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2012 Big 12 Baseball Tournament: Missouri Shuts Out Texas, 5-0

The Missouri Tigers will be leaving for the SEC next season and in their final Big 12 tournament, they got a huge opening game win over the third seeded Texas Longhorns, defeating them by a final score of 5-0 at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark in Oklahoma City.

MIssouri's Eric Garcia put the first run on the board in the top of the third inning with a Connor Mach RBI double that brought in Blake Brown. Then the Tigers broke the game wide open in the top of the fourth inning by scoring four runs. Garcia hit an RBI that scored Andreas Plackis and then Everett Brown hit a double that scored Garcia and Dillon Everett. Missouri's final run came on a wild pitch that allowed the aforementioned Brown to score.

Be sure to keep checking out SB Nation Houston's Big 12 Tournament StoryStream throughout the week for the latest news on the tournament.

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