Preview: Houston vs. PVAMU, Wednesday (W 8-0)

King of expecting that John King gets some work in for this one and may even start since he didn’t get to pitch Sunday. Not sure since this is a Wednesday game instead of a Tuesday.


Prairie View A&M will play a double header Tuesday in Arlington.
Panthers enter the week with a 1-12 overall record and have lost the last 12 games
Only win came against Illinois-Chicago in the 2017 opener
PVAMU is hitting .197 as a team, led by Corbin Jamison’s .375 average, 18 hits and six RBI.
The pitching staff owns a 9.17 ERA and has 78 strikeouts and 64 walks.

Houston and PVAMU will meet for the 12th time in program history
The Cougars own a perfect 11-0 record vs. the Panthers
Last Meeting: May 4, 2016 | Houston won 8-0

Dang! This should be a blood bath tonight.

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Hopefully. Maybe we can get some of the non regulars in for some playing time.

Huge series at Baylor this weekend.

Cumbie gets the nod tonight; hopefully we can stretch him out a bit. Julks also starting at 2B as Hollis gets the night off.

Wong C
Padgett CF
Davis 1B
Scheiner SS
Julks 2B
Lockhart RF
Triolo 3B
Bielamowicz DH
Etzel LF

Cumbie P

Top 1st
Ground out to SS and 2 Ks get Cumbie through the 1st

M1…No Score

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Bottom 1st
Padgett gets on due to an error on the 3B, steals 2nd and comes home on a Scheiner single up the middle…Coogs lead 1-0

T2…UH leads 1-0

Top 2nd
Nice diving catch by Padgett in CF, follows K #3. A comebacker to the pitcher ends the inning.

M2…UH leads 1-0

Bottom 2nd
Lockhart/Triolo walk and then Bielamowicz singles to short to load the bases
Etzel flies out to center
Wong pops up to 2nd, infield fly called.
Padgett skies one to Left, but the LF didn’t have a clue on what to do - Lockhart, Triolo,& Bielamowicz score - ruled as a double as Padgett makes it to 2nd…Coogs lead 4-0
Davis grounds to short, but the ball is thrown over the 1B head, Padgett scores…Coogs lead 5-0
Scheiner drives one off the RC wall for a double, Davis scores…Coogs lead 6-0
Julks singles up the middle, Scheiner scores…Coogs lead 7-0
Lockhart flies out to center to end the inning

T3…UH leads 7-0

Pinch hitter for the shortstop to leadoff the inning for PVA&M
4th and 5th K for Cumbie and then a nice ranging play by Julks into shallow center for the third out

M3…UH leads 7-0

Bottom 3rd
Etzel hit by a pitch with 2 outs, Wong singles, but nothing else doing.

T4…UH leads 7-0

Top 4th
K#6, Lineout to Lockhart in right, Groundout to short

M4…UH Leads 7-0

Bottom 4th
Nothing doing for the Coogs in the inning

T5…UH leads 7-0

Top 5th
Single to center ends the no-hitter/perfect game
Flyout to center, groundout to 2B and K#7 end the inning

M5…UH leads 7-0

Bottom 5th
Lockhart gets on after the 1st baseman drops the ball on a throw from the shortstop, Etzel then walks with 2 outs, but nothing else happening.

T6…UH leads 7-0

Top 6th
Single to center and another single to right, but Lockhart guns the runner down at 3rd. 2 K’s get Cumbie out of any further trouble. Now up to 9 Ks for the game which ties his career high.

M6…UH leads 7-0

Botto 6th
Padgett Singles, Davis singles, and Scheiner doubles to score Padgett, Davis to 3rd…Coogs lead 8-0
Julks K’s
Champion pinch hits for Lockhart and is hit on the first pitch to load the bases
Triolo grounds into a double play to end the inning

T7…UH leads 8-0

Top 7th
Freddie Villarreal makes his first college appearance in relief of Cumbie
Champion to RF
Ground out to second, single to right, ground out to short, and a comebacker that Villarreal goes high for to grab and throw him out at first. Villarreal’s got some athleticism.

M7…UH leads 8-0

Cumbie goes 6IP 3H 0R 0ER 0BB 9K
Threw 75 pitches tonight. Solid, solid outing

Bottom 7th
Fuentes pinch hits for Bielamowicz and Ks
Grimsley pinch hits for Etzel and walks
Slaughter pinch hits for Wong and Ks
Grimsley steals 2nd
Padgett Ks to end the inning

T8…UH leads 8-0

Top 8th
Slaughter to C, Monacy to 1B, Grimsley to CF, Padgett to LF
Single to Villarreal after he slipped trying to pick up the ball, and then a walk. Groundout to 3rd, groundout to the P and a groundout to short end the inning.

M8…UH leads 8-0