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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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Bloxom’s Walk-Off Lifts Cats Past No. 11 Irvine


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MANHATTAN, Kan. – Justin Bloxom pounded a full-count, two-out pitch over the left centerfield wall for a two-run walk-off home run as Kansas State defeated 11th-ranked UC Irvine, 9-7, Wednesday night at Tointon Family Stadium. With the victory, the Wildcats improved to 19-21 on the season, while the Anteaters dropped to 25-10.
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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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Big West Recap for 4/20

UC Riverside 7 @ #5 UCI 5

#18 CSF 2 @ Pacific 1

#24 LBSU 4 @ Cal St. Northridge 1

Cal Poly 4 @ UC Davis 2

USC 0 @ UCSB 6

No. 5 UC Irvine Upset by UC Riverside
IRVINE, Calif. — The fifth-ranked Anteaters were upset by UC Riverside, losing 7-5 in the series finale Sunday at Anteater Ballpark. The loss dropped UCI to 6-6 in the Big West (24-9 overall) while the Highlanders improved to 11-23 (5-4 Big West) overall. It was the Anteaters’ first series loss to an unranked opponent this season and the first time UCI has lost two straight games. Continue reading Big West Recap for 4/20