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Pigott leads Florida
past Florida State in 10 innings
ASU ousts Oklahoma, Furman upsets South
Carolina, UTA tops TCU
Gainesville, Fla., Daniel Pigott (right) had a game-winning RBI
single in the bottom of the 10th as top-ranked Florida nipped
No. 5 Florida State 5-4 Tuesday in front of a record crowd of
5,930 at McKethan Stadium. The Seminoles (15-2) scored four in
the third, as James Ramsey and Justin Gonzalez both ripped
two-run homers. The Gators (15-2) got single runs in the third
and fourth and eventually tied it with two in the eighth on a
two-run single by Pigott (3 for 4, 4 RBI). Nolan Fontana had a
one-out triple in the 10th and came home on Pigott’s base hit as
Florida snapped a four-game losing streak to FSU. Anthony
DeSclafani (3-0) pitched the final two innings to earn the
victory. Brian Johnson had two hits and a run for the Gators, as
did Rafael Lopez for the Seminoles.
No. 9 Arizona State 6, No. 3 Oklahoma 2
In Tempe, Ariz., Brady Rodgers struck out five in
three innings as Arizona State stopped Oklahoma in front of a
sellout crowd of 4,371 at Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock
Ballpark. Rodgers (2-0), pitching for the first time since
Opening Night, allowed one hit and did not walk a batter. Alex
Blackford (4.2 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 5 K) and Trevor Williams (1.1
IP, 2 K) completed the work on the mound for the Sun Devils
(12-3). ASU scored three in the third, two in the fifth and one
in the sixth, while the Sooners (16-2) tallied single runs in
the fifth and eighth. Zach Wilson and Joey DeMichele both had
two hits and one RBI, while Johnny Ruettiger had two runs and
two steals for the Devils. Evan Mistich had two hits and one run
Furman 4, No. 4 South Carolina 2
In Greenville, S.C., Daniel Stallsmith and two
relievers held South Carolina to six hits and two unearned runs
as Furman pulled the upset in front of 1,422 fans at Fluor
Field. Stallsmith (2-1, 5.2 IP, 5 H, 2 UE, 1 BB, 2 K) earned the
win and was followed by Matt Plate (2.1 IP, 1 H, 1 BB, 1 K).
Dylan Cole (1 IP, 1 BB, 1 K) picked up his third save. The
Paladins (7-11) got two in the second and two in the fifth
before the Gamecocks (11-3) scored a pair in the sixth. Taylor
Johnson went 3 for 3 with a run and one RBI to lead Furman.
Adrian Morales had two hits and one RBI for South Carolina.
UT Arlington 3, No. 10 TCU 2
In Arlington, Texas, Jordan Vaughn had a
run-scoring double in the bottom of the eighth to lift UT
Arlington over TCU in front of a crowd of 1,347 at Clay Gould
Ballpark. The Horned Frogs (10-6) had tied it in the top of the
eighth on a homer by Jantzen Witte (2 for 4). Brian Nephew went
3 for 4 with a double and two runs for the Mavericks (9-7). John
Beck (1-0, 4.1 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 5 K) earned the win in relief,
while Adam Boydston got the final two outs for his third save.
No. 2 Vanderbilt 9, Purdue 0
In Nashville, Tenn., Jason Esposito drove in four
as Vanderbilt blanked Purdue in front of 1,791 spectators at
Hawkins Field. Esposito had a run-scoring single in the first, a
RBI double in the third and a two-run homer in the eighth.
Anthony Gomez went 4 for 5 in stretching his hit streak to 13
for the Commodores (17-1). Kevin Ziomek (1-0, 5 IP, 2 H, 2 BB, 3
K) was the starter and winner for Vanderbilt. Cameron Perkins
and Stephen Talbott both had hits for the Boilermakers (11-4).
No. 8 Texas 3, Texas State 1
In Austin, Texas, Brandon Loy and Mark Payton
both had two hits and a run as Texas topped Texas State in front
of 7,007 fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Loy walked and scored on
a wild pitch in the first for the Longhorns (12-5). Jonathan
Walsh doubled and came home on a single by Kevin Lusson to make
it 2-0. Cory Falvey had a RBI double in the fifth as the Bobcats
(12-4) cut the lead in half. Payton doubled and scored in the
seventh to give Texas an insurance run. Andrew McKirahan (2-1, 1
H, 1 BB, 2 K) earned the win in relief, while Corey Knebel
struck out the side in the ninth for his fourth save.
Wichita State 6, No. 11 Arizona 5 (11)
In Wichita, Kansas, Johnny Coy had a game-winning
run-scoring single in the bottom of the 11th as Wichita State
rallied past Arizona in front of 3,071 fans at Eck Stadium. Coy
(2 for 6) delivered a two-run single in the eighth as the
Shockers (11-4) pulled to within two at 5-3. Preston Springer (3
for 4, 3 RBI) tied the game with a two-run double with two outs
in the ninth. Tyler Grimes went 1 for 3 with three walks and
three runs for WSU. Cole Frenzel (2 for 5, 2 R) had a three-run
homer in the fifth for the Wildcats (13-4). Cale Elam (1-0)
retired the final six with two strikeouts to earn the victory.
No. 12 Texas A&M 2, No. 16 Cal State Fullerton
In College Station, Texas, Ross Stripling tossed
seven scoreless innings to lead Texas A&M past Cal State
Fullerton in front of a crowd of 4,403 at Olsen Field. Stripling
(3-1) allowed three hits and two walks with five strikeouts.
John Stilson retired the final two for his first save. The
Aggies (13-4) scored twice in the seventh on a two-out error.
Krey Bratsen and Tyler Naquin both had two hits for A&M. Jake
Floethe (1-1, 7 IP, 7 H, 2 UE, 3 K) was the tough-luck loser for
the Titans (8-7). Joe Terry had a double for Fullerton.
No. 13 Arkansas 4, Kansas 2
In Fayetteville, Ark., Kyle Robinson had two
hits, including a homer, to lead Arkansas past Kansas in front
of 3,433 fans at Baum Stadium. Jake Marasco (2 for 4, 2 RBI) had
a run-scoring single in the top of the third for the Jayhawks
(7-9) before Collin Kuhn’s two-run base hit in the bottom of the
frame gave the lead to the Razorbacks (14-2). Robinson’s dinger
in the fourth sparked a two-run rally as Arkansas built a 4-1
lead. Marasco added a RBI double in the fifth for Kansas to
complete the scoring. James McCann finished with two hits and
one run for the Hogs. Ryne Stanek (1-0, 4 IP, 3 H, 1 UE, 1 BB, 3
K) was the starter and winner, while Nolan Sanburn fanned two in
the ninth in earning his second save.
No. 17 North Carolina 11, Princeton 2
In Chapel Hill, N.C., North Carolina blew open a
close game with nine in the eighth in defeating Princeton at
Boshamer Stadium. Colin Moran (2 for 4) and Jacob Stallings both
had two-run doubles and Ben Bunting (2 for 6, 3 RBI) knocked in
two with a base hit during the eight-inning barrage for the Tar
Heels (15-3). Tommy Coyle went 3 for 6 with one run and one RBI
for UNC. Sam Mulroy homered in the top of the seventh, while
Matt Bowman contributed two hits for the Tigers (2-6). Cody
Stiles (3-0, 5 H, 1 R, 7 K) earned the win for Heels.
Georgia Tech 4, Georgia Southern 3
In Atlanta, Jacob Esch went 3 for 4 with a double
and a run as Georgia Tech edged Georgia Southern in front of
1,066 fans at Russ Chandler Stadium. The Yellow Jackets (13-4)
scored in three of the first four innings in taking a 4-2 lead.
The Eagles (11-6) got a run in the eighth, but fell one short.
Matt Grimes (3-1, 6 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 4 K) earned the victory,
while Luke Bard (3 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 2 BB, 5 K) recorded his second
save. Victor Roache homered for Georgia Southern.
(photo by Jimmy Jones)