No. 9 Stanford Takes First Game Of Series With 22-10 Victory
May 3, 2003
LOS ANGELES - Freshman first baseman John Mayberry, Jr., went 5-for-6 with a home run and six RBI Saturday and the No. 9 Stanford Cardinal defeated the USC Trojans, 22-10, in the first game of a Pac-10 Conference series at Dedeaux Field.
Stanford (29-14, 11-5) scored the most runs ever by an opponent at Dedeaux Field. The Trojans (25-20, 9-7) gave up 20 runs against Arizona on April 18, 1982. The loss also snapped the Trojans' five-game winning streak.
With the win, Stanford moves into first place in the Pac-10 Conference, a half-game ahead of idle Arizona State and a game ahead of Arizona, which plays California tonight. USC is now tied for fourth with Washington (8-6), two games behind Stanford.
Ryan Garko broke a 6-6 tie in the seventh with an RBI double for the Cardinal off reliever Josh Rummonds (4-3). The catcher went 4-for-6 with a home run, double and three RBI on the afternoon. An RBI double by Danny Putnam and RBI single by Jed Lowrie knocked out Rummonds as the Cardinal scored five runs in the inning. Stanford put the game away with a seven-run eighth inning and four more in the ninth.
David O'Hagan got the win in relief to improve to 5-1 on the season with 1 2/3 innings (three hits, one run).
Travis McAndrews registered his first multi-homer game for the Trojans with two solo home runs in a 4-for-5 day with three RBI.
The Cardinal jumped out to a 5-1 lead in the third, but the Trojans rallied with a two-run single by Anthony Lunetta in the bottom of the third and RBI single by Darin Vieira in the fourth. After Stanford scored one run in the fifth, the Trojans tied it on an RBI single by Joey Metropoulos.
USC starter Anthony Reyes and Stanford starter John Hudgins each gave up six runs in five innings of work.
Both teams will play a doubleheader on Sunday (May 4), beginning at noon. Both games will be broadcast on usctrojans.com.
STAN 032-010-574 - 22-19-1USC 012-120-112 - 10-17-3
WP - O'Hagan (5-1) LP - Rummonds (4-3)Hudgins, O'Hagan (6), McCally (7), Dyer (9) and Garko.Reyes, Rummonds (6), Quinonez (7), Benavente (8), Cooper (8) and Clement.T - 3:27 ATT - 429
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