UA Baseball hopes to rack up more W's against Cal - Tucson News Now

UA Baseball hopes to rack up more W's against Cal


Leading Off …

-  Trent Gilbert was named the Pac-12 Player of the Week after going 5-for-13 with three runs scored and six RBI last week vs. Utah.

-   Gilbert is tied for No. 2 nationally with five triples.

-   Arizona pitchers have eight saves this year after registering 10 all of last season.

-   Mathew Troupe's 12 career saves rank No. 7 in program history.

-   Johnny Field is batting .444 (8-for-18) since moving into the leadoff position four games ago.

-   Brandon Dixon leads the Pac-12 in runs (38), hits (45) and stolen bases (22). He ranks second in batting (.413) and slugging (.651).

-   Konner Wade has yet to throw a complete game in 2013 after throwing six last season, including one at California.

-   Joseph Maggi is batting 7-for-13 (.528) over the last five games.

-   UA hitters have drawn 130 walks and been hit by a pitch 42 times compared to only 142 strikeouts.

-   Five of UA's first nine Pac-12 games have been decided by one run.

-   Tyler Crawford is 3-2 with a 1.89 ERA over seven career starts.

-   UA has hit .300 or better for 10 consecutive seasons.

-   UA has 12 last at-bat victories since March of 2012.

-   UA is 14-2 when out-hitting opponents this season.

Radio: All three games will be broadcast on 1290AM in Tucson. Brian Jeffries will provide the play-by-play descriptions. 

TV: Sunday's game will be televised live on ESPNU. Roxy Bernstein (pxp) and Paul Lo Duca (color) will call the action.

All-Time Series: Arizona leads, 100-70                 

Streak: UA has won three straight     

First Meetings: March 31, 1951 (UA 3, Cal 1at California)

Last Meetings: May 11-13, 2012 (UA swept three games at California)

Date         Time (MST)                   Location (Ballpark)                      Probable Starters     

Fri., April 5       6 p.m.              Tucson, Ariz. (Hi Corbett Field)           RHP Ryan Mason (4-0, 2.37) vs. RHP Konner Wade (2-2, 3.99)

Sat., April 6      6 p.m.              Tucson, Ariz. (Hi Corbett Field)            LHP Justin Jones (1-3, 4.76) vs. RHP James Farris (3-3, 4.08)

Sun., April 7     1 p.m.              Tucson, Ariz. (Hi Corbett Field)      RHP Keaton Siomkin (1-0, 2.38) vs. LHP Tyler Crawford (3-1, 2.30)

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