April 21, 2010
Kansas 1, Missouri 0
April 21, 2010 – Kansas City, Mo.
Kansas’ win over Missouri…
…makes the Jayhawks 24-14-1, marking the first time KU is as many as 10 games over .500 this season.
…improves the Jayhawks to 3-0 against Missouri at Kauffman Stadium.
…makes the all-time series record 195-125-2 in favor of Missouri.
…improves the Jayhawks record at neutral sites to 5-1 this season.
…improves Ritch Price’s record at Kansas to 265-207-2 and to 482-425-3 overall in Division I.
…improves the Jayhawks record to 6-5 overall in major league ballparks.
…extends the Jayhawks winning streak to four games.
–With its defeat of Missouri, Kansas recorded its first 1-0 victory since defeating Oklahoma on March 27, 1983.
–The Jayhawks have collected an 11-4 record in contests played on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
–KU improves to 21-1-1 when it leads the game after six innings this season.
–Kansas recorded a shutout for the first time since defeating Baker 16-0 on March 24, 2010. Wednesday’s game marks the first Division I opponent KU has shut out this season.
–The Jayhawks have played Missouri three times at Kauffman Stadium and recorded shutouts in two of the games. KU also blanked the Tigers in 2008 3-0.
–Neither team drew a walk in the game, marking the second time in five games KU has failed to draw a base on balls.
–Senior second baseman Robby Price went hitless in a game for the first time since March 17, snapping a 22-game hitting streak, which is the third-longest in KU history.
–Sophomore catcher James Stanfield collected his first RBI since March 26,with a run-scoring single in the second inning.
–Freshman Thomas Taylor tied a career-high with eight strikeouts.
–Taylor, in his last four outings, has pitched 14 innings, allowing no runs on seven hits with no walks and 19 strikeouts.
–The freshman threw first-pitch strikes to 11 of the 20 men he faced. He also retired the lead-off hitter in five of the six innings he started.
–Senior relief pitcher Travis Blankenship recorded his first career save in Wednesday’s game.