FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. – Arkansas head baseball coach Dave Van Horn announced Monday afternoon that the final game of the Diamond Hogs’ Fall World Series would not be played.
Van Horn sited injury concerns as the deciding factor in his decision. The series was tied at two games each with the fifth and deciding game scheduled for 1 p.m. yesterday, but continuous rain forced the game to be postponed.
“We decided it was in the best interest of our pitching staff to go ahead and cancel the final game,” Van Horn said. “They had not played since Friday and with the bad weather and cooler temperatures, we didn’t want to get anyone hurt.”
The Razorbacks will now focus on an off-season conditioning program leading into the start of practice in January and the first game on Feb. 2 at Louisiana Tech.