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Red Raiders clinch series win over Oral Roberts

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Tyler Neslony's grand slam in the bottom of the sixth inning lifted Texas Tech to a 7-2 series-clinching win over Oral Roberts.

The Red Raider faithful showed out today as 3,347 fans were in attendance at Rip Griffin Park.

Tech improves to 5-1 overall with the win behind the clutch hitting of Neslony. He was 2-for-3 with four RBI and a run scored.

With the win, the Red Raiders improved to 5-1 overall while Oral Roberts falls to 1-4. Neslony's bat was huge for the Red Raiders for the second consecutive day as he finished 2-for-3 with four RBI and a run scored.

Neslony becomes the first Red Raider since Roger Kieschnick (2008) to have two Grand Slams in a singe season. Keep in mind, we are only six games into the 2014 season.

Tech would add another run in the sixth and a solo home run in the top of the seventh before Tech reliever Ryan Moseley sealed the victory by shutting out Oral Roberts in the eighth and ninth.

Starting pitcher Matt Withrow pitched five innings for the Red Raiders, allowing one run and tallying six strike outs in a no-decision.

Right hander Corey Taylor earned the win in relief for Tech.

The Red Raiders will wrap up their series with Oral Roberts on Sunday at 1 p.m.

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