April 29, 2011

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Jungmann pitches Texas past Oklahoma

Oregon State tops UCLA, Missouri edges Texas A&M, FSU nips Miami


In Austin, Texas, Taylor Jungmann tossed a four-hit shutout with nine strikeouts as fifth-ranked Texas beat No. 13 Oklahoma 5-0 Friday, giving coach Augie Garrido (right) his 1,800th career win. Jungmann improved to 10-0 and lowered his ERA to 0.90 - he's now 17-0 in 24 career starts for the Longhorns (14-5, 32-10). Brandon Loy went 3 for 4 with two runs and a homer, and Paul Montalbano went 2 for 4 with a double and two RBI. Michael Rocha (8-2) allowed five runs, four earned, in eight innings for the Sooners (9-8, 30-12).


No. 7 Oregon State 7, No. 18 UCLA 5

In Los Angeles, Carter Bell cleared the bases with triple in a six-run fifth as Oregon State defeated UCLA in Pac-10 action at Jackie Robinson Stadium. The first-place Beavers (11-2, 31-8) trailed 5-1 before Bell’s three-bagger pull them to within one. Ryan Dunn (2 for 5) brought in Bell with a base hit and later scored the go-ahead run on a sacrifice fly by Ryan Barnes. Dean Espy had two hits and three RBI, while Beau Amaral went 3 for 4 with two runs for the Bruins (10-6, 22-15). Sam Gaviglio (8-1, 6 IP, 6 H, 5 R, 4 ER, 7 BB, 0 K) overcame wildness to register the victory. Tony Bryant got the final three outs for his seventh save. Gerrit Cole (4-5, 4.1 IP, 10 H, 7 R, 3 BB, 5 K) absorbed the loss.


Missouri 10, No. 6 Texas A&M 9

In Columbia, Mo., Missouri scored seven in the bottom of the seventh and two in the bottom of the ninth, with the winning run forced in on a bases-loaded walk, to rally past Texas A&M in the Big 12 series opener at Taylor Stadium. Jonah Schmidt had two hits and drove in three, including the game-winner, while Eric Garcia and Blake Brown both knocked in a pair for the Tigers (5-10, 17-24). Matt Juengel went 3 for 5 with a double, a homer and five RBI for the Aggies (14-5, 29-13). Phil McCormick (5-2, 2 IP, 3 H, 3 R, 2 K) got the win for Missouri.


No. 10 Florida State 6, No. 17 Miami (Fla.) 5

In Coral Gables, Fla., Sherman Johnson scored on a wild pitch with two gone in the top of the ninth as Florida State outlasted Miami in ACC play at Alex Rodriguez Park. The Hurricanes (15-6, 28-14) had tied it with a run in the bottom of the eighth. Daniel Bennett (3-1, 1.2 IP, 1 H, 4 K) struck out the side in the ninth to preserve the victory. Mike McGee drove in a pair for the Seminoles (15-7, 32-10). Stephen Perez had two hits and three RBI, while Dale Carey went 2 for 3 with three runs for Miami.


No. 1 Virginia 17, Boston College 0

In Chestnut Hill, Mass., Danny Hultzen tossed seven innings of one-hit ball with eight strikeouts, and Kenny Swab went 3 for 5 with five RBI as Virginia routed Boston College in ACC play. Steven Proscia went 3 for 6 with a RBI, giving him the school RBI record (168) previously held by Sean Doolittle. Keith Werman contributed two hits and three RBI for the Cavaliers (19-3, 41-4). BC, which used nine pitchers, fell to 6-15, 15-25.


No. 2 South Carolina 2, Auburn 1

In Columbia, S.C., Scott Wingo drove in the game-winner with a base hit in the bottom of the ninth as South Carolina edged Auburn in the SEC series lid-lifter in front of 8,016 fans at Carolina Stadium. Robert Beary was hit by a pitch to start the ninth for the Gamecocks (15-4, 33-8). He was sacrificed to second and advanced to third on a single by Peter Mooney. Wingo’s hit plated Beary to end the affair. Both teams scored in the second, as Justin Fradejas has a RBI single in the top of the frame for the Tigers (9-10, 23-19). Beary ripped a run-scoring double in the bottom of the second to tie it at 1. Michael Roth (8 IP, 7 H 1 R, 1 BB, 6 K) was a solid starter for South Carolina, as was Jon Luke Jacobs (8 IP, 5 H, 1 R, 5 BB, 9 K) for Auburn. John Taylor (4-1) pitched the ninth and notched the victory.


No. 3 Vanderbilt 10, Tennessee 1

In Nashville, Tenn., Sonny Gray allowed four hits and one run over eight innings as Vanderbilt thumped Tennessee to open their SEC set in front of a sellout crowd of 3,635 at Hawkins Field. Gray (9-2) walked four and fanned six. Aaron Westlake homered in the fourth to give the Commodores (15-4, 36-5) the lead for good at 2-1. Vanderbilt added three in the sixth, three in the seventh and two in the eighth on a pinch-hit two-run dinger by Connor Harrell. Westlake walked twice and scored three for the Commodores. Andrew Toles went 2 for 3 for the Volunteers (5-14, 22-18).


No. 4 Florida 9, Ole Miss 3

In Gainesville, Fla., Florida scored in seven of its eight at-bats in winning its SEC series opener over Ole Miss in front of 3,739 fans at McKethan Stadium. Josh Adams and Vickash Ramjit both went 4 for 5 with one RBI for the Gators (15-4, 32-10). Brian Johnson (1 HR) and Austin Maddox both went 2 for 4 with a run and two RBI for UF. Austin Anderson went 3 for 3 with two doubles, one homer and two runs for the Rebels (9-10, 24-18). Hudson Randall (8-1, 7.1 IP, 6 H, 3 R, 6 K) earned the win for the Gators.


No. 8 Arizona State 12, Stanford 10

In Tempe, Ariz., Riccio Torrez had three hits and four RBI to lead Arizona State past Stanford in Pac-10 play at Packard Stadium. Torrez had a two-run triple and scored in a three-run seventh as the Sun Devils (12-4, 30-9) took the lead for good at 6-4. He drove in two with a base hit in a six-run eighth as ASU built a 12-5 advantage before the Cardinal (5-8, 20-15) put up five in the ninth. Joey DeMichele had three hits and three RBI for the Devils. Zach Jones went 2 for 5 with a homer and three RBI for Stanford.


No. 9 TCU 6, BYU 4

In Provo, Utah, Joe Weik had two hits and two RBI as TCU clinched a Mountain West series victory over BYU at Miller Field. Weik had a RBI single to cap a two-run first for the Horned Frogs (15-2, 31-13). Jason Coats had a two-run homer in the sixth and Weik added a run-scoring base hit later in the frame as TCU built a 6-0 lead. The Cougars (7-9, 20-20) got one in the bottom of the sixth and three in the ninth to make it close. Dane Nielsen knocked in a pair for BYU. Erik Miller (4-6, 8.0 IP, 7 H, 4 R, 4 ER, 2 BB, 3 K) earned the win for the Frogs.


No. 11 Cal State Fullerton 12, Pacific 6

In Fullerton, Calif., Keegan Dale went 3 for 4 with three RBI as Cal State Fullerton outscored Pacific in front of 2,152 fans at Goodwin Field. The Titans (10-3, 29-12) trailed 6-4 before scoring three in the fifth and four in the sixth. Nick Ramirez and Carlos Lopez both had two hits and two RBI for Fullerton. Brian Martin (2 RBI) and Dustin Torchio both had three hits and two runs for the Tigers (5-8, 13-24). Raymond Hernandez (3-0, 2.2 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 2 K) picked up the win for the Titans.


Clemson 4, No. 12 Georgia Tech 2

In Clemson, S.C., Dominic Leone allowed only two hits in eight brilliant innings as Clemson upended Georgia Tech. Brad Miller went 4 for 4 with a  RBI, and Will Lamb had two hits and three runs for the Tigers (12-10, 28-14). Leone (3-1) tied a career-best 10 strikeouts in limiting the Yellow Jackets, who entered leading the ACC with a .316 average, to just two runs - a two-run homer from Zane Evans. Mark Pope (9-2) suffered the loss for Georgia Tech (17-5, 30-13).


Hawaii 6, No. 14 Fresno State 5 (10)

In Fresno, Calif., Sean Montplaisir scored on a wild pitch with two out in the top of the 10th as first-place Hawaii won the WAC series opener against Fresno State in front of 2,613 fans at Beiden Field. Lenny Linsky worked around a two-out single in the bottom of the frame to register his ninth save. Zack Swasey went 3 for 5 with two runs and two RBI, while Montplaisir added two hits and two RBI for the Rainbows (8-1, 23-17). Jordan Ribera had two hits, including a homer, and knocked in three for the Bulldogs (8-4, 28-8). Blair Walters (5-1, 2.1 IP, 3 H, 1 R, 2 K) earned the win for Hawaii. Greg Gonzalez (3 H, 3 UE, 2 BB) struck out 11 in five innings for FSU.


No. 16 Southern Miss 3, East Carolina 1

In Greenville, N.C., Ashley Graeter had two hits and two RBI, and Geoffrey Thomas improved to 9-2 by pitching into the seventh inning as Southern Miss slipped past East Carolina in Conference USA action. Thomas allowed seven hits and one earned run for the Golden Eagles (10-3, 31-10), and Chase Horn and Collin Cargill (8th save) closed out the Pirates (8-8, 27-15). Southern Miss ended the game with a double play, a nation's best 58th of the year. Zach Wright went 2 for 4 with a RBI for East Carolina.


No. 19 Arkansas 10, Georgia 4

In Athens, Ga., on a day when Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn signed a new contract agreement, DJ Baxendale tossed a career-best seven innings and allowed one run on five hits as the Razorbacks topped Georgia. Dominic Ficociello went 3 for 4 with a homer and three RBI, and Bo Bigham went 4 for 5 with two runs and two RBI for Arkansas (10-9, 29-11). Tim Carver had two hits and three stolen bases for the Hogs. Colby May blasted a pinch-hit three-run homer for the Bulldogs (11-8, 22-21). 


Cal State Bakersfield 5, No. 20 UC Irvine 4

In Bakersfield, Calif., Andrew Letourneau drove home the game-winner with a single in the bottom of the 10th as Cal State Bakersfield nipped UC Irvine at Hardt Field. The Roadrunners (25-13) trailed 4-0 after eight before Letourneau (3 for 5, 2 RBI) had a run-scoring single to spark a four-run rally in the bottom of the ninth to force the extra frame. Mick Gaston’s base hit with two away tied the game at 4. Tyler Shryock had two hits and two runs for CSUB. Drew Hillman had three hits and one RBI for the Anteaters (26-12). Nick Shannon (1-0, 2 IP, 1 H, 1 K) earned the victory for the Roadrunners.


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