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All around effort earns USD 4-2 win over Pepperdine
Dylan Covey

April 13, 2013

Box Score

SAN DIEGO, Calif. - The USD baseball team registered a 4-2 victory over the Pepperdine Waves on Saturday evening at Fowler Park. Despite falling down 1-0 early, the Toreros (20-14, 6-5) strung enough offense together and combined it with solid defense and great pitching to earn the win.

Pepperdine (19-14, 7-4) took an early 1-0 lead in the top of the first when Kolten Yamaguchi delivered an RBI single to right field.

USD literally wasted no time in evening the score at 1-1. Kris Bryant, who was hitting in the leadoff spot, drove the first pitch he saw from Pepperdine starter Corey Miller over the wall in straightaway center field for his 15th long ball of the year.

With two outs in the bottom of the second, USD took advantage of four consecutive walks by Miller to take a 2-1 lead. The Toreros could have added more but a bases-loaded strikeout by Logan Davis ended the inning.

The Toreros increased their lead with a two-out RBI single through the left side by Andrew Daniel that scored Connor Joe from third and put USD up 3-1.

Both teams' offenses were quiet for the next four innings until Dillon Haupt helped USD tack on an insurance run in the bottom of the seventh when he poked a two-strike single down the right field line to score AJ Robinson from second and give the Toreros a 4-1 advantage.

Pepperdine didn't go down without a fight, however. Bryan Langlois belted a solo home run off Torero reliever PJ Conlon to leadoff the top of the ninth, cutting the USD lead to 4-2. Trevor Bayless would eventually come on with one out in the top of the ninth and proceed to get a strikeout and flyout to end the game and pickup the save, his first of the season.

 

 

USD starter Dylan Covey threw 30 pitches in the first inning but settled down from that point on. Covey (2-3) threw 5.1 innings, allowing one run on three hits while striking out six and walking two. Conlon was solid in relief, going 3.0 innings where he allowed just one run on three hits with four strikeouts and one walk.

The Toreros and Waves return for the rubber match of the three-game series on Sunday at Fowler Park with first pitch set for 1 pm.

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