KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, 6:29 p.m. | After spotting Missouri a huge early lead, Kansas rallied for a 10-9 victory Tuesday afternoon at Hoglund Ballpark in Lawrence.
The Tigers led 9-2 until the Jayhawks put up eight runs in the seventh inning to rally in the first meeting between the teams since 2012.
Anthony Tulimero's three-run home run was the big blast during KU's rally, but it was Tavian Josenberger's two-run single that put the Jayhawks in front. Josenberger is a freshman from Park Hill.
Jonah Ulane worked around a hit and a walk in the ninth to lock down the save.
KU and MU meet again Tuesday, May 18, at Taylor Stadium in Columbia.
ORIGINAL STORY | The Border War between Missouri and Kansas returns Tuesday afternoon on the baseball diamond in Lawrence.
The Tigers and Jayhawks — who have played 345 times in series history, dating back to 1901 — meet for the first time since 2012 at 3 p.m. at Hoglund Ballpark.
The game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
Mizzou boasts a 218-125-2 record against Kansas, but the teams haven’t met since the Tigers left the Big 12 for the SEC after the 2011-12 season.
MU is 8-15 overall and 1-5 in the SEC in 2021, while KU is 14-8 overall and 1-2 in Big 12 play.