Kansas City is 0-6 on a seven-game trip, its longest skid since losing eight consecutive games last June.
Missouri State beat the Tigers 5-1 for its seventh straight win.
The Bears held their annual Orange Game to honor leukemia survivor Allie Alvstad.
Now, nearly five years to the day, Ruder will end his collegiate career wearing a different uniform after signing with Oral Roberts as a graduate transfer on Tuesday afternoon.
Every other week Ozarks Sports Zone will rank the area’s baseball teams based on dominance by class, essentially their pound-for-pound ranking in their respective class.