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Game is first of two meetings between regional rivals this season
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OSU wins for first time in Springfield
Oklahoma State won for the 11th time in its last 12 games Tuesday night as the 25th-ranked Cowboys scored twice in the eighth inning to defeat Ohio State, 4-2, at Allie P. Reynolds Stadium.
Gage Green and Saulyer Saxon were the heroes for the Cowboys as OSU improved to 29-18 on the season, which includes a 21-3 record on their home field.
Highlights from Game 1 of the 2012 Bedlam Baseball Series, where Oklahoma State extended its winning streak to nine games and shut out Oklahoma for the first time in six years with a 3-0 victory over the Sooners at ONEOK Field in Tulsa.
Andrew Heaney continued his dominance on the mound, tossing his third shutout of the season to help the 25th-ranked Cowboys improve to 27-17 overall and 12-7 in Big 12 Conference play. OSU's winning streak is its longest since the Pokes won 12 in a row during the 2008 season.
2013: Named All-Big 12 Honorable Mention as an outfielder ... started 43 games and played in 53 ... finished the season with a .301 batting average, the third-highest on the team ... was also the Cowboys' third-leading hitter in Big 12 play with a .303 average in conference games ... was OSU's leading hitter with runners in scoring position (.375) ... had 15 multi-hit games, including a career-best four-hit effort against Wichita State (5/14) ... had a double and two RBIs in the win over the Shockers ... put up three multi-RBI games ... had two separate five game hitting streaks (4/13-20) and 4/27-5/4 ... scored five runs and drove in two during the first streak ... scored three runs, drove in two and recorded a double and triple during the second streak ... also reached base safely in 11 consecutive games from 4/27-5/16 ... was 2-for-4 with an RBI in an elimination game win over Bowling Green State at the NCAA Louisville Regional (6/1).
2012: Appeared in 29 games with 15 starts ... collected eight multi-hit games and a pair of multi-RBI efforts ... came off bench and went 3-for-4 in series finale at Kansas State (4/29) to help Cowboys complete series sweep ... became a regular starter in center field after that game and hit .290 with eight RBIs, four stolen bases and eight runs over OSU's final 14 games ... each of his eight multi-hit games came during that stretch ... had two stolen bases vs. Alcorn State (5/12) ... set a career-high with three RBIs vs. Texas A&M (5/19) ... had a season-long hitting streak of six games.
2011: Played in 14 games with four starts ... recorded first-career hit and RBI with a 2-for-4 effort against St. Gregory's (3/9).
HIGH SCHOOL: Lettered four years at Shawnee High School ... named all-state in 2010 ... helped the team win two regional championships ... as a senior hit .482 with seven home runs and 30 stolen bases ... also played football and earned all-state honors.
PERSONAL: Majoring in economics and entrepreneurship ... born Feb. 2, 1991 ... son of Steve Saxon and Mary Rolette ... has six siblings, Josh, Ty, Ryan, Devon, Stevany and Daylan ... father played tennis at Oklahoma Baptist and brother, Devon, attended OSU ... favorite athlete is Dustin Pedroia ... favorite movie is Strange Wilderness ... favorite baseball moment is Dane Phillips' walk-off home run against OU ... career goal is to get to Omaha.