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DENVER, CO – Bakersfield has been selected as the favorite to win the 2014 Western Athletic Conference regular season baseball crown in a vote by the league’s 10 head coaches.
The Roadrunners received 80 points and eight first place votes after winning a share of last season’s WAC regular season title. The ‘Runners went 37-22 overall last season with an 18-9 mark in the WAC. CSUB went 2-1 at last year’s WAC Tournament.
Tempe, AZ – A cross valley rivalry was refreshed after a seven year hiatus on a damp, cool and blustery Tuesday night. Winds gusted to 35 mph as Grand Canyon and Arizona State took to the field, but by the end of the game great pitching had even calmed the weather and the flags finished the game limp in center field.
Brady Rodgers got the start for ASU going 5.0 strong innings giving up just two hits while striking out six but registering a no decision. Replaced by Josh Moody in the top of the sixth the score was still tied at nil until Antelope pinch hitter Colin Courtland singled in two runs with a drive into center field.