April 28, 2010

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Louisville scores four in ninth to edge Kentucky

Baylor batters TCU, CCSU stops Connecticut win streak


In Louisville, Ky., Zak Wasserman’s game-winning single capped a four-run ninth as No. 12 Louisville edged Kentucky 10-9 Wednesday in front of a regular-season record crowd of 4,039 at Jim Patterson Stadium. The Wildcats (23-18) plated five in the top of the ninth to take a 9-6 advantage. Ryan Wright had a two-run single in the bottom of the frame to tie the game at 9 and scored on Wasserman’s hit to give the win to the Cardinals (33-7). Phil Wunderlich (right) went 4 for 4 with a homer and two runs for Louisville. Chris Bisson went 2 for 5 with a homer, two runs and two RBI for Kentucky.


Baylor 14, No. 11 TCU 4

In Waco, Texas, Joey Hainsfurther had four hits and four RBI as Baylor battered TCU at Baylor Ballpark. Raynor Campbell had four hits and four runs for the Bears (25-17), while Chris Slater drove in four for BU. Slater’s two-run single capped a four-run first for the home team. After the Bears added two in the second, Bryan Holaday (2 for 2) homered in the third for the Horned Frogs (31-9). Dan Evatt went deep in the third and Slater’s two-run single capped a four-run fourth as Baylor built an 11-1 lead. Aaron Schultz added a two-run homer in the sixth for TCU.


Central Connecticut State 7, No. 18 Connecticut 3

In Storrs, Conn., Jason Foster and Dave Krasnowiecki combined to hold Connecticut to five hits and three runs as CCSU topped Connecticut, snapping its 22-game win streak. Foster (1-1) allowed three hits and three runs in five innings with four walks and three strikeouts to record the win. Krasnowiecki gave up two hits in four scoreless innings with no walks and one strikeout to earn his first save. Pat Epps homered to spark a four-run second for the Blue Devils (18-15). Central added two in the fifth and one in the sixth for a 7-0 lead. Mike Nemeth had a three-run homer in the bottom of the sixth for the Huskies (34-8). Epps and Richie Tri both finished with three hits for the Blue Devils.


No. 2 Arizona State 21, San Francisco 3

In Tempe, Ariz., Riccio Torrez had four hits, matching his career best for the second straight game, and three RBI as Arizona State thumped San Francisco in front of 3,248 fans at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark. Deven Marrero had three hits and Zach Wilson homered and drove in four for the Sun Devils (35-5). The Dons (22-20) scored three in the top of the second before ASU answered with five in the third, keyed by a two-run double by Marrero. The Sun Devils added five in the fifth, and a two-run double by Torrez capped a three-run sixth to take a 13-3 lead. Wilson and Johnny Ruettiger had consecutive homers in an eight-run seventh to complete the scoring. Ryan Lipkin and Robert Abel both had two hits for USF.


No. 3 Virginia 10, Georgetown 5

In Charlottesville, Va., Phil Gosselin went 4 for 5 with three RBI as Virginia got past Georgetown at Davenport Field. Reed Gragnani had two hits and two steals for the Cavaliers (36-9). Kevin Johnson had a RBI double in the second for the Hoyas (19-22) before Virginia scored twice in the bottom of the frame. Gosselin tripled and scored to spark a three-run third as the Cavs took a 5-1 lead. Kenny Swab knocked in two for UVa. Sean Lamont had a three-run homer in the seventh for Georgetown.


No. 8 Arkansas 5, Missouri State 4

In Fayetteville, Ark., Brett Eibner drove in four as Arkansas nipped Missouri State at Baum Stadium. Eibner had sacrifice flies in the first and third as the Razorbacks (34-8) took a 2-1 lead. Christian Overstreet belted a three-run homer in the fourth to give the Bears (17-22) a 4-2 edge. Arkansas added one in the bottom of the frame before Eibner’s two-run homer in the fifth put the Hogs ahead to stay. Zack Cox finished with two hits and one run for Arkansas. Travis McComack and Keenen Maddox both had two hits for Missouri State.


No. 14 Miami (Fla.) 14, USF 7

In Coral Gables, Fla., Chris Pelaez had four hits and four RBI to lead Miami past USF at Alex Rodriguez Park. The Hurricanes (31-11) scored five in both the fourth and fifth. Michael Broad (3 for 4, 2 R, 2 RBI), Harold Martinez (2 for 5, 2 RBI) and Ryan Perry (1 for 3, 2 R, 3 RBI) all went deep for Miami. Luis Llerena had three hits, including a home run, for the Bulls (19-23).


No. 16 Ole Miss 15, UT Martin 6

In Oxford, Miss., Matt Smith went 4 for 4 with four runs and three RBI to lead Ole Miss past UT Martin for its seventh straight win. The Skyhawks (19-21) scored two in the top of the first before Smith’s homer in the bottom of the frame tied it at 2. Miles Hamblin had a sacrifice fly in the second to put the Rebels (30-13) ahead to stay. Taylor Hashman had three hits, two runs and two RBI for Ole Miss. Trey Karlen (2 for 4, 2 R) and Jerron Casey (2 R) both homered for UT Martin.


(photo courtesy of Louisville Media Relations Office)