(Stanford, CA) – On a chilly Friday night at Sunken Diamond, Arizona State head coach Pat Murphy worked the Abbot and Costello “Who’s on First” routine for a 6 to 4 victory. After ten innings of play, the only Sun Devil’s who finished the game in the same spot that they started were middle infielders Raoul Torrez at second base and Marcel Champagnie at short. Junior Ike Davis was the star of the show, hitting an early home run and picking up the win for ASU at the end. Davis started the game at first base, climbed the hill and got the final out of the seventh, pitched a 1-2-3 eighth, went back to first base for the first two outs of the ninth, climbed back up the hill and retired the final batter of the ninth, and pitched another 1-2-3 tenth as well. At the end of the night Ike had gone 2 for 3 at plate with the home run, scored three times and walked three times while from the mound he pitched 2.2 innings, struck out four and did not allow a batter to reach base. Continue reading
@ Washington (Safeco Field) 1 – Arizona 0
@ Cal 5 – Oregon State 2
USC 6 – @ UCLA 1
UC Davis 12 – @ Washington State 5
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PULLMAN, Wash. – Sophomore designated hitter Kyle Mihaylo had a career game that included four extra-base hits and a game-high five RBI’s, and UC Davis used a five-run first inning to defeat Washington State, 12-5, in a nonconference baseball game at Bailey-Brayton Field Friday night.
UC Davis has won 13 of its last 14 games and five straight to improve its record to 19-8 overall. The Cougars, who were ranked nationally two weeks ago, have lost their last four games and are now 16-11. It marked the Aggies’ second straight win over Washington State and third in four meetings dating back to last season.
Perfect Game has put out their top Recruiting Classes for the 2009 season with Arizona State University ranked in the Top spot. The top recruit for the Sun Devils is Eric Hosmer as he is one of eleven players ranked in the Top 200 in the country to sign with Pat Murphy’s squad. The Georgia Bulldogs are listed in the runner’s up spot as they have signed 20 players with Michael Palazzone as the top recruit in the class. North Carolina comes in with another strong class after their second consecutive CWS championship series appearance. Continue reading
(Tempe, AZ) – Petey Paramore returned to the lineup for Arizona State on Wednesday night and answered all the questions regarding his health status by falling a triple short of hitting for the cycle. Starting as the designated hitter and batting in the third spot, Paramore hit his second home run of the year in the bottom of the first, that quickly staked the Devils to a two run lead. Leading off the inning sophomore Jason Kipnis singled through the right side, and stole second and third base off Wofford College starter Jordan Mickleberry before Petey came to bat.
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BERKELEY, CALIF. – Sophomore right fielder/pitcher Blake Smith hit a clutch grand slam in the sixth inning and junior closer Matt Gorgen notched his fifth save of the season as the No. 7-ranked California baseball team edged Fresno State, 5-4, Wednesday at Evans Diamond. The Golden Bears improved to 19-6-1 overall and the Bulldogs dropped to 16-14. Continue reading
USD Media Release
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The 14th-ranked University of San Diego baseball team (19-11) had the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth inning, trailing the University of Southern California (13-14) 3-2, but were unable to push across a run to allow the Trojans to come away with a 3-2 non-conference victory Wednesday afternoon at Cunningham Stadium. Continue reading
@ San Francisco 5 – Cal 1
Hawaii 5 – @ Stanford 2
@ USC 7 – UC Riverside 5
@ UCLA 6 – San Diego State 2
@ Washington 17 – Portland 6
@ Oregon State 5 – Portand 4
@ Stanford 9 – Long Beach State 3
@ Santa Clara 7 – Washington State
(Tempe, AZ) – Visiting Wofford College, the 2007 Southern Conference Champions, quickly discovered why Arizona State University is the consensus number one ranked team in the nation as the Sun Devils quickly built a 6 to 0 lead by the end of the second inning.
Terriers starter John Cornley began the game by throwing eight straight balls and therefore walked Devils leadoff hitter Jason Kipnis and two hole batter Ike Davis. However Cornley managed to find the zone against Brett Wallace and got him to strike out before clean up hitter Kiel Roling doubled down the left field line, scoring Kipnis. Continue reading