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2012 MVC Baseball Tournament: Creighton Wins Championship 8-6 Over Southern Illinois

Creighton wins its second straight Missouri Valley Conference Tournament with an 8-6 win over Southern Illinois. The Blue Jays ran through the tournament with an undefeated 4-0 record and became the lowest seed to ever win the tournament.

Chance Ross and Mike Gerber finished with three hits each for Creighton. Jake Peter and Anthony Bemboom each drove in two runs. Jordan Silvertsen and Brian Bajer drove in two runs each for Southern Illinois.

Mark Winkelman earns the win with a perfect inning of relief. Kurt Spomer earns his third save of the season by getting the final three outs of the game. Tyler Dray takes the loss allowing one hit and two runs in just a 1/3 of an inning. Neither starting pitcher Ty Blach or cody forsythe figured in the decision. Forsythe allowed four runs in four innings and Blach gave up four runs in three innings of work.

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