• Box Score: SIU 4, Creighton 0
• Box Score: SIU 7, Creighton 6
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CARBONDALE, Ill. — The Creighton baseball team dropped both games of a doubleheader at Southern Illinois on Saturday, falling 4-0 in game one and 7-6 in the nightcap.
In game one, Ty Blach threw 7-1/3 innings, tying a season high with nine strikeouts while allowing three earned runs. Brian Bajer's solo home run in the seventh inning gave the Salukis a 3-0 lead.
In the nightcap, Creighton (15-19, 2-9 Missouri Valley Conference) took a 3-2 lead in the third inning on its first runs of the weekend. Chance Ross had an RBI double to left center, then Anthony Bemboom hit an RBI single.
Creighton led 5-2 in the fifth, but SIU tied it at 5-5 and later scored the game-winning run on a walk-off hit by Jake Welch.
The teams will play the final game of the series Sunday at 1 p.m.