Brooks Klein hit for the cycle as the Pack defeated BYU 9-3 Saturday.
March 31, 2012
RENO, Nev. - University of Nevada (15-11) junior right fielder Brooks Klein hit for the cycle on Saturday afternoon as the Wolf Pack defeated BYU (11-11) 9-3 on a cold and windy day at Peccole Park. The two teams played through rain and snow to complete the three-game series that the Pack won 2-1. In the bottom of the fifth inning the game was delayed for 22 minutes as a result of rain.
With the victory the Wolf Pack improved to 15-11 while BYU now stands at 11-11.
Nevada took control of the game from the start scoring six runs in the bottom of the first inning. The Pack took advantage of Cougar starter Adam Miller who was unable to find the strike zone as he walked three and hit one in the first inning before being lifted from the game. First baseman Kewby Meyer doubled home two runs as part of the big inning.
After being hit by pitch in the first inning Klein singled in the second, doubled in the fifth, blasted a two-run homer in the seventh and completed the cycle with an RBI triple in the eighth inning. In addition to his four hits he scored twice and drove in three. Klein was the only Nevada player that collected multiple hits in the game.
While Klein was collecting hits Pack starter Tom Jameson was mowing down the BYU hitters. Jameson (4-1) allowed one unearned run on three hits in six innings on the mound and earned the victory to improve to 4-1.
Miller (1-2) was tagged with the loss allowing four runs and did not retire a batter in the game.
BYU first baseman Brock Whitney (2-for-4,R,) and Austin Hall (2-for-3,2RBI) led the Cougars with two hits each. Hall drove in two of BYU's three runs in the game.
Nevada travels to Pacific on Monday for a 6:00 p.m. contest in Stockton, Calif. Tuesday the Pack play an exhibition game with the Reno Aces, the Triple A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, at Aces Ballpark with first pitch scheduled for 6:00 p.m.
2012 Nevada Baseball
BYU at Nevada - Play-by-Play
Mar 31, 2012 at Reno, Nevada (Peccole Park)
Score by Innings R H E
BYU................ 010 000 020 - 3 6 2
Nevada........... 600 000 210 - 9 9 2
Anderson, J. walked (3-0 BBBB). Rowe, J. walked (3-1 KBBBB); Anderson, J.
advanced to second. Klein, B. hit by pitch (2-1 KB); Rowe, J. advanced to
second; Anderson, J. advanced to third. Escobar, C. walked, RBI (3-0 BBBB);
Klein, B. advanced to second; Rowe, J. advanced to third; Anderson, J. scored.
Poulson to p for Miller. Meyer, Kewby doubled to center field, 2 RBI (0-1 K);
Escobar, C. advanced to third; Klein, B. scored; Rowe, J. scored. Byler, A.
doubled, RBI; Meyer, Kewby advanced to third; Escobar, C. scored. Niebergall
flied out to rf (1-0 B). Yrigoyen, G. grounded out to p, SAC, bunt, RBI (1-1
KB); Byler, A. advanced to third; Meyer, Kewby scored. Kohan, J. singled
through the right side, RBI (1-0 B); Byler, A. scored. Anderson, J. struck out
swinging (2-2 FBBKS). 6 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Whitney singled through the left side (1-2 KKB). Wolfe lined into double play
ss to 1b (1-1 SB); Whitney out on the play. Brugman reached on an error by 1b,
bunt, assist by c (0-0). Caldwell walked (3-2 BBKBFB); Brugman advanced to
second. Hall singled through the left side, RBI (1-1 BK); Caldwell advanced to
second; Brugman scored, unearned. Law flied out to cf (2-2 FBFBFF). 1 run, 2
hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
Rowe, J. singled to shortstop (1-2 KFFB). Klein, B. homered to right field, 2
RBI (0-0); Rowe, J. scored. Escobar, C. grounded out to 3b (0-1 K). Meyer,
Kewby reached on a fielding error by ss (2-2 BFFB). Howard to p for Poulson.
Meyer, Kewby advanced to second on a wild pitch. Byler, A. hit by pitch (2-2
KKB). Brooks, C. pinch hit for Niebergall. Brooks, C. struck out swinging (1-2
FFFBFS). Yrigoyen, G. flied out to cf (0-1 F). 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 2 LOB.
Hernandez pinch hit for Guenther. Hernandez struck out swinging (1-2 SBFS).
Whitney doubled down the rf line (1-1 KB). Lopez pinch hit for Wolfe. Lopez
grounded out to 3b (0-0). Brugman walked (3-2 FFBBBFB). Mua pinch hit for
Caldwell. Mua singled to left center, RBI (1-1 FB); Brugman advanced to second;
Whitney scored. Suarez, B. to p for Gorden, Kody. Hall singled up the middle,
RBI (2-1 BKB); Mua advanced to second; Brugman scored. Law grounded out to 2b.
2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.
Hernandez to c. Mua to lf. Keysor to p for Howard. Kohan, J. grounded out to p
(2-2 KBKB). Anderson, J. grounded out to 2b (3-2 BBKBF). Rowe, J. reached on a
throwing error by 3b, advanced to second (0-1 K). Rowe, J. advanced to third on
a passed ball. Klein, B. tripled to right center, RBI (2-1 KBB); Rowe, J.
scored, unearned. Daniels, Ray pinch hit for Escobar, C.. Daniels, Ray struck
out swinging (1-2 BKSS). 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 1 LOB.
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