Cats, Lopes Meet Tuesday at Hi Corbett Field
TUCSON, Ariz. — The Arizona Wildcats (32-14) and Grand Canyon Antelopes (30-15) square off in a midweek clash this Tuesday, May 3 at Hi Corbett Field.
The two in-state programs battle for the season series, which is currently level at one win apiece. The Wildcats are fresh off a 3-1 series win over Nevada, while the Antelopes took 2-of-3 in a road series at Utah Valley last weekend.
Tuesday's game will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks and broadcast locally on Wildcats Radio 1290 AM with play-by-play voice Brian Jeffries on the call.
Come out to the ballpark and enjoy the final $2 Tuesday of the season. Additionally, the first 1,000 fans through the gates will receive a Nik McClaughry collectible trading card. You can check out the complete Arizona Baseball promotional schedule HERE and purchase tickets to home games HERE.
More information on Tuesday's game can be found below.
|Date||Opponent||Time (MST)||Arizona Pitcher||Opponent Pitcher|
|Tuesday, May 3||Grand Canyon||6:00 PM||LHP Eric Orloff (1-1, 4.21)||RHP Carter Young (1-3, 4.79)|
- The Arizona Wildcats host the Grand Canyon Antelopes for their final midweek game of the season on Tuesday night. The game will be televised by the Pac-12 Networks with play-by-play from Daron Sutton and broadcast on Wildcats Radio 1290 AM with play-by-play from Brian Jeffries.
- Arizona leads the all-time series against Grand Canyon, 67-25, with games dating back to 1967. The Wildcats won the most recent matchup against the Antelopes, 5-3, earlier this season on March 29 in Phoenix. Tuesday represents the rubber match in the season series.
- Outfielder Mac Bingham has reached base safely in 32 consecutive games, the longest active streak on the team and the longest streak of his career. Outfielder Tanner O'Tremba (22 games) also sports an extended on-base streak.
- The Wildcats currently lead the Pac-12 and rank fourth nationally with 45 double plays turned on defense. Their average of 0.98 DP/G is the fifth-best mark by an Arizona team since 1996.
- Arizona shortstop Nik McClaughry leads the Pac-12 in defensive assists with 145. In 209 chances this season he has committed only five errors, good for a .976 fielding percentage.
- Catcher Daniel Susac (73) and outfielder Tanner O'Tremba (70) rank first and second in the conference in hits, respectively. Both marks rank in the Top 15 among all Division I players in the country.
- O'Tremba currently leads the Pac-12 batting title race with a .376 batting average.