Category Archives: Big West

LBSU Falls Again, at Fresno State 7-6

CSULB Media Release

LONG BEACH– Reliever David Roberts (2-1) gave up three runs to Fresno State (16-13) in the seventh inning as No. 9-ranked Long Beach State (17-9) dropped their sixth-straight and remained winless on their season-long 10-game road trip, losing 7-6.

Steve Tinoco’s two-run, one-out home run brought LBSU to within one in the ninth, but Brandon Burke notched the save with two groundouts to end the team’s five-game road trip through Northern California. Continue reading

CSF’s Jorgenson, Komatsu, Sweep Big West Weekly Awards

CSF Media Release

Irvine, Calif. – Monday morning, the Big West Conference office announced that Cal State Fullerton’s Adam Jorgenson and Erik Komatsu swept this week’s Easton Big West Pitcher/Player of the Week Awards with their performances last week against then-No. 14 San Diego and UC Riverside.

Jorgenson, who picks up the weekly conference honor for the second straight week, turned in one of the more dominant pitching performances Titan history out of the bullpen Friday night (Mar. 28), earning the win in the Big West Conference opener at Goodwin Field. The 16-inning game tied the longest game in innings ever played by the Titans. Continue reading

Late-Inning Rally For UCR Evens Series

CSF Media Release

Fullerton, Calif. – Carl Uhl’s 12th-inning RBI-groundout broke a 4-4 tie and lifted UC Riverside (7-13, 1-1) to a 6-4 Big West Conference baseball victory over Cal State Fullerton (14-9, 1-1) Saturday night in the teams’ second consecutive extra-inning affair at Goodwin Field.

Ryan Platt (1-1) hurled six innings of two-hit ball in relief of starter Matt Larkins to pick up his first win of the year. The right-hander struck out six and worked out of jams in the 9th and 11th with the Titans threatening. Continue reading

Cal seals Series Victory over LBSU

dannyespinosalbsu.jpeg(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

#3 UC Irvine Falls To Cal Poly

UC Irvine Media Release

benorlaffuci.jpeg(San Luis Obispo, CA). Cal Poly pitcher DJ Mauldin held UC Irvine scoreless through 4.2 innings in relief to lift the

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

Komatsu’s Triples Key Dramatic CSF Win

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

Ross Outduels Liebel in Opener – Long Beach St. v. Cal

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