Will TJ Sikkema and Missouri be in the postseason? (Aaron Fitt)


Golden Spikes Spotlight: Missouri’s TJ Sikkema

Golden Spikes Spotlight

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — For most pitchers, it would have been a major disruption. For Missouri lefthander TJ Sikkema, it was business as usual.

A two-hour weather delay cut short Sikkema’s start Saturday at Tennessee in the third inning — a setback for the Tigers at the time, but it came with a silver lining. Sikkema’s early exit meant he’d be available out of the bullpen in Sunday’s rubber game. And that offered the Tigers serious peace of mind heading into the finale.

“We set it up that if we could get late in the game and have the lead, he[…]