Stanford Knocks Off First-Place Arizona For First Pac-10 Win, 6-3
April 15, 2007
Stanford, Calif. - Stanford (15-17, 1-8 Pac-10) picked up its first Pac-10 win of the season by knocking off first-place and No. 13 Arizona (30-7, 8-1 Pac-10) by a score of 6-3 to salvage the finale of a three-game set on a pleasant Sunday afternoon at Sunken Diamond. Stanford ended the nation's longest current NCAA Division I at 16 games, while snapping its own nine-game Pac-10 and six-game home losing skids.
Erik Davis helped the Cardinal hold on to a slim lead with 4.0 scoreless innings of one-hit relief to record his first save of the season, while Jeffrey Inman (3-2) picked up the win by limiting the Wildcats to three runs and striking out six over the first 5.0 innings.
Michael Taylor (3-4, 2B, RBI) and Brian Juhl (2-4, RBI) had multiple-hit games for the Cardinal, while Sean Ratliff homered and drove in a pair.Erik Castro (2-4) and Colt Sedbrook (2-4) combined for four of Arizona's six hits.
Ryan Perry (0-1) took the loss, allowing four runs on six hits with one walk and one strikeout in a started that lasted just 2.1 innings.
Stanford wraps up a four-game homestand with a non-conference contest versus Santa Clara (RECORD) at Sunken Diamond on Tuesday, April 17 (6 pm, PT). The Cardinal returns to Pac-10 action at California (RECORDS) next Friday-Sunday, April 21-23 (2:30 pm, 1 pm, 1 pm, PT).
Tickets for the Santa Clara game all regular season Stanford Baseball home contests are available online at gostanford.com or by calling 1-800-STANFORD. On game days, tickets may be purchased at the Sunken Diamond Ticket Office window beginning one hour before first pitch. For group ticket information (groups of 10 or more), call 650-725-2876.
A full recap will follow.
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