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State Fullerton 12, No. 5 UC Irvine 5
Around the Bases
Missouri's Crow extends scoreless
innings streak to 42.2
Haughian fans 15 for Washington; No. 3
Florida State fells No. 13 Virginia
Columbia, Mo., Aaron Crow (left) pitched his third complete-game
shutout and extended his scoreless-innings streak to 42.2 as No.
7 Missouri blanked Oklahoma State 3-0 Friday in front of 1,433
fans at Taylor Stadium in the opener of their Big 12 series.
Crow (7-0) did not allow a walk and struck out seven. The Tigers
(5-2, 22-6) scored in the first on Trevor Coleman’s RBI single.
Jacob Priday homered to lead off the sixth, giving Missouri a
2-0 advantage over the Cowboys (4-6, 18-9). Lee Fischer drew a
bases-loaded walk in the eighth to complete the scoring.
Washington 1, No. 18 Arizona 0
In Seattle, Wash., Nick Haughian tossed a
two-hitter with a career-high 15 strikeouts as Washington
blanked Arizona in Pac-10 play in front of 5,187 fans at Safeco
Field. The southpaw Haughian (3-2) opened the game for the
Huskies (2-2, 19-8) by striking out the side in the first two
innings, and had three mulit-strikeout innings after giving up
two leadoff hits. Andy Lentz had an RBI double in the seventh
for UW. Preston Guilmet took the loss for the Wildcats (2-5,
No. 3 Florida State 10, No. 13 Virginia 3
In Tallahassee, Fla., the powerful Florida State
offense got the better of Virginia's vaunted pitching staff in
the first game of their ACC series. Buster Posey was 3 for 4
with two RBI and clocked his ninth homer for the Seminoles
(12-1, 26-3). Tony Delmonico racked up four hits, an RBI and
scored three for FSU. Jacob Thompson, the ace of the Cavaliers
(8-5, 24-7), was the victim of the Florida State outburst,
taking his first loss since June of 2006. Florida State lefty
Matt Fairel had another strong outing on the mound. After giving
up a first inning two-run shot to Jeremy Farrell, Fairel calmed
down and shut out the Cavaliers the rest of the way to improve
No. 1 Arizona State 6, Stanford 4 (10)
In Palo Alto, Calif., Ike Davis went 2 for 3 with
a homer and two RBI and earned the victory on the mound as
Arizona State edged Stanford in the opener of their Pac-10
series at Sunken Diamond. Davis hit a two-run shot in the top of
the first to give the Sun Devils (4-0, 28-1) the early lead.
Sean Ratliff homered in the sixth for the Cardinal (2-2, 13-9)
to tie the game at 4-4. Davis scored on a sacrifice fly to cap a
two-run 10th for ASU. Davis (3-0) retired Stanford in
order in the bottom of the 10th to secure the win.
No. 2 Miami (Fla.) 6, Clemson 4
In Coral Gables, Fla., Yonder Alonso smacked a
two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to lift Miami over
Clemson in the opener of their ACC series in front of a capacity
crowd of 3,000 at Mark Light Field. Ryan Jackson singled and
Alonso went deep with one out in the ninth for the Hurricanes
(10-1, 24-2), who stretched their win streak to 11. Blake
Tekotte had a three-run homer in the bottom of the second for
Miami. Ben Paulsen hit a leadoff home run in the sixth for the
Tigers (6-7, 18-11) to tie the game at 4-4.
No. 4 North Carolina 8, No. 20 Georgia Tech 1
In Cary, N.C., Alex White allowed five hits in
seven shutout innings as North Carolina topped Georgia Tech in
the lid-lifter of their ACC series at Cary’s USA Baseball
National Training Complex. White (5-2) walked one and struck out
eight. Garrett Gore drove in three for the Tar Heels (9-3,
24-5). Gore’s two-run double keyed a five-run sixth for UNC.
Dustin Ackley had two hits, including a homer, for the Heels.
Charlie Blackmon had three of the six hits for the Yellow
Jackets (8-5, 24-6), including a homer in the eighth. Tech
snapped a seven-game win streak.
Missouri State 7, No. 9 Wichita State 4 (10)
In Wichita, Kan., Ben Carlson’s RBI single
ignited a three-run 10th as Missouri State ended
Wichita State’s 19-game win streak and 18-game home win streak
in the opener of their Missouri Valley Conference series at Eck
Stadium. Ryan Mantle added a run-scoring single and Josh Mazzola
had a sacrifice fly in the 10th for the Bears (5-2,
18-8). Carlson’s homer in the top of the ninth snapped a 2-2 tie
and helped MSU build a 4-2 lead before the Shockers (3-1, 22-4)
rallied in the bottom of the frame on a two-run single by Ryan
Jones to force extra innings.
No. 10 Long Beach State 6, UC Riverside 3
In Riverside, Calif., Andrew Liebel recorded his
second complete game as Long Beach State doubled up UC Riverside
in the opener of their Big West series. Liebel (3-1) did not
walk a batter and struck out seven to snap a six-game losing
streak for the 49ers (1-0, 18-9). Jason Corder’s three-run homer
capped a five-run fifth, his fourth homer in five games. Tony
Nix and Aaron Wible went deep for the Highlanders (1-3, 7-16).
No. 11 California 5, Oregon State 2
In Berkeley, Calif., Tyson Ross fanned nine in
seven innings as California got by Oregon State in the first of
their three-game Pac-10 set at Evans Diamond. Ross (5-0) allowed
seven hits, three walks and two runs. Matt Gorgen worked the
ninth for his sixth save. Rich Gorman doubled and scored in a
two-run first for the Golden Bears (3-1, 20-6-1). Cal added a
run in the third before the Beavers (2-2, 14-9) tallied a pair
in the top of the fourth to make it a one-run game. The Bears
picked up two insurance runs in the fifth to complete the
scoring. Brett Jackson had two hits and two RBI for Cal.
No. 12 Nebraska 6, Texas Tech 2
In Lincoln, Neb., Johnny Dorn snapped Texas Tech’s four-game win
streak by pitching Nebraska to a Big 12 win in front of a crowd
of 6,593 at Haymarket Park. Dorn (4-0) gave up just one hit and
one run and struck out 10 in 7.1 innings for the Huskers (8-1-1,
22-4-1). Doug Thennis led the Red Raiders (4-6, 16-13) going 2
for 4 with two runs and one RBI.
No. 14 Texas 10, Oklahoma 7
In Norman, Okla., Jordan Danks had an RBI double
in the top of the seventh to snap a 7-7 tie and propel Texas to
the win over Oklahoma in the opener of their Big 12 series at L.
Dale Mitchell Park. Brandon Belt had a sacrifice fly to plate
Danks and give the Longhorns (6-4, 20-9) a two-run advantage.
Texas added an insurance run in the eighth. Kyle Russell’s grand
slam capped a six-run first for the Longhorns. Terry Sperring
had a two-run single in a four-run second for the Sooners
(2-4-1, 21-9-1). After Preston Clark homered in the top of the
sixth for a 7-4 UT lead, OU scored three in the bottom of the
frame to even the score at 7-7.
No. 19 Texas A&M 7, Kansas State 2
In College Station, Texas, Darby Brown belted a
grand slam to lead Texas A&M past Kansas State in front of 3,579
fans at Olsen Field in the opener of their Big 12 series.
Brown’s blast in the first gave the Aggies (7-3, 24-6) the lead
for good. Brian Ruggiano and Luke Anders also went deep as Texas
A&M built a 7-0 lead after six. Brooks Raley (5-0) allowed one
run in 6.1 innings with two walks and four strikeouts to earn
the victory. Rob Vaughn homered in the seventh for the Wildcats
Southern Illinois 10, Wisconsin-Milwaukee 9
In Carbondale, Ill., Chris Murphy’s two-run
single capped a five-run rally in the bottom of the ninth as
Southern Illinois got past Wisconsin-Milwaukee at Abe Martin
Field. Tyler Bullock’s two-run double started the scoring in the
ninth for the Salukis (15-11). Aaron Roberts had a run-scoring
single to make it a one-run game with no outs. After a double by
Dean Cademartori and a strikeout, Murphy’s base hit brought in
two for the win. Jesse Hart and Doug Dekoning each had three
hits for the Panthers (5-18).
Virginia Tech 8, Maryland 7
In Blacksburg, Va., Sean O’Brien went deep three
times, his first homers of the season, as Virginia Tech nipped
Maryland at English Field for its first ACC victory. O’Brien
homered in three consecutive at-bats and drove in five for the
Hokies (1-12, 11-18). His third dinger in the seventh gave Tech
the lead for good. Jensen Pupa had three hits and Mike Murphy
belted a two-run homer for the Terrapins (3-10, 16-14).
Several games involving ranked teams were
postponed, will play Saturday DH
No. 6 South Carolina at Georgia
No. 8 Vanderbilt at Ole Miss
Mississippi State at No. 15 Kentucky
No. 16 Rice at Memphis
No. 17 Florida at Tennessee