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Roberts pitches eight
shutout innings for Virginia at BC
Florida completes sweep of Ole Miss, Miami
(Fla.) wins finale over FSU
Chestnut Hill, Mass., Will Roberts (right) pitched eight
scoreless innings as top-ranked Virginia won the rubber game of
its ACC series with Boston College 4-0 Sunday at Shea Field.
Roberts (9-0) allowed four hits and two walks with six
strikeouts. Branden Kline tossed a hitless ninth to preserve the
14th shutout for the Cavaliers (20-4, 42-5). John Hicks went 2
for 3 with three RBI for UVa. He had a sacrifice fly in the
first and a two-run double in the fifth. Matt McGovern had a hit
and a walk, while Andrew Lawrence tripled for the Eagles (7-16,
No. 4 Florida 7, Ole Miss 2
In Gainesville, Fla., Mike Zunino went 4 for 4
with three doubles and four RBI as Florida completed the SEC
sweep of Ole Miss in front of a crowd of 3,240 at McKethan
Stadium. The Gators (17-4, 34-10) scored two in the first, two
in the third and three in the fifth to take control at 7-0.
Zunino had two-run doubles in both the third and fifth. The
Rebels (9-12, 24-20) tallied single runs in the seventh and
eighth. Preston Tucker had two hits and two RBI for UF. Matt
Smith and Will Allen both had two hits and one RBI for Ole Miss.
Karsten Whitson (6-0, 6 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 4 K) registered the win
for the Gators.
No. 17 Miami (Fla.) 5, No. 10 Florida State 1
In Coral Gables, Fla., E.J. Encinosa tossed six
scoreless innings with nine strikeouts as Miami avoided the ACC
sweep at the hands of Florida State at Alex Rodriguez Park.
Encinosa (4-3) allowed three hits and three walks. The Seminoles
(16-8, 33-11) loaded the bases with two outs in the top of the
ninth, but Sam Robinson got a flyout to earn his fifth save.
Rony Rodriguez went 3 for 5 with one run and two RBI for the
Hurricanes (16-7, 29-15). James Ramsey homered for FSU.
No. 2 South Carolina 7, Auburn 3
In Columbia, S.C., Peter Mooney and Brady Thomas
both had two hits and two RBI as South Carolina completed an SEC
sweep of Auburn in front of a crowd of 8,020 at Carolina
Stadium. Mooney had a run-scoring single in a two-run second as
the Gamecocks (17-4, 35-8) took the lead for good at 3-1. He
added a sacrifice fly in the fifth as the lead grew to 6-2.
Adrian Morales went 3 for 5 with one run and one RBI for South
Carolina. Wes Gilmer drove in two for the Tigers (9-12, 23-21).
Forrest Koumas (5-0, 5 IP, 4 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 3 K) recorded the
win, while Matt Price (1 H, 2 BB, 2 K) pitched two scoreless
innings for his 13th save.
No. 3 Vanderbilt 19, Tennessee 3
In Nashville, Tenn., Curt Casali went 2 for 4
with two doubles, two runs and four RBI as Vanderbilt finished
its SEC sweep of Tennessee in front of 3,434 fans at Hawkins
Field. The Commodores (17-4, 38-5) led 8-0 before exploding for
11 in the sixth. Jason Esposito (3 for 6, 2 R) and Sam Lind (1
for 2, 1 HR) both drove in three, while Tony Kemp had two hits,
two walks and four RBI. Ethan Bennett went 2 for 4 with one run
and one RBI for the Volunteers (5-16, 22-20). Taylor Hill (4-0)
pitched six scoreless innings with four hits, one walk and six
strikeouts to secure the victory.
No. 13 Oklahoma 5, No. 5 Texas 2
In Austin, Texas, Dillon Overton earned his
second win of the week over a ranked team as Oklahoma salvaged
the finale of its Big 12 series with Texas in front of 6,777
fans at UFCU Disch-Falk Field. Overton (7-3) pitched 4.2
scoreless innings in relief with two hits, four walks and three
strikeouts. He also got a win on Tuesday at No. 9 TCU. The
Sooners (10-9, 31-13) scored two in the third, two in the sixth
and one in the seventh. Erik Ross drove in two, while Evan
Mistich went 2 for 2 with one run for OU. Max White went deep
for the Sooners. Tant Shepherd was 3 for 3 with a dinger for the
Longhorns (15-6, 33-11).
No. 6 Texas A&M 3, Missouri 2
In Columbia, Mo., Ross Stripling fanned seven in
seven innings as Texas A&M salvaged the finale of the Big 12
series with Missouri at Taylor Stadium. The game was called
after seven innings due to rain. Stripling (9-2) allowed three
hits and two unearned runs with three walks. The Tigers (6-11,
19-25) scored one in the first and one in the fourth before the
Aggies (15-6, 30-14) got single runs in the fifth, sixth and
seventh. Jacob House doubled and scored the tying run in the
sixth and drove in the game-winner with a base hit in the
seventh. Jonah Schmidt went 1 for 3 with one run and one RBI for
No. 18 UCLA 5, No. 7 Oregon State 2
In Los Angeles, Chris Giovinazzo went 3 for 4
with a double, two runs and two RBI as UCLA avoided the Pac-10
sweep to Oregon State in front of 1,107 spectators at Jackie
Robinson Stadium. Giovinazzo had a two-run double to break a 1-1
tie and spark a four-run sixth for the Bruins (11-7, 23-16).
Beau Amaral followed with a two-run single to push the lead to
5-1. Trevor Brown went 2 for 4 with a run for UCLA. Ryan Barnes
and Jared Norris both had three hits for the Beavers (12-3,
32-9). Adam Plutko (3-3, 6.1 IP, 9 H, 2 R, 2 BB, 6 K) earned the
win, while Nick Vander Tuig fanned two over the final 1.2
innings to notch his fifth save.
No. 8 Arizona State 7, Stanford 1
In Tempe, Ariz., Joey DeMichele homered three
times and drove in five as Arizona State won its Pac-10 series
against Stanford in front of 3,226 fans at Packard Stadium.
After Tyler Gaffney scored on a wild pitch in the top of the
first for the Cardinal (6-9, 21-16), DeMichele belted a two-run
dinger in the bottom of the frame as the Sun Devils (13-5,
31-10) took the lead for good. DeMichele added a solo shot in
the fifth and another two-run long ball in the seventh. Jake
Barrett (6-3, 7 H, 1 R, 1 BB) fanned 10 in eighth innings to
record the victory. Gaffney and Stephen Piscotty both had two
hits for Stanford.
No. 11 Cal State Fullerton 6, Pacific 4
In Fullerton, Calif., Carlos Lopez smacked a
two-run homer in the bottom of the eighth to snap a 4-4 tie and
lead Cal State Fullerton to a Big West series victory over
Pacific in front of a crowd of 1,762 at Goodwin Field. Anthony
Trajano had a two-run single in the fourth to give the Titans
(11-4, 30-13) a 4-2 advantage. The Tigers (6-9, 14-25) tied it
with a pair in the sixth on a base hit by Matthew Carvutto and a
sacrifice fly by Brian Martin. Nick Ramirez (1-0, 2 IP, 2 K)
earned the win in relief.
Clemson 3, No. 12 Georgia Tech 1
In Clemson, S.C., Justin Sarratt pitched a
career-best 8.1 innings with three hits and one unearned run as
Clemson won its ACC series with Georgia Tech in front of 4,419
fans at Doug Kingsmore Stadium. Sarratt (5-1) walked two and
struck out six. Scott Weismann got two strikeouts in the final
0.2 innings to earn his fourth save. Phil Pohl homered in the
first for the Tigers (13-11, 29-15) before Jacob Esch’s RBI
single in the fourth tied it. Jeff Schaus and Will Lamb had
run-scoring hits in the bottom of the fourth to put Clemson on
top to stay. Matt Skole (1 for 3) had a run and a walk for the
Yellow Jackets (18-6, 31-14). Buck Farmer (7-2, 8 IP, 4 H, 3 R,
1 BB, 4 K) went the distance in taking the loss for Tech.
No. 14 Fresno State 4, Hawaii 2
In Fresno, Calif., Brennan Gowens went 3 for 3
with three RBI to lead Fresno State past Hawaii in WAC action.
Gowens had a RBI single in the fifth to tie the game at 2 and
belted a two-run homer in the seventh to give the Bulldogs (9-5,
29-9) a 4-2 advantage. Tyler Linehan (3-1, 7.1 IP, 8 H, 2 R, 2
BB, 7 K) got the win, while Taylor Garrison (1.2 IP, 1 H, 1 K)
registered his first save. Zach Gallagher (4-2, 8 IP, 9 H, 4 R,
2 BB, 4 K) went the distance for the first-place Islanders (9-2,
24-18). Jesse Moore homered for Hawaii.
East Carolina 7, No. 16 Southern Miss 6
In Greenville, N.C., John Wooten had three hits
and three RBI as East Carolina salvaged the finale of its
Conference USA series with Southern Miss at Clark-LeClair
Stadium. The Pirates (9-9, 28-16) scored two in the third and
five in the fourth to take a commanding 7-0 lead. The Golden
Eagles (11-4, 32-11) put up three in the eighth and three in the
ninth, but fell one run short. Corey Thompson (2 for 5) and Mike
Ussery (1 for 4) both knocked in a pair for ECU. Isaac Rodriguez
went 3 for 4 with two doubles and three RBI for Southern Miss.
Seth Maness (6-3, 4 IP, 4 H, 1 BB, 2 K) earned the victory,
while Brad Mincey recorded the final out for his first save.
Georgia 6, No. 19 Arkansas 5
In Athens, Ga., Zach Cone was plunked with two
outs and the bases loaded in the bottom of the ninth to force
home Peter Verdin with the game-winner as Georgia won its SEC
series with Arkansas at Foley Field. Verdin’s single earlier in
the frame tied the game at 5. The Razorbacks (10-11, 29-13) used
a two-run double by Collin Kuhn in the eighth and a run in the
ninth to take a 5-3 lead. Levi Hyams had a two-run homer for the
Bulldogs (13-8, 24-21). Tyler Maloof (1-0, 1.2 IP, 1 UE, 1 K)
earned the victory for Georgia.
No. 20 UC Irvine 7, Cal State Bakersfield 0
In Bakersfield, Calif., Matt Whitehouse pitched a
career-best eight innings as UC Irvine won its series against
Cal State Bakersfield at Hardt Field. Whitehouse (3-0) allowed
three hits, did not walk a batter and struck out seven. The
Anteaters (28-12) scored one in the third and two in the fourth
before adding four insurance runs in the top of the ninth. Drew
Hillman (1 RBI) and Christian Ramirez both went 3 for 5 with a
run. Oscar Sanay had two hits for the Roadrunners (25-15).
(photo courtesy of Virginia Media