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Big West Friday Night Recap


Eric Deragisch Clutch as No. 11 UC Irvine Defeats New Mexico 5-3
ALBUQUERQUE, NM. — Eric Deragisch drove in the game-tying and game-winning runs to lead No. 11 UC Irvine past New Mexico, 5-3, Friday at Isotope Park. The win lifted the Anteaters to 26-10 overall while the Lobos fell to 27-18 on the season.

Deragisch was 3 for 4 with two runs batted in while Francis Larson also drove in a pair of runs on 1 for 4 hitting. Ollie Linton paced the team, going 4 for 5 with three runs scored while Ben Orloff continued his hot hitting, batting 2 for 5 with an RBI and a run scored.

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CS Fullerton Split Midweek With ASU

Sitting in the stands watching both games unfold, I had to wonder…was the six plus hour travel time by bus,  playing out-of-state against a top 20 team in Cal State Fullerton, that has gotten the best of ASU over the past few seasons or just the fact that Arizona State needed to change their downward ways. Any which way you look at it, this midweek two game series was inspiring!

You need to look no further than 19 total runs for ASU and 18 for CSF in two games.
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Let’s play 10

Single brings home game winning run in the 10th(Fullerton, CA) – It required extra innings on Wednesday night at Goodwin Field, but this time it was Arizona State that pushed across a pair of runs in the final inning to defeat Cal State Fullerton 10 to 8, and earn a split in the two game mid-week series.  There was plenty of offense early, but as the temperature cooled on Wednesday night, so did the bats.  After ASU pushed across a single run in the top of the sixth to tie the game up, it was nothing but zeros until the top of the tenth.  After two fly balls to the outfield retired the first two Sun Devils, a walk and a pair of plunked batters loaded the bases up for sophomore Raoul Torrez.  Having struck out already four times earlier in the evening, Raoul didn’t wait and slapped the first pitch he saw through the middle, bringing home the winning as well as an insurance run.

 

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Pecina K’s 11 and USD Wins 13th Straight

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SAN DIEGO, Calif. - Junior left-hander Ricardo Pecina recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts and sophomore closer AJ Griffin ties the all-time career-saves record to help propel the ninth-ranked University of San Diego baseball team to a program-record 13th consecutive win over No. 25 Long Beach State, 4-2, Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference game at USD’s Cunningham Stadium.
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Disappointed again in Fullerton

Gary Brown(Fullerton, CA) – Cal State Fullerton continues to be a difficult place for Arizona State to play, and on a cool Tuesday night these two quality programs battled back and forth for over four exciting hours.  Yet at the end ASU couldn’t get the final out, and instead CSF short stop Christian Colon secured the victory with a single through the left side that brought home Gary Brown for the 10 to 9 victory in the bottom of the ninth.

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