Feb. 17, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The University of San Diego baseball team (0-3) couldn't avoid being swept by San Diego State (3-0), losing 5-3 Sunday afternoon at Fowler Park.
For the second day in a row, the Toreros had the tying run on second base with no outs in the bottom of the ninth, but once again failed to bring him home, spoiling San Diego's opening weekend at Fowler Park.
The Toreros, who have yet to hold a lead in the young 2013 season, dug themselves in a hole in the third inning. After USD starter Max MacNabb allowed consecutive hits and a walk, the Aztecs' Tim Zier came to the plate with the bases loaded. Zier, who had five RBI in the first two contests, roped a single to left to knock in two runs. A third run came in to score after a throwing error by left fielder Lucas Hagberg.
The Aztecs would tack on one more run the following inning when Avondre Bollar tripled off MacNabb to score Tyler France who had reached on an error.
Down 4-0, the Toreros got on the scoreboard in the bottom of the fifth. After Logan Davis singled, Hagberg knocked him in with a double down the left field line. Hagberg would wind up crossing the plate after a wild pitch by Aztec starter Ryan Doran.
The following inning, San Diego State added one more run after France knocked in Brad Haynal with a double to right center field.
The Toreros would creep closer in the seven inning after Davis led off the inning with a single to right off Travis Pitcher. After stealing second, Davis would came all the way around to score after two wild pitches by Pitcher.
The Toreros first three batters would reach base in the bottom of the ninth, putting the winning run on first base for their 2-3-4 hitters. The Aztecs called upon closer Bubba Derby for the second straight night, and he was able to silence the Torero bats with three straight strikeouts to seal the victory for the Aztecs.
Ryan Doran (1-0) got the win for the Aztecs, giving up two runs on seven hits in six innings. MacNabb was saddled with the loss, allowing five runs (three earned) on six hits in five innings.
Logan Davis, who continues to impress in his debut season with the Toreros, went 3-for-3 with two runs scored.
The Toreros will look for their first win at Fowler Park next weekend when they 2012 College World Series participant Kent State for a four game series. The series starts on Friday at 6:00 p.m.
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