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SoCal Roundup: Weekend Scoreless Streak

Pepperdine’s pitching staff has amassed a nice little scoreless innings streak. Find out how long it has lasted.

A lot of close matchups in the Big West as Long Beach State at Cal State Northridge and Hawai’i at UC Santa Barbara both had late comebacks while Cal State Fullerton/Wichita State came down to the ninth inning.

All of that plus more in a roundup of all of Saturday’s Southern California college baseball action with photo galleries from Cal State Northridge/Long Beach State and UC Irvine/UC Riverside:

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SoCal Roundup: Doing It Both Ways

It is rare that a two-way player can dominate both on the mound and with the bat, but on Sunday, a pair of lefty SoCal studs did just that. Louie Lechich and Aaron Brown lifted their teams to shutout wins to cap off impressive weekends for a pair of West Coast Conference contenders.

At Dedeaux Field, crosstown rivals USC and UCLA squared off in front of a packed house for a dramatic back-and-forth contest that included a blown save from All-American David Berg, but who came out on top?

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Eddie Orozco's complete game wasn't enough for Riverside.

Eddie Orozco, Doug Smith Discuss Riverside’s 2-0 Loss to Irvine

Eddie Orozco's complete game wasn't enough for Riverside.IRVINE, Calif. — You would think UC Riverside ace starting pitcher Eddie Orozco would get frustrated that he rarely gets any run support from his offense. If so, he doesn’t let it be known.

Despite throwing his third complete game of the season, allowing two runs in eight innings, Orozco took his fifth loss of the season Saturday afternoon as UC Riverside (12-22, 4-7) lost 2-0 to UC Irvine (22-17, 7-7) at Anteater Ballpark.

But after the game, Orozco didn’t show any anger or frustration.

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