TEMPE, Ariz. – The No. 4 Arizona State University baseball team scored a season-high 23 runs on Sunday, as the Sun Devils defeated Arizona 23-7 to complete a three-game sweep of the Wildcats. A third consecutive sellout crowd of 4,371 fans at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark saw the Sun Devils improve to 17-3 overall, 3-0 in the Pac-10, on the season.
It was ASU’s first three-game sweep of Arizona since 2003, and the 23 runs were the most by a Sun Devil team since March 17, 2007, when they beat Maine 23-2.
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – One day after being held to five hits in a 6-2 victory, No. 16 Cal Poly exploded for 16 hits en route to a 15-3 triumph over Cal State Bakersfield in the second game of a four-game non-conference baseball series Saturday afternoon before 1,063 in Baggett Stadium.
The Mustangs’ fourth straight win improved their record to 13-4 while Cal State Bakersfield, fielding a baseball team for the first time this season, slipped to 4-12. The series shifts to Hardt Field in Bakersfield for games Sunday at 1 p.m. and Monday at 2 p.m.
Cal Baseball Defeats Stanford, 7-6, to Open Pac-10 Play
BERKELEY, Calif. – The University of California baseball team – behind home runs from Brett Jackson and Dylan Tonneson, and stellar relief pitching from Michael Bugary and Blake Smith – defeated Bay Area rival Stanford, 7-6, Saturday in the Pac-10 opener at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears improved their record to 11-7 (1-0), while the Cardinal dropped to 3-9 (0-1). Cal also got strong hitting efforts from sophomore shortstop Brian Guinn (2-for-4, two RBI) and senior third baseman Michael Brady (2-for-3, two doubles, RBI). [READ MORE]
TEMPE, Ariz. – For the second consecutive night, a strong starting pitching performance led the No. 4 Arizona State University baseball team to victory over Arizona, as Josh Spence earned the win in a 7-3 victory on Saturday. A second straight sellout crowd of 4,371 fans at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark saw the Sun Devils improve to 16-3 overall, 2-0 in the Pac-10, on the season Continue reading March 21 Pac-10 Recap→
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – Northwestern dropped a pair of games to New Mexico Saturday, falling in a 16-12 shootout in the opening contest before dropping the nightcap 10-6 at Isotopes Park. The Wildcats jumped out to an early four-run lead in the second contest but were unable to hold on.
CHICAGO- The University of Illinois Chicago baseball team scored a combined 33 runs and pounded out a combined 25 hits to sweep a doubleheader over Cleveland State at Les Miller Field on Saturday.
The Flames (6-12, 3-0 Horizon League) won the first game 15-5 before taking the nightcap by a final of 18-2. The twinbill sweep also gave UIC a sweep of the league-opening three-game series against the Vikings (3-13, 0-3 Horizon League).
MALIBU, Calif. – Chicago State baseball managed to split a doubleheader with No. 17 Pepperdine Saturday at Eddy D. Field Stadium in Malibu, Calif., winning the first game by a score of 6-4 before dropping an 11-1 decision in the second contest. The Cougars improved to 2-20 on the season, while the Waves brought their season record to 15-6. Continue reading Chicago State Cougars Split Doubleheader with Pepperdine→
TEMPE, Ariz.- Mike Leake struck out 15 in a complete game gem to lead the No. 4 Arizona State University baseball team to a 4-1 victory over Arizona on Friday in front of a sellout crowd of 4,371 at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark. The Sun Devils improve to 15-3 with the win in the Pac-10 Conference opener. Continue reading Mike Leake fans Career High 15 In 4-1 Arizona State Victory→
Mike Leake Fans Career-High 15 Batters As #4 Baseball Defeats Arizona 4-1
TEMPE, Ariz. – Mike Leake struck out 15 in a complete game gem to lead the No. 4 Arizona State University baseball team to a 4-1 victory over Arizona on Friday in front of a sellout crowd of 4,371 at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark. The Sun Devils improve to 15-3 with the win in the Pac-10 Conference opener Continue reading March 20 Pac-10 Recap→