The Bears managed just four hits on the night with two coming on bunt base hits. The Razorbacks’ pitching staff issued just one walk all night while striking out 11. The game lasted just 2 hours and 9 minutes.
Rhoads (3-0) earned the win for the Hogs in his first start of the season. He allowed just two hits over three innings of work with three strikeouts and no walk. Dallas Keuchel then came on to throw two innings, allowing just one hit with two strikeouts.
It was the second shutout of the season for
The Razorbacks improve to 26-10 on the season while the Bears fall to 19-14.
The Hogs retired 14 straight
McLelland fanned four of the six batters he faced while Hill notched two strikeouts in seven batters. Hill earned his second save of the year.
Tim Smalling led the way at the plate for the Razorbacks with two of their four hits. Casey Coon supplied the only RBI hit of the with a two-out single to left scoring Jeff Nutt in the sixth inning. Jake Dugger drove in his 17th run of the season to get the scoring started in the third inning with a ground ball to second base.
Tim Clubb (4-1) suffered the loss in a quality outing, allowing just the two runs on the four hits with a walk and three strikeouts.