(Berkeley, CA) The #11 Cal Golden Bears (17-5-1) added another W as they gave the #4 Long Beach State Dirtbags (17-6) their first series loss of the season by a final score of 10-6. The Golden Bears took advantage of their home field advantage and abused the Dirtbags’ pitcher Vance Worley (3-1). Worley allowed a solo home run to Dylan Tonneson in the sixth, as Cal continued to bring the heat with another two runs in the seventh. Worley gave up nine runs (six earned) on 12 hits over six plus innings. Continue reading
UC Irvine Media Release
The Mustangs, who had two round-trippers yesterday, received solo shots from Pat Pezet in the first and Luke Yoder in the third to take an early 2-1 lead.
The Anteaters, who got on the board on Jeff Cusick’s RBI single in the third, tied the game with a bases-loaded walk in the fifth. However, Cal Poly responded with two runs in the sixth on a run-scoring double off the bat of Brent Morel and a UCI error. Continue reading
Cal State Fullerton Media Release
Fullerton, Calif. – Erik Komatsu’s two-out, two-run triple tied the game in the bottom of the ninth and his one-out triple in the 16th inning set up a sacrifice fly by Chris Jones that gave Cal State Fullerton a dramatic 7-6 victory Friday night over UC Riverside in the teams’ Big West Conference opener.
Fullerton won its fifth game in a row to improve to 14-8 overall while the Highlanders fell to 6-13 after the longest game by innings in the 17-year history of Goodwin Field. Continue reading
Long Beach State Media Release
LONG BEACH– Tyson Ross (4-0) out dueled Andrew Liebel (2-1) as No. 11-ranked California (16-5-1) won the opener of the three-game series with No. 4-ranked Long Beach State (17-5), 6-1. It was the first time an opponent has won an opening game of a three-game series against the Dirtbags this season.
Ross gave up five hits and struck out six over eight shutout innings. Ross produced 14 groundballs, including two double plays that ended LBSU threats in the middle innings. Ross began the game with three perfect innings and retired another seven in a row. Continue reading
From UC Irvine Media Release
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. — UCI’s Brock Bardeen drove in the eventual game-winning run as the third-ranked Anteaters defeated Cal Poly, 12-4, in the Big West Conference opener Friday at Baggett Stadium. The win lifted UC Irvine to 18-2 overall and 1-0 in the Big West while Cal Poly fell to 8-13 (0-1 overall).
Bardeen was 1 for 3 with three RBI while Tyler Hoechlin also drove in three with a bases-loaded triple in the ninth. First baseman Jeff Cusick was 3 for 5 while Ryan Fisher was 2 for 4 with three runs scored. Casey Stevenson made his debut as an Anteater, going 2 for 4 with an RBI and two runs scored. Continue reading
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCES
Canisius 21 Delaware State 12
Entering the week having scored 29 runs in its previous six games, the Canisius College baseball team has scored 33 runs in the last two games as the Golden Griffins defeated Delaware State 21-12 at Soldier Field in Dover, Del. on Tuesday. Canisius has now won four straight and 10 of its last 11. Continue reading
Oklahoma 6 USF 1
TAMPA, Fla. — Sophomore Chase Anderson struck out six batters and junior Trey Sperring had three RBIs in Oklahoma’s 6-1 victory on Tuesday over South Florida at Red McEwen field. The win improved the Sooners’ overall record to 16-5 while the Bulls fell to 10-7.
In his fourth start of the year, Anderson delivered his best outing as a Sooner, striking out a season-high six batters. Anderson (2-1), who struggled in his last start allowing four runs in 1 1/3 innings against Washington State, limited the Bulls’ offense on Tuesday to one run off five hits and two walks. Continue reading
The College Baseball Blog and StatStud.com have teamed up this season to bring a weekly award for the top players in the last week. We will select one pitcher and hitter every week throughout the regular season. Scott Gorgen of UC-Irvine picked up our Pitcher of the Week award while Ryan Meade of Ohio State picked up our Player of the Week award for the week ending on March 17th. Continue reading
FROM PRESS RELEASE
San Diego 6 Fullerton 2
FULLERTON, Calif. – The 21st-ranked University of San Diego baseball team scored four unanswered runs in picking up a 6-2 win over No. 16 Cal State Fullerton Tuesday evening in a non-conference game at Goodwin Field.
With the win, the Toreros improve to 8-7 overall and improve to 6-1 against ranked opponents this season. With the loss, the Titans fall to 8-5, suffered their first home loss of the season and saw their five-game winning streak come to an end. Continue reading
FROM PRESS RELEASES
JMU 8 Georgia State 3
PANTHERSVILLE, Ga., March 9, 2008 – James Madison University took command with a six-run fourth inning and sophomore Kyle Hoffman (Reading, Pa./Twin Valley) pitched eight innings in an 8-3 victory to complete a Colonial Athletic Association sweep of Georgia State University on Sunday afternoon at The Field at Panthersville. Continue reading