Nevada Scores Season-High 15 Runs In Victory Over Pacific

Carlos Escobar hit two home runs and drove in four as Nevada defeated Pacific 15-4.

April 24, 2012

Final Stats

RENO, Nev.  - The University of Nevada (22-18) baseball team scored a season-high 15 runs on Tuesday night at Peccole Park to defeat Pacific (11-28) in a nonconference game15-4.  The Wolf Pack lost the first meeting in the Stockton, Calif. 6-5 back on Apr. 2 but pounded out a season-high 20 hits tonight to improve to 22-18 on the season while the Tigers fell to 11-28.

Nevada scored the first 11 runs on the game and cruised to the easy victory over the Tigers.  The Pack scored two or more runs in each of the first five innings of the game.  

Seven Pack players had multiple hits in the game.  Jay Anderson (3-for-5,3R,RBI), Carlos Escobar (3-for-4,3R,4RBI) and Joe Kohan (3-for-4,2R,2RBI) each collected three hits in the game.  Escobar hit two home runs in the game including an inside-the-park homer in the fifth.  Kewby Meyer and Escobar each drove in a career-high four runs.

Freshman Barry Timko (3-0) the first of six Nevada pitchers earned the victory allowing two runs in 3.1 innings on the mound.  Joe Spizzirri (0-2) suffered the loss giving up six runs, four earned in two innings.

Nevada hosts Fresno State this weekend in a three-game Western Athletic Conference series starting Friday evening at 6 p.m.  Saturday and Sunday's games get underway at 1 p.m.

Nevada 15, Pacific 4 (Apr 24, 2012 at Reno, Nevada)
Pacific............. 000 310 000  -     4  7  2      (11-28)
Nevada............ 425 220 00X  - 15 20  1      (22-18)
Pitchers: Pacific - Spizzirri, Joe; Lombardi, Bryce(3); Moeller, Paul(3); Larsen, Chris(4);
Lumby, Travis(6); Lockwood, Erik(8) and Taasaas, Jason; Correa, Dallas. Nevada - Timko, Barry;
Levine, Daniel(4); Van Gaver, Elliot(5); Suarez, Bryan(6); Gorden, Kody(8); Blueberg, Colby(9)
and Escobar Jr., Carlos; Teel, Ryan.
Win-Timko, Barry(3-0)  Loss-Spizzirri, Joe(0-2)  T-2:55  A-383
HR NEVADA - Escobar Jr., Carlos 2 (4).
Weather: 76,partly cloudy,9mph         
Moeller faced 4 batters in the 4th.

Nevada 1st
Anderson, J. singled through the left side (1-2 KBKFF). Rowe, J. singled to
third base, bunt (0-0); Anderson, J. advanced to second. Klein, B. grounded out
to c, SAC (0-0); Rowe, J. advanced to second; Anderson, J. advanced to third.
Meyer, Kewby grounded out to 2b, RBI (0-0); Rowe, J. advanced to third;
Anderson, J. scored. Byler, A. doubled to right center, RBI (1-0 B); Rowe, J.
scored. Jones, Brett walked (3-1 BBBKB). Yrigoyen, G. doubled to left center, 2
RBI (3-2 BFBBF); Jones, Brett scored; Byler, A. scored. Escobar, C. popped up
to ss (0-0). 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Nevada 2nd
Kohan, J. reached on a fielding error by ss (2-2 BFKFB). Anderson, J. hit by
pitch (1-1 K); Kohan, J. advanced to second. Rowe, J. grounded out to p, SAC
(1-0 B); Anderson, J. advanced to second; Kohan, J. advanced to third. Klein,
B. struck out swinging (1-2 KBKS). Meyer, Kewby singled down the rf line, 2 RBI
(0-0); Anderson, J. scored, unearned; Kohan, J. scored, unearned. Meyer, Kewby
out at second p to 1b to ss, caught stealing. 2 runs, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB.

Nevada 3rd
Lombardi to p for Spizzirri. Byler, A. reached on a fielding error by ss (2-1
BBK). Jones, Brett singled through the right side (3-2 BBBKK); Byler, A.
advanced to third. Yrigoyen, G. reached on a fielder's choice (0-0); Jones,
Brett advanced to second; Byler, A. out at home 3b to c. Escobar, C. doubled
down the rf line, RBI (1-0 B); Yrigoyen, G. advanced to third; Jones, Brett
scored. Kohan, J. tripled to center field, 2 RBI (0-0); Escobar, C. scored;
Yrigoyen, G. scored, unearned. Anderson, J. singled to center field, RBI (1-0
B); Kohan, J. scored. Rowe, J. fouled out to 1b (1-0 B). Klein, B. singled to
right field (0-1 S); Anderson, J. advanced to second. Moeller to p for
Lombardi. Meyer, Kewby singled to right field, RBI (1-2 KKFBF); Klein, B.
advanced to second; Anderson, J. scored, unearned. Niebergall pinch ran for
Klein, B.. Byler, A. hit by pitch (1-0); Meyer, Kewby advanced to second;
Niebergall advanced to third. Jones, Brett flied out to cf (3-2 KKBFFFBB). 5
runs, 6 hits, 1 error, 3 LOB.

Pacific 4th
Niebergall to rf. Hunt, Kyle to ss for Yrigoyen, G.. Torchio singled to first
base (0-2 KF). Sullivan walked (3-2 BFBFBB); Torchio advanced to second.
Lockwood flied out to lf (0-0); Torchio advanced to third. Levine, D. to p for
Timko, Barry. Simms tripled to right center, 2 RBI (0-0); Sullivan scored;
Torchio scored. Taasaas grounded out to 3b, RBI (2-1 BKB); Simms scored. Murphy
singled up the middle (2-1 BBK). Johnston singled to pitcher (3-2 SSBBB);
Murphy advanced to second. Riley lined out to 1b (0-0). 3 runs, 4 hits, 0
errors, 2 LOB.

Nevada 4th
Hunt, Kyle walked (3-1 BKBBB). Escobar, C. homered to left field, 2 RBI (2-0
BB); Hunt, Kyle scored. Kohan, J. singled to center field (0-0). Anderson, J.
singled through the right side (0-1 K); Kohan, J. advanced to second. Larsen to
p for Moeller. Rowe, J. flied out to rf to right center (3-1 FBBB). Niebergall
infield fly to 2b (1-0 B). Meyer, Kewby grounded out to 2b (0-0). 2 runs, 3
hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

Pacific 5th
Van Gaver, E to p for Levine, D.. Christopher singled to third base (2-2 FBFB).
Christopher stole second. Torchio lined out to lf (1-2 FBF). Christopher
advanced to third. Sullivan singled to right field, RBI (3-1 BFBB); Christopher
scored. Lockwood lined out to cf (1-0 B). Simms popped up to cf to left center
(3-2 BBKFFB). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

Nevada 5th
Byler, A. tripled to right center (2-0 BB). Jones, Brett singled to left
center, RBI (1-0 B); Byler, A. scored. Brooks, C. pinch ran for Jones, Brett.
Hunt, Kyle grounded into double play 2b to ss to 1b (1-2 BFF); Brooks, C. out
on the play. Escobar, C. homered to center field, inside the park, RBI (0-0).
Kohan, J. tripled down the rf line (1-1 KB). Anderson, J. struck out looking
(3-2 BBBKFK). 2 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.



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