Hinojos got the first of his two round trippers in a seven-run second inning for the Demons (2-5) as NSU led 7-0 before Texas A&M (7-1) got on the board in the bottom of the inning. He increased the margin to 10-1 with a two out homer in the top of the fourth and NSU held that lead until the bottom of the sixth when starting pitcher Jacob Roark was lifted for the bullpen.
That's when it all started to unravel for the Demons.
Things got ignited for the Aggies on a one out fielding error by Hinojos at third base. That was followed by a single and a hit-by-pitch to load the bases. A run scoring walk and a RBI single closed the gap to 10-3 when Demon head coach J.P. Davis relieved A.J. Funk for Zach Winchester.
A two-run single cut the lead to 10-5 and Winchester was lifted for Jamie Bittle who hit his first batter and gave up a sacrifice fly that scored another run and cut the Demon lead to 10-6 and Mason Melotakis was called out of the bullpen to try to stop the bleeding.
Instead, the wound opened even wider as Melo gave up a RBI walk and a two-run single before getting out of the inning with the Demons still leading 10-9.
NSU's offense managed just one hit after the sixth inning while Texas A&M scored four more runs in the bottom of the seventh and another in the eighth to pull away for the win.
Melotakis (0-1) took the loss after he allowed four run on six hits in 1.1 innings of work. He also walked one and struck out two.
Roark did a nice job to start things off and allowed just one run on six hits with two strikeouts and no walks in five innings, but he was over 80 pitches and feeling fatigued.
Kyle Martin, the Aggies' fourth pitcher in the game, got the win after he threw just one inning and ran his record to 1-1 on the season.
Hinojos finished the game 2-for-5 at the plate with a career-best six RBI to go along with two runs scored. Left fielder Will Watson was the only other player to put up multiple hits as he finished 2-for-4.
The Aggies had three multi-hit batters led by left fielder Brandon Wood's 4-for-5 game with four RBI and two runs scored. Third baseman Matt Juengel added a 3-for-4 game with two RBI and a run scored while shortstop Mikey Reynolds finished 2-for-6 with two RBI and a run scored and second baseman Blake Allemand 3-for-4 with a RBI and a run scored.
The two teams will play the final game of the series on Wednesday beginning at 3:05 with the Demons expected to start sophomore lefty Andrew Adams on the mound.