Herron (1-1) took the loss for Louisiana Tech (2-4) after giving up six runs, all earned, on seven hits in two and one-third innings.
The Razorbacks took a 2-0 lead in the bottom of the second when Hamblin ripped a two-run homer over the right-center fence. It was Hamblin’s first home run of the season and the second home run of the series for the Hogs. Blake Parker scored on the dinger after beginning the inning with a double to left.
Toops made it a 9-2 game with a single up the middle that scored Goodwin.
The Razorbacks would tack on four more runs in the bottom of the eighth inning for the final 13-2 margin.