UC RIVERSIDE vs. COLUMBIA
UCR 14 – Columbia 5
UCR 6 – Columbia 4
UCR 15 – Columbia 5
The UC Riverside Baseball Team completed the three-game sweep of the Columbia Lions with a 15-5 win at the Riverside Sports Complex Sunday afternoon. Carl Uhl drove in five runs on the day and Tony Nix extended his hitting streak to 15 games with a fourth-inning double. The win is the fifth straight for the Highlanders (14-3) and 11th in the past 12 games.
CAL POLY SLO vs. SACRAMENTO STATE
Cal Poly 9- Sac 2
Cal Poly 11- Sac 5
Cal Poly 6- Sac 2
SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. – Sophomore southpaw Matt Leonard pitched six strong innings and junior left fielder Luke Yoder drove in the go-ahead run with a sixth-inning single as Cal Poly completed a three-game series sweep against Sacramento State with a 6-2 victory in a non-conference baseball game Sunday afternoon before 1,427 in Baggett Stadium.
Coach Larry Lee’s Mustangs extended their winning streak to six games and improved to 6-1 on the year, their best start since going 7-1 to open the 2001 campaign. Sacramento State fell to 1-5.
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Arizona State 2 Missouri 1
TEMPE, Ariz. – - No. 15 Mizzou attempted a late rally against Arizona State Thursday night in Tempe, Ariz., but fell short, as the eighth-ranked Sun Devils defeated the Tigers 2-1 on day one of the DeMarini Invitational. The loss extends Missouri’s losing streak to five.
Trailing 2-0 in the ninth inning, MU scored once and had the trying run at third base when the final out was recorded. Junior Greg Folgia and senior Ryan Lollis delivered back-to-back one-out singles. And Folgia scored on a sacrifice fly by junior Aaron Senne. Lollis advanced to third on the sacrifice fly, but was stranded at third. Continue reading
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LONG BEACH STATE vs. USC
Game #1: USC 5 – LBSU 3
Game #2: USC 4 – LBSU 0
Game #3: LBSU 5 – USC 4
LOS ANGELES – Derek Legg scored the eventual game-winning run in the top of the ninth Sunday while Charlie Ruiz threw 1 2/3 perfect innings in relief as the Long Beach State 49ers beat the USC Trojans, 5-4, at Dedeaux Field. The 49ers recorded 13 hits in the game after a combined seven hits in the first two games of the series. Continue reading
Texas A&M 8 Wright State 5
Sophomores Caleb Shofner and Brooks Raley had four hits each on Sunday afternoon as No. 1 Texas A&M rallied for an 8-5 win over Wright State and a series sweep before 3,207 fans at Olsen Field.
(#1) Texas A&M 7, Wright State 6
Kevin Gonzalez’s walk-off two-out RBI single capped a late rally and lifted No. 1 Texas A&M to a 7-6 win Saturday afternoon over Wright State in the first game of a doubleheader at Olsen Field.
FROM CBB NEWS SOURCE
Stockton, Calif. – In 2009, Pacific welcomes back 20 returning letterwinners as Head Coach Ed Sprague enters his sixth season with a new coaching staff. During the summer of 2008, Sprague brought aboard Don Barbara, Mike McCormick and Chris McCormack after the three worked together at Sacramento State. Barbara is especially familiar with the Big West Conference, as he spent seven years as an assistant coach at Long Beach State (1997-99, 2001-04). For the second straight season, Sprague has Wes Yourth as his director of baseball operations. Rounding out his staff, Sprague will be joined by Noah St. Urbain as an undergraduate assistant coach, after Noah spent three of his four collegiate years with the Tigers (2005, 2007, 2008). Continue reading
Cal State Fullerton was tabbed to win back-to-back conference titles by the Big West head coaches. (photo by Matt Brown)
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Receiving 78 points and seven first-place votes, Cal State Fullerton was tabbed as the favorite to win the 2009 Big West Conference crown, according to the Big West Conference preseason poll conducted by the league’s nine head coaches. The Titans have claimed at least a share of seven of the last 10 league titles and a conference-best 14 overall. UC Irvine was selected to finish second with 67 points and UC Santa Barbara was picked third after receiving 65 points and one first-place nod.
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Larry Holscher (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)
Stockton, Calif. – In the final game of the 2008 Orange and Black World Series, the Orange Tigers gave themselves a tally in the win column with an 8-4 victory over their Black Tiger counterparts on Nov. 21.
Senior Larry Holscher (McArthur, Calif.) gave Orange a quality five-inning start, when he surrendered eight hits, while fanning four batters and offering two walks. Continue reading
Mike McKeever (Courtesy of Pacific Media Relations)
Stockton, Calif. – In the second-consecutive day of Pacific Baseball’s Orange and Black World Series, the Black Tigers secured the series after topping the Orange Tigers 10-4 on Nov. 20.
The 2008 Orange and Black World Series consists of three games from Nov. 19-21, to mark the end of fall play in 2008.
Junior Jamie Niley (Elk Grove, Calif.) took the mound for the Black team, and helped keep Orange down early on.