April 27, 2012
RENO, Nev. – Trailing 2-0 after four innings the University of Nevada (23-18, 6-4 WAC) baseball team scored eight unanswered runs to defeat Fresno State (17-21, 1-6 WAC) 8-2 in the first game of a three-game Western Athletic Conference series at Peccole Park Friday night. The Wolf Pack improved to 23-18 and 6-4 in WAC play while the Bulldogs fell to 17-21 and 1-6 on conference action.
FS scored single runs in the first and fourth innings but Nevada answered with three runs in the fifth to move in front to stay 3-2. Joe Kohan drove home two of the runs in the inning.
Center fielder Jameson Rowe doubled home two runs as part of Nevada’s four-run sixth inning. After an intentional walk to Carlos Escobar loaded the bases with two down in the seventh Kohan walked to force home the Pack’s final run of the game.
Bradey Shipley (7-3) earned his seventh win of the season allowing two runs in seven innings on the mound. Elliott Van Gaver and Colby Blueberg closed out the game pitching a scoreless inning each. Tyler Linehan (3-5) suffered the loss giving up seven runs, six earned in his six innings of action.
First baseman Kewby Meyer (4-for-5,R,RBI) collected a career-high four hits, scored a run and drove in one to lead the Pack. Shortstop Kyle Hunt (2-for-4,2R,RBI) and Escobar (2-for-3,2,RBI) had two hits and an RBI each. Kohan (1-for-2,R,3RBI) drove in a game-high three.
Patrick Hutcheson (3-for-5) had three hits to lead five Bulldog hitters that finished the night with multiple hits.
Game two of the series is scheduled for 1 p.m. on Saturday afternoon.
Nevada 8, Fresno State 2 (Apr 27, 2012 at Reno, Nevada)
Fresno State...... 100 100 000 - 2 12 1 (17-21, 1-6 WAC)
Nevada.............. 000 034 10X - 8 13 1 (23-18, 6-4 WAC)
Pitchers: Fresno State - Linehan,Tyler; Munro,William(7); Mundell,Garrett(7) and Wynns,Austin.
Nevada - Shipley, Braden; Van Gaver, Elliot(8); Blueberg, Colby(9) and Escobar Jr., Carlos.
Win-Shipley, Braden(7-3) Loss-Linehan,Tyler(3-5) T-2:42 A-464
Weather: 59, overcast, 5 mph
Fresno State 1st
Hutcheson,P singled up the middle (2-1 KBB). Hutcheson,P out at second c to 2b,
caught stealing. Tempel,T struck out swinging (2-2 BBKFS). Judge,A singled to
third base (2-1 KBB). Judge,A stole second. Garrison,Tr singled to left center,
RBI (1-2 SBS); Judge,A scored. Garrison,Tr out at second c to 2b, caught
stealing. 1 run, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.
Fresno State 4th
Garrison,Tr doubled to right center (0-0). Wise,K singled up the middle (1-1
BS); Garrison,Tr advanced to third. Wynns,A singled to third base, RBI (1-2
KBF); Wise,K advanced to second; Garrison,Tr scored. Brink,J out at first 1b to
2b, SAC (0-0); Wynns,A advanced to second; Wise,K advanced to third. Luplow,J
grounded out to p (0-1 K). Mariscal,C lined out to 3b (1-0 B). 1 run, 3 hits, 0
errors, 2 LOB.
Hunt, Kyle singled to left field (2-1 BBK). Escobar, C. doubled to right field
(2-1 KBB); Hunt, Kyle advanced to third. Kohan, J. singled to first base, 2 RBI
(0-0); Escobar, C. scored; Hunt, Kyle scored. Anderson, J. reached on a
fielder's choice (2-2 FKBB); Kohan, J. advanced to second on a fielding error
by 2b. Rowe, J. out at first c to 2b, SAC (0-0); Anderson, J. advanced to
second; Kohan, J. advanced to third. Klein, B. struck out swinging (1-2 BKKS).
Meyer, Kewby singled to left field, RBI (0-0); Anderson, J. advanced to third,
out at home lf to c; Kohan, J. scored, unearned. 3 runs, 4 hits, 1 error, 1
Byler, A. fouled out to c. Jones, Brett singled up the middle (0-2 KK). Hunt,
Kyle tripled to right center, RBI (2-0 BB); Jones, Brett scored. Escobar, C.
singled through the left side, RBI (3-2 KBBFB); Hunt, Kyle scored. Kohan, J.
walked (3-2 BKBFFFFFFBFB); Escobar, C. advanced to second. Anderson, J. reached
on a fielder's choice (0-1 K); Kohan, J. out at second 2b to ss; Escobar, C.
advanced to third. Anderson, J. stole second. Rowe, J. doubled to left center,
2 RBI (2-2 KFBB); Anderson, J. scored; Escobar, C. scored. Klein, B. out at
first 1b to p (0-0). 4 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.
Munro,W to p for Linehan,T. Meyer, Kewby singled to pitcher (3-1 KBBB).
Yrigoyen, G. singled to shortstop (0-1 F); Meyer, Kewby advanced to second.
Jones, Brett out at first p to 2b, SAC (0-0); Yrigoyen, G. advanced to second;
Meyer, Kewby advanced to third. Hunt, Kyle struck out swinging (1-2 BSFS).
Escobar, C. intentionally walked (3-0 BBBB). Kohan, J. walked, RBI (3-1 BBKBB);
Escobar, C. advanced to second; Yrigoyen, G. advanced to third; Meyer, Kewby
scored. Mundell,G to p for Munro,W. Anderson, J. grounded out to 1b unassisted
(0-2 SS). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.
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