This Week in Pac-10 Baseball

Feb. 23, 2010

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    Tues., Feb. 23
    UCLA at Long Beach State, 6:30 p.m.
    Loyola Marymount @ USC, 6 p.m.

    Wed., Feb. 24
    UC Davis at CALIFORNIA, 1:30 p.m.
    Pacific at STANFORD, 5:30 p.m.

    Thurs., Feb. 25
    OREGON at Hawai’i, 6:35 p.m.

    Fri., Feb. 26
    Long Beach State at ARIZONA, 6 p.m.
    Towson at ARIZONA STATE, 6:30 p.m.
    CALIFORNIA vs. Central Michigan, 11 a.m.
    Cal State Bakersfield Tournament - Bakersfield, Calif.
    OREGON at Hawai’i, 1:05 p.m.
    Tennessee at OREGON STATE, 5:30 p.m.
    STANFORD at Texas, 3 p.m.
    Vanderbilt at UCLA, 6 p.m.
    Adidas-Nike Classic - Los Angeles, Calif. 
    USC vs. Oklahoma State, 6:30 p.m.
    Adidas-Nike Classic - Los Angeles, Calif. 
    Fresno State at WASHINGTON, 5 p.m.
    WASHINGTON STATE vs. Bethune-Cookman, 1 p.m.
    Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic - Lubbock, Texas
    WASHINGTON STATE at Texas Tech, 4 p.m.
    Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic - Lubbock, Texas

    Sat., Feb. 27
    Long Beach State at ARIZONA, 6 p.m.
    Towson at ARIZONA STATE (DH), 1 p.m.
    CALIFORNIA vs. St. Mary’s, 11 a.m.
    Cal State Bakersfield Tournament - Bakersfield, Calif.
    OREGON at Hawai’i, 1:05 p.m.
    Tennessee at OREGON STATE, 2 p.m.
    STANFORD at Texas, 2 p.m.
    Oklahoma State at UCLA, 2 p.m.
    Adidas-Nike Classic - Los Angeles, Calif.
    USC vs. Vanderbilt, 6:30 p.m.
    Adidas-Nike Classic - Los Angeles, Calif.
    Fresno State at WASHINGTON, 2 p.m.
    WASHINGTON STATE vs. Bethune-Cookman, 1 p.m.
    Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic - Lubbock, Texas

    Sun., Feb. 28
    Long Beach State at ARIZONA, 12 p.m.
    Towson at ARIZONA STATE, 1 p.m.
    CALIFORNIA at Cal State Bakersfield, 2 p.m.
    Cal State Bakersfield Tournament - Bakersfield, Calif.
    OREGON at Hawaii, 6:35 p.m.
    Tennessee at OREGON STATE, 1 p.m.
    STANFORD at Texas, 1 p.m.
    USC vs. UCLA, 2 p.m. (FSN)
    Adidas-Nike Classic - Los Angeles, Calif. 
    Fresno State at WASHINGTON, 1 p.m.
    WASHINGTON STATE at Texas Tech, 1 p.m.
    Brooks Wallace Memorial Classic - Lubbock, Texas

    Game local to site and subject to change.


    PAC-10 TEAM NOTES

    ARIZONA (3-0, 0-0): The Wildcats became the seventh program in NCAA history to win 2,500 games all-time on Feb. 19 behind the senational pitching performance of FR RHP Kurt Heyer. Heyer struck out 13-of-22 batters faced over six innnings as Arizona defeated Utah Valley, 8-1. For his efforts, Heyer earned his first-career Pac-10 Pitcher of the Week.  

    ARIZONA STATE (3-0, 0-0): SO 2B Zack MacPhee earned his first-career Pac-10 Player of the Week honor and was named the NCBWA National Hitter of the Week after leading the Sun Devils to a three-game sweep of Northern Illinois. MacPhee went 8-for-11 for a .727 batting average and a 1.818 slugging percentage. He accumulated 20 total bases, thanks in part to his four triples. He only registered one triple all of last season. He scored seven times and drove in eight runs in the series. 

    CALIFORNIA (3-0, 0-0): The Golden Bears outscored Southern Utah, 46-0, over the weekend and finished with a .449 team batting avergae (57-for-127). On the mound, the Cal pitchers were equally impressive striking out 30 batters and allowing only three walks for the series. Led by FR LHP Justin Jones, who threw 7.0 innings, allowing seven hits, one walk and nine strikeouts in Saturday’s 22-0 win. 

    OREGON (3-1, 0-0): The Ducks opened the 2010 campaign winning three of four games during the opening weekend, including a 7-3 upset over then-No. 4 Cal State Fullerton on Feb. 19. FR INF J.J. Altobelli 5-for-12 (.417 batting average) and drove in five runs. He also scored three runs in the series. 

    OREGON STATE (3-1, 0-0): Traveling across the Pacific Ocean, the Beavers took three of four from host Hawai’i. JR 3B Stefan Romero belted his first home run of the season to help OSU overcome a 6-3 deficit for a 10-6 win. Romero has been the only player on the team to hit a home run this season. He now has seven career homers and is the active team leader. 

    STANFORD (3-0, 0-0): JR 1B Jonathan Kaskow led the Cardinal to a weekend sweep over then-No. 5 Rice. For the weekend, Kaskow led the team with five RBI for a .750 slugging percentage and .583 on-base average. SO RHP Jordan Pries got the nod for the season opener, allowing nine hits and striking out five over 7.2 innings.  

    UCLA (3-0, 0-0): The Bruins went 3-0 in the MLB Urban Invitational. The offense posted a .398 team batting average. SO RHP Trevor Bauer, last year’s Pac-10 Freshman of the Year, registered a career-high 13 strikeouts, allowing three runs and four hits over eight innings of work as UCLA defeated Bethune Cookman, 10-3. Bauer improved to 8-0 as a starting pitcher. 

    USC (2-1, 0-0): The Trojans took two of three from Cal Poly. USC is tied for second in the Conference in home runs (4) and fourth in doubles (9). In the rubber-match game against Cal Poly, SO INF Ricky Oropesa broke a 4-4 tie in the ninth with a leadoff solo homer. The run sparked a five-run ninth inning as the Men of Troy won, 9-4. On the season, Oropesa is batting .304 (4-for-13) with a home run and four RBI.

    WASHINGTON (2-1, 0-0): Under new head coach Lindsay Meggs, the Huskies opened the season going 2-1 at the Cactus Classic in Tucson, Ariz. Against Gonzaga, the Huskies rallied from a 4-0 deficit by scoring two runs in the seventh, one in the eighth and three in the ninth to beat the Zags, 10-9. SO CF Caleb Brown went 7-for-12 (.583) with two triples, a home run, five RBI and three runs scored. 

    WASHINGTON STATE (2-0, 0-0): In its second game against Seattle, Washington State pounded out 23 hits for a 23-0 shutout. Fifteen different Cougars collected at least one hit, led by three each from SO OF Derek Jones and JR SS Cody Bartlett. The 23 runs were the most for WSU since Feb. 14, 1999 at New Mexico State. The 23 hits also were the most since March 8, 2008 against Kent State (24). 

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