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USC Baseball Opens Homestand With San José State, Hawai'i

Mar 31, 2022

THIS WEEK: The USC baseball team plays its next seven games at home, starting with a three-game series against San Jose State beginning on Friday and then a single-game matchup with Hawaii on Monday.
 
GAME SCHEDULE:
Friday - USC vs. San Jose State (Dedeaux Field), April 1, 6 p.m. (USC Live Stream)
Saturday - USC vs. San Jose State (Dedeaux Field), April 2, 2 p.m. (USC Live Stream)
Sunday - USC vs. San Jose State (Dedeaux Field), April 3, 1 p.m. (USC Live Stream)
Monday - USC vs. Hawaii (Dedeaux Field), April 4, 6 p.m. (USC Live Stream)
 
PROBABLE STARTERS:
Friday - USC: LHP Isaac Esqueda (1-0, 0.77 ERA) vs. SJSU: RHP Jonathan Clark (0-2, 6.86 ERA)
Saturday - USC: RHP Tyler Stromsborg (1-1, 3.60 ERA) vs. SJSU: LHP Ethan Ross (0-2, 9.64 ERA)
Sunday - USC: RHP Charlie Hurley (3-1, 2.08 ERA) vs. SJSU: RHP Aaron Eden (3-2, 6.06 ERA)
 
BROADCAST INFO: All four home games will be streamed live on Pac-12+ via USCTrojans.com. Links to all of the broadcasts are available on the baseball schedule page at USCTrojans.com.
 
FOLLOW: Fans can also follow the action through live stats on USCTrojans.com. Live, in-game updates will be available for all games from @USC_Baseball on Twitter as well.
 
GET SOCIAL: Follow USC Baseball on social media to get updates on everything going on with the team this season. The Trojans can be found at @USC_Baseball on Twitter, @sctrojans_baseball on Instagram and USC Trojans Baseball on Facebook.
 
LAST WEEK: The Trojans were on the road for a Pac-12 matchup last week, dropping two-of-three to the No. 21 Oregon Ducks. All three were closely contested matchups decided by two or fewer runs. USC then had its midweek matchup with Seattle, originally scheduled for Wednesday night at Dedeaux Field, cancelled due to health and safety protocols in the Seattle program.
 
SERIES VS. SJSU: The Trojans lead the all-time series 7-1, with the teams last playing in 1984.
 
SERIES VS. HAWAII: USC leads the all-time series 30-25, with the teams last playing in 2014.
 
TEAM NOTES:

  • USC's 8 triples are the 3rd most in the Pac-12.
  • USC's pitching staff has allowed 3.41 walks/9, the 4th fewest in the conference.
  • The Trojans' 18 stolen bases are the 5th most in the Pac-12.
  • USC's 14 sacrifice flies are the most in the Pac-12 and 28th in the NCAA
  • The Trojans have 4 players who have recorded a save this season; Matt Keating (3), Garrett Clarke, Carson Lambert, Nate Clow.

 
PLAYER NOTES:

  • Adrian Colon-Rosado leads USC with a .360 batting average which is also good for 11th in the Pac-12. He has reached base in each of his last 20 games played.
  • Tyresse Turner's 9 stolen bases are 3rd in the Pac-12.
  • Charlie Hurley's 2.08 ERA is 6th best in the Pac-12. He picked up the wins in each of his first 3 collegiate starts, including tossing a career-high 6.0 innings in a win over No. 15 UCLA.
  • Tyler Lozano came into 2022 with 1 home run in his first 3 college seasons, but now leads USC and is 8th in the Pac-12 with 6 long balls this season. The Trojans are 5-1 when Lozano homers.