Nevada Escapes With 9-8 Victory Over UC Davis

Kewby Meyer had three hits and three RBI in Tuesday victory over UCD.

May 8, 2012

Final Stats

RENO, Nev.  – The University of Nevada (27-21) led UC Davis (18-26) 8-2 heading to the ninth inning but had to score in the bottom of the inning to defeat the Aggies 9-8 in a nonconference game on Tuesday afternoon at Peccole Park.  With the win the Wolf Pack improves to 27-21 while the Aggies fall to 18-26.

The Pack held a six run advantage heading to the top of the ninth inning and closer Matt Gardner retired the first two hitters of the inning but 10 more Aggie batters came to the plate and six scored to tie the game at 8-8.  Freshman Colby Blueberg did record the final out of the inning but faced four batters before UCD was retired.

In the bottom of the ninth inning  Jamison Rowe doubled with one out and moved to third on the play after the Aggie right fielder bobbled the ball.  An intentional walk to Kewby Meyer and then Cameron Brooks reached on a fielders choice to load the bases.  Reserve infielder Ray McIntire dropped down a bunt single to score Rowe with the winning run as Nevada escaped with the 9-8 victory in its final midweek game of the season.

Blueberg (1-2) won his first game at Nevada recording the one out in the top of the ninth.  Harry Stanwyck (2-4) was tagged with the loss giving up just the one run in two innings on the mound.

Meyer (3-for-3,2R,3RBI)  led Nevada with three hits and three RBI.  Jay Anderson (2-for-4,2R), Rowe (2-for-5,R),  Brett Jones (2-for-4,RBI) and Brooks Klein (2-for-4,2R,2RBI) had two hits apiece.  Klein and Carlos Escobar each drove in two.

Paul Politi (3-for-4,2R) led the Aggies with three hits and Kevin Barker (2-for-5,2R,3RBI) had two hits and three RBI.

Nevada plays its final home games of the season this weekend when San Jose State comes to town for a three-game Western Athletic Conference series starting Friday night at 6 p.m.  Saturday and Sunday’s games are scheduled for 1 p.m.

Nevada 9, UC Davis 8 (May 08, 2012 at Reno, Nevada)
UC Davis............ 000 200 006  -  8 14  1      (18-26)
Nevada.............. 100 321 101  -  9 14  0      (27-21)
Pitchers: UC Davis - Wolf, Evan; Burke, Ben(5); Hennessey, Patrick(6); Stanwyck, Harry(7) and
Brann, Spencer. Nevada - Culligan, Timothy; Timko, Barry(2); Marks, Troy(5); Prihar, Sean(6);
Van Gaver, Elliot(7); Yrigoyen, Garrett(8); Gardner, Matt(9); Blueberg, Colby(9) and Teel, Ryan
; Escobar Jr., Carlos.
Win-Blueberg, Colby(1-2)  Loss-Stanwyck, Harry(2-4)  T-2:51  A-378
Weather: 75 partly cloudy, 8 mph NE    

Nevada 1st
Anderson, J. singled down the rf line (1-1 BK). Anderson, J. stole second.
Rowe, J. grounded out to ss (1-2 SFBF); Anderson, J. advanced to third. Meyer,
Kewby flied out to rf, SF, RBI (0-0); Anderson, J. scored. Jones, Brett flied
out to cf (1-2 BSS). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

UC Davis 4th
Brann grounded out to 2b (0-0). Politi walked (3-2 BKBFBFFB). Barker tripled to
center field, RBI (3-2 BBBKF); Politi scored. Johnson singled through the right
side, RBI (0-0); Barker scored. Williams grounded out to 2b (0-2 FS); Johnson
advanced to second. Allgrove grounded out to ss (0-0). 2 runs, 2 hits, 0
errors, 1 LOB.

Nevada 4th
Meyer, Kewby doubled to left field (1-2 BFF). Jones, Brett flied out to cf
(0-0). Byler, A. walked (3-0 BBBB). Klein, B. doubled to right center, advanced
to third on the throw, 2 RBI (1-0 B); Byler, A. scored; Meyer, Kewby scored.
Escobar, C. grounded out to 2b, RBI (0-0); Klein, B. scored. Hunt, Kyle popped
up to rf to right center (2-1 BBK). 3 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

Nevada 5th
Burke to p for Wolf. Kohan, J. singled to center field (1-1 KB). Anderson, J.
lined out to lf down the lf line (0-0). Rowe, J. struck out swinging (3-2
BFFBBS); Kohan, J. stole second. Meyer, Kewby doubled to left center, RBI (1-0
B); Kohan, J. scored. Jones, Brett doubled to right field, RBI (1-2 BKFK);
Meyer, Kewby scored. Byler, A. flied out to rf (0-0). 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors,
1 LOB.
Nevada 6th
Hennessey to p for Burke. Klein, B. tripled to right center (0-0). Escobar, C.
flied out to rf, SF, RBI (1-0 B); Klein, B. scored. Hunt, Kyle struck out
looking (3-2 BFBFBK). Kohan, J. grounded out to 3b (2-2 KBSB). 1 run, 1 hit, 0
errors, 0 LOB.

Nevada 7th
Anderson, J. singled to pitcher, bunt (0-0). Anderson, J. stole second. Rowe,
J. singled, out at first lf to 2b to 1b (3-2 BBFFB); Anderson, J. advanced to
third. Stanwyck to p for Hennessey. Meyer, Kewby singled to left center, RBI
(0-1 K); Anderson, J. scored. Jones, Brett singled to center field (0-0);
Meyer, Kewby advanced to second. Brooks, C. pinch ran for Jones, Brett. Byler,
A. flied out to lf down the lf line (0-0). Klein, B. flied out to cf (1-0 B). 1
run, 4 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

UC Davis 9th
Teel, Ryan to c for Anderson, J.. McIntire, R. to 2b. Niebergall to lf.
Daniels, Ray to 3b. Gardner, M. to p for Yrigoyen, G.. Williams grounded out to
p (0-0). Allgrove grounded out to ss (2-2 BKFB). Lipson singled through the
right side (0-1 K). Lassen pinch ran for Lipson. Lassen advanced to second on a
wild pitch. Popkins walked (3-1 BKBBB). Logan pinch hit for Lynch. Logan
doubled to right center, RBI (0-2 KK); Popkins advanced to third; Lassen
scored. Brann singled up the middle, 2 RBI (1-0 B); Logan scored; Popkins
scored. Politi singled up the middle (1-0 B); Brann advanced to second. Politi
advanced to second on a wild pitch; Brann advanced to third on a wild pitch.
Barker doubled down the lf line, 2 RBI (1-2 KKFB); Politi scored; Brann scored.
Blueberg, C. to p for Gardner, M.. Johnson singled to pitcher (0-2 KS); Barker
advanced to third. Mazzara pinch hit for Williams. Mazzara hit by pitch (1-2
KF); Johnson advanced to second. Morgan pinch ran for Mazzara. Allgrove hit by
pitch, RBI (3-2 KBBBK); Morgan advanced to second; Johnson advanced to third;
Barker scored. March pinch hit for Lassen. March struck out swinging (0-2 KSS).
6 runs, 6 hits, 0 errors, 3 LOB.

Nevada 9th
Heptig to ss for March. Morgan to cf. Teel, Ryan struck out swinging (3-2
BFFBBFS). Rowe, J. doubled down the rf line, advanced to third on a fielding
error by rf (2-1 FBB). Meyer, Kewby intentionally walked (3-0 BBBB). Brooks, C.
to dh. Brooks, C. reached on a fielder's choice (3-1 BBBK); Meyer, Kewby
advanced to second. McIntire, R. singled, bunt, RBI (0-1 K); Brooks, C.
advanced to second; Meyer, Kewby advanced to third; Rowe, J. scored. 1 run, 2
hits, 1 error, 3 LOB.



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