SURPRISE, Ariz. — Arkansas struck first, scoring a run in the top of the first. Matt Vinson led off the game with a triple to the right-center field alley. With one out, Spoon hit a sacrifice fly to right to score Vinson with the game’s first run.
Pacific answered back with a run in the bottom of the first. Brett Sullivan doubled to start the inning. A sacrifice bunt from Wagner advanced Sullivan to third and he scored on a RBI groundout to second by Torchio.
The Razorbacks regained the lead in the top of the sixth. Spoon and Michael Gunn started the inning with back-to-back singles. A wild pitch moved each runner up a base and a sacrifice fly from Anderson scored Spoon from third base to put Arkansas in front 2-1.
Arkansas added another run in the top of the ninth. Eric Fisher was hit by a pitch to lead off the inning and advanced to second on a wild pitch. A ground out to second by Wise moved Fisher to third and he came home to score on a sacrifice fly to right by McAfee to put the Razorbacks in front 3-1.
The Razorbacks open a nine-game homestand next weekend with a four-game series vs. San Diego State. Game times against the Aztecs are set for 6:05 p.m. on Thursday, 3:05 p.m. on Friday, 11:35 a.m. on Saturday and 12:05 p.m. on Sunday.