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Hogs reemerge in baseball poll at 24

Posted: April 22, 2014 at 4:14 a.m.

Arkansas shortstop Michael Bernal leaps to make an out on a hard hit line drive in the fifth inning of a game Sunday, April 20, 2014 against Vanderbilt at Baum Stadium in Fayetteville.

It took seven weeks, but the Arkansas Razorbacks are back in the Baseball America poll.

Tuesday's Ticket

NORTHWESTERN (LA.) STATE AT ARKANSAS

WHEN 6:35 p.m.

WHERE Baum Stadium

RECORDS Arkansas 25-16, 9-9 SEC. Northwestern State 22-17, 10-8 Southland Conference.

PITCHING MATCHUP Northwestern State: Brandon Smith (RHP 0-1, 3.96 ERA). Arkansas: Colin Poche (LHP 3-0, 1.71 ERA).

SHORT HOPS Arkansas Coach Dave Van Horn got his first NCAA Division I head coaching job at Northwestern State and led the Demons to a 106-65 record from 1995-1997 … Demons assistant coach Chris Curry is a Conway native and former Arkansas assistant … the Razorbacks’ relievers have not allowed a run over the last 15 2/3 innings of work, including 13 2/3 innings last week against Stephen F. Austin and Vanderbilt. … with three double plays in three games against Vanderbilt, the Razorbacks have turned 40 this season to rank second in the SEC .. Arkansas is 20-7 at Baum Stadium.

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