Cal Baseball Loses 10-1 at USC
April 9, 2006
LOS ANGELES, CALIF. - The California baseball team, after losing two one-run games in the first two games of the Pac-10 series at USC, lost 10-1 to the Trojans Sunday at Dedeaux Field in Los Angeles. The Golden Bears are now 16-16 overall and 4-5 in the Pac-10. USC improved to 20-14 and 7-2 in league play. Cal fell in the first game of the series, 2-1 in 10 innings, Friday night, and, 3-2, on Saturday.
The winning pitcher for the Trojans was freshman left-hander Tommy Milone, who pitched 6.0 innings with eight hits, one run, no walks and two strikeouts to improve his record to 6-0. The Bears got their lone run in the third inning when with two outs, sophomore right-fielder Taylor Grigsby doubled to left center, and was scored by sophomore third baseman Josh Satin's RBI single to right field.
Satin finished the day 3-for-3, while Grigsby was 1-for-4 with a double and finished the series 5-for-11 with two doubles and an RBI. Junior left fielder Chris Errecart was 2-for-3 on the day.
The losing pitcher for the Bears was freshman right-hander Matt Gorgen (1-3, 1.7 innings, five hits, three runs, two earned runs, two walks). Leading 4-1 after three innings, USC put the game out of reach by scoring six runs in the bottom of the fourth.
Cal will next host Hawaii in a non-conference game Tuesday, Apr. 11 at 2 p.m. at Evans Diamond, before traveling to Pullman, Wash. for a three-game Pac-10 series at Washington State, beginning Thursday, Apr. 13 at 6 p.m. at Brayton/Bailey Field.
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