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Five-Run Ninth Lifts USD to Victory Over UCR
Austin Bailey.

March 25, 2014

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RIVERSIDE, Calif. - The University of San Diego baseball team rallied in the top of the ninth inning to score five unanswered runs, in order to claim a 13-8 win over UC Riverside Tuesday evening in a non-conference game at the Riverside Sports Complex.

With the score knotted at 8-all, in a wild game that featured both teams recording double-digit hits, the Toreros (16-8) put on their rally caps and went to work in the top of the ninth. Connor Joe got things started with an infield single to the shortstop. Joe then moved up to second on an Andrew Daniel single to right field. Josh Goossen-Brown then moved both runners up one base with a fly out to centerfield. Jesse Jenner was intentionally walked to load the bases, and Austin Bailey made them pay for that decision, with a 2-run single to left field.

Both Jenner and Bailey moved up a base on an error by the UCR catcher, and Louie Lechich drove in Jenner with a sacrifice fly to centerfield. Connor Jauch kept things going, as he hit an infield single, then moved to second on an error, which allowed Bailey to safely come across the plate for the fourth run of the frame. After Kyle Holder drew a walk, Grant Melker drove in the final run of the game with a single to centerfield, to put the game at its final of 13-8.

 

 

The Highlanders (11-10) got on the scoreboard first, as the pushed across a pair of runs on two hits in the bottom of the second. The UCR runs came on a Matthew Ellis RBI single, and a bases-loaded Joe Chavez walk to give the Highlanders a 2-0 lead.

The Toreros answered right back in the top of third inning, as they scored a pair of runs on no hits. The USD runs came on a fielding error, and a Joe sacrifice fly to right field, moving the score to 2-2.

USD then went on to score three runs in the top of the fourth inning, and three more in the eighth, while UCR would score two in the sixth, one in the seventh, and three in the eighth, put the game at its final of 13-8.

Offensively for the Toreros, Bailey led the way, as he went 2-for-3 with two RBI. Melker went 2-fof-3 with an RBI, and both Daniel and Jenner went 2-for-4.

Goossen-brown (1-0) picked up the win on the mound for the Toreros, as he allowed one unearned run on one hit in 2.0 innings of work. UCR's Joie Dunyon (0-1) was saddled with the loss for the Highlanders, as he allowed two runs on two hits in 0.1 innings of work.

The Toreros will return to action on Friday, as they resume West Coast Conference play with a 3 p.m. game against the University of San Francisco.

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