OSU (26-10, 9-3 B1G) was held in check by the Husker bullpen for most of the afternoon, as NU relievers Jake Meyers, Jeff Chesnut and Colton Howell combined for 6.1 shutout inning of relief until the Buckeyes struck in the top of the 10th.
One-out singles by Ronnie Dawson and Nick Sergakis set the stage for Gretz, who lined Howell’s 1-0 pitch to left, plating Dawson from second with the go-ahead run. OSU, which picked up its second-straight extra-inning win, tacked on two more runs later in the frame on Jake Placzek’s two-out throwing error, the Huskers only error in 29 innings on the weekend.
Nebraska (29-13, 6-6 B1G) got the leadoff runner on in the bottom of the 10th after a Tanner Lubach single, but could not sustain the threat, as Ben Miller grounded into a double play before Aaron Darby’s ground out ended the contest. [Read more…]