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Wildcats Fall to Cardinals in Extras, 8-7

Feb 20, 2021

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TUCSON, Ariz. -- The Arizona Wildcats (1-1) dropped an extra-innings contest to the Ball State Cardinals (1-1) on Saturday night at Hi Corbett Field.

Outfielder Mac Bingham and designated hitter Ryan Holgate drove in six of the Wildcats seven runs - Bingham's three RBI marked a new career high.

The Wildcats combined to post 10 hits and draw 11 walks on the night.

Chandler Murphy turned in a quality start for the Wildcats in his 2021 debut. The right-hander worked 6.0 innings and allowed only two earned runs on six hits while striking out six. He issued no walks and exited the game with the lead.
Arizona WildBATS

  • DH Ryan Holgate: 2-for-6, 2 R, HR, 3 RBI
  • LF Mac Bingham: 2-for-4, 1 R, 3 RBI, 1 BB
  • RF Blake Paugh: 2-for-4, 2B
  • 2B Kobe Kato: 1-for-3, 1 R, 4 BB
  • 1B Branden Boissiere: 0-for-3, 1 R, RBI, 2 BB

Bullpen Bullies

  • RHP Vince Vannelle: 2.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 2 K
  • LHP Ian Churchill: 2.0 IP, 2 H, 1 R, 3 K

Number of the Night

  • Freshman catcher Daniel Susac picked up his first career hit on Saturday night, a single to left field in the bottom of the second inning.

Photo of the Night

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Up Next
Arizona and Ball State face off in game three of their four-game series tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 21 with a first pitch scheduled for 1:00 p.m. MST.