April 2, 2011

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CBI Live: No. 1 Vanderbilt 11, Auburn 2

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Wilson fans 10 as Virginia vaults past Virginia Tech

South Carolina nips Kentucky, Maryland snaps 40-game losing streak to FSU


In Blacksburg, Va., Tyler Wilson (right) fanned 10 in seven scoreless innings as top-ranked Virginia clinched an ACC series win over Virginia Tech 9-3 Saturday in front of 1,464 fans at English Field. Wilson (4-0) gave up five hits and two walks. David Coleman went 4 for 5 with a double, a homer, two runs and five RBI for the Cavaliers (10-1, 27-2). Steven Proscia went 3 for 5 with two runs, while Kenny Swab went 2 for 3 with two walks and two runs for Virginia. Tyler Horan went 3 for 4 with a homer and three RBI for the Hokies (1-10, 14-15).


No. 3 South Carolina 4, Kentucky 3 (10)

In Columbia, S.C., Brady Thomas drove in the game-winner in the bottom of the 10th as South Carolina edged Kentucky in front of a sellout crowd of 8,242 at Columbia Stadium. Adrian Morales (3 for 3, 2 R) had a leadoff double in the 10th for the Gamecocks (6-2, 21-5). After an intentional walk to Jake Williams, Morales stole third before a base hit by Thomas (3 for 5, 2 RBI) ended the affair. Matt Price (3-2) tossed two perfect innings in relief with two strikeouts to record the victory. Lucas Witt and Chad Wright both had two hits, one run and one RBI for the Wildcats (2-6, 15-13).


Maryland 5, No. 8 Florida State 0

In College Park, Md., David Carroll struck out seven in 7.1 scoreless innings as Maryland snapped a 40-game losing streak to Florida State at Bob ‘Turtle’ Smith Stadium. Carroll (5-1) surrendered three hits and six walks for the Terrapins (2-9, 13-14). Jake Stinnett drove in three for Maryland. He had a two-run double and scored in a three-run third as the Terps took a 3-0 lead. After Kyle Convissar had a RBI single in the fifth, Stinnett drove in the game’s final run with a base hit in the seventh. Devon Travis had a double for the Seminoles (7-4, 20-7).


No. 4 Florida 11, Tennessee 2

In Gainesville, Fla., Nolan Fontana had three hits and tied a career high with six RBI as Florida clinched a SEC series win against Tennessee in front of 3,726 onlookers at McKethan Stadium. Fontana had a run-scoring single in the fourth, a two-run single in the sixth to break a 2-2 tie and a three-run triple in a seven-run seventh. Daniel Picott had two hits, including a homer, and two RBI for the Gators (6-2, 23-5). Josh Adams added two hits and two runs for Florida. Khayyan Norfork had a two-run homer in the sixth for the Volunteers (2-6, 19-8). Anthony DeSclafani (4-0) pitched 2.2 innings of relief with two strikeouts to earn the victory.


No. 5 Texas A&M 4, Kansas State 3

In Manhattan, Kan., Jacob House had a run-scoring double to snap a 3-3 tie in the top of the ninth as Texas A&M nipped Kansas State in front of 1,389 fans at Tointon Family Stadium. Charlie Curl (2 for 3) had a two-run single to cap a three-run second for the Aggies (7-1, 22-5). The Wildcats (1-7, 15-11) scored single runs in the second, sixth and seventh to tie it at 3. Jared King had two hits, one run and one RBI for KSU. Estevan Uriegas (1-0, 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 K) earned the win, while Joaquin Hinojosa was perfect in the bottom of the ninth for his seventh save.


No. 6 Arizona State 3, Oregon 1

In Tempe, Ariz., Kramer Champlin pitched eight solid innings as Arizona State stopped Oregon in Pac-10 play in front of a crowd of 2,438 at Packard Stadium. Champlin (4-1) allowed five hits and one run with seven strikeouts. Mitchell Lambson worked the ninth for his fourth save. Andrew Aplin went 2 for 3 with a double, a homer and two runs for the Sun Devils (4-1, 20-6). Danny Pulfer had two doubles for the Ducks (0-2, 14-11).


No. 7 Texas 5, Missouri 2

In Austin, Texas, Lucas Kephart had two hits and drove in all five as Texas topped Missouri in Big 12 action in front of 7,035 fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Kephart had a two-run single in the first, a RBI groundout in the third and a two-run double in the fifth as the Longhorns (6-2, 20-7) built a 5-0 lead. Eric Sommerfield had a pinch-hit two-run single in the seventh for the Tigers (1-3, 13-14). Hoby Milner (3-1, 6.1 IP, 3 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 2 K) got the win, while Corey Knebel fanned one in the ninth for his seventh save.


No. 9 Oklahoma 11, Texas Tech 1

In Norman, Okla., Cody Reine led a balanced attack with two hits, two runs and two RBI as Oklahoma clinched a Big 12 series win over Texas Tech at L. Dale Mitchell Park. The Sooners (4-3, 21-6) scored four in the first, three in the third and three more in the fourth for a 10-0 lead. Cameron Seitzer and Casey Johnson both had two hits and two runs for OU. Andrew Wheeler had three hits, while Barrett Barnes homered for the Red Raiders (4-4, 17-10). Dillon Overton (4-2, 2.1 IP, 1 H, 2 BB, 2 K) registered the win in relief.


Duke 4, No. 10 Georgia Tech 3

In Durham, N.C., Angelo LaBruna scored on a passed ball in the bottom of the seventh as Duke handed Georgia Tech its first ACC loss at Durham Bulls Athletic Park. The Yellow Jackets (10-1, 22-6) scored three in the fifth to take a 3-2 lead before the Blue Devils (3-8, 16-13) tied it in the fifth and went ahead in the seventh. Ben Grisz (2-1, 1.1 IP, 1 H, 1 K) earned the win in relief, while Marcus Stroman (2 IP, 1 BB, 5 K) notched his first save. LaBruna finished with two hits and two runs for Duke. Sam Dove went 2 for 4 with one run and one RBI for Tech.


No. 11 North Carolina 9, No. 20 Clemson 5

In Chapel Hill, N.C., North Carolina snapped a 5-5 tie with four in the eighth to get past Clemson in ACC action in front of 3,014 fans at Boshamer Stadium. The Tigers (4-7, 14-11) scored three in the top of the seventh to knot the score at 5. Levi Michael had a run-scoring double to spark the four-run outburst in the eighth for the Tar Heels (9-2, 25-4). Colin Moran finished with two hits and three RBI for UNC. Michael Morin (2-1, 2.1 IP, 2 H, 1 BB, 3 K) got the win in relief. Jeff Schaus went 4 for 5 with one run and two RBI for Clemson.


No. 12 Fresno State 4, San Francisco 3

In Fresno, Calif., Dusty Robinson knocked in the game-winner to cap a two-run rally in the bottom of the ninth as Fresno State rallied past San Francisco at Beiden Field. It was the ninth straight win for the Bulldogs (20-2) as they improved to 16-1 at home. Jordan Ribera drew a bases-loaded walk in the ninth to force in the tying run before Robinson’s knock gave FSU the win. Danny Muno (2 RBI) and Austin Wynns both had three hits for the Bulldogs. Tom Barry belted a two-run homer in the fourth for the Dons (11-16). Mason Morioka went 3 for 4 with a run for USF.


No. 13 Cal State Fullerton 7, UC Davis 0

In Davis, Calif., Nick Ramirez has a sacrifice fly to snap a scoreless tie in the top of the eighth and homered in a six-run ninth as Cal State Fullerton blanked UC Davis in Big West action at the Dobbins Baseball Complex. Raymond Hernandez (1-0, 1.2 IP, 2 H) picked up the win. Ivory Thomas had two hits and two RBI for the Titans (2-0, 19-8). David Popkins, Eric Johnson and Scott Heylman each had two hits for the Aggies (0-2, 5-16).


No. 14 TCU 3, Air Force 2

In Fort Worth, Texas, Josh Elander had a RBI double to tie it in the ninth and the game-winner scored on an error as TCU nipped Air Force in Mountain West action in front of 4,195 fans at Lupton Stadium. Taylor Featherston had a run-scoring single in the eighth for the Horned Frogs (4-1, 17-9) to tie the score at 1-1. The Falcons (0-4, 11-16) reclaimed the lead in the top of the ninth on a homer by Jon McMahon (2 for 3, 2 R). Andrew Mitchell (2-0, 1 IP, 2 K) earned the win in relief of Matt Purke (8 IP, 6 H, 2 R, 1 ER, 3 BB, 6 K).


No. 15 Stanford 22, Washington State 3

In Pullman, Wash., Brian Ragira had a grand slam and drove in seven as Stanford stomped Washington State at Bailey-Brayton Field to even their Pac-10 series. Lonnie Kauppila had six hits and five RBI, while Austin Wilson added four hits and four RBI for the Cardinal (1-1, 12-7). Stanford scored two in the first, seven in the second, two in the fourth and five in both the fifth and sixth. Paul Clingan went 2 for 2 with one RBI off the bench for the Cougars (1-4, 11-11). Jordan Pries (4-1, 7 IP, 5 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 7 K) picked up the win.


Oregon State 10, No. 16 Arizona 4

In Tucson, Ariz., Ryan Barnes and Ryan Dunn both homered as Oregon State leveled its Pac-10 series with Arizona at Kindall Field at Sancet Stadium. The Wildcats (2-3, 20-8) led 3-0 before a three-run blast by Barnes in the fifth tied it. A three-run dinger by Dunn (3 for 4, 2 R) an inning later put the Beavers (1-1, 19-7) ahead to stay. OSU put the game away with four in the ninth. Robert Refsnyder went 3 for 4 with one run and one RBI for Arizona. Josh Osich (4-0, 7 IP, 7 H, 3 R, 2 BB, 1 K) got the win, while Tony Bryant (2 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 1 K) earned his third save.


No. 17 California 9, USC 2

In Berkeley, Calif., Devon Rogriguez went 4 for 5 with a homer as California evened its Pac-10 series with USC at Evans Diamond. Chadd Krist (2 for 3, 2 R), Devon Rodriguez (4 for 5, 2 R, 3 RBI) and Mitch Delfino (2 for 4) each had RBI singles in a six-run first for the Golden Bears (4-1, 18-6). Justin Jones (4-1) went the distance for Cal, with seven hits and one earned run with one walk and 12 strikeouts. Matt Foat drove in two, while Garret Houts had three hits for the Trojans (2-3, 10-17).


Alabama 5, No. 18 Arkansas 3

In Tuscaloosa, Ala., Adam Morgan struck out seven in eight innings as Alabama clinched a SEC series win over Arkansas at Sewell-Thomas Stadium. Morgan (4-1) allowed six hits and two runs with two walks. Jonathan Smart worked the ninth for his seventh save. Brett Booth had two hits and two RBI for the Crimson Tide (7-1, 21-8). Franco Broyles drove in two for the Razorbacks (2-6, 18-8).


Ole Miss 16, No. 19 LSU 3

In Baton Rouge, La., Tanner Mathis went 4 for 6 with three RBI as Ole Miss mauled LSU to even its SEC series at Alex Box Stadium. The Rebels (4-4, 19-9) scored four in the second and two in the third to build a 6-0 lead before putting the game away with nine in the seventh. Alex Yarbrough went 3 for 5 with a double, a homer, three runs and three RBI for Ole Miss. Grant Dozar went deep for the Tigers (2-6, 19-8). David Goforth (1-4, 6 IP, 7 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 6 K) picked up his first victory.


(photo courtesy of Virginia Media Relations Office)