Arizona Baseball back from the brink - Tucson News Now

Arizona Baseball back from the brink

(Cover photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics) (Cover photo courtesy: Arizona Athletics)

Arizona completed a three-game sweep of No. 7 UCLA Saturday at Hi Corbett Field, topping the Bruins 6-3 in front of 2,358 fans. 

The Wildcats (28-17, 10-11) never trailed in any of the three games against the Bruins (30-13, 14-7).

It’s Arizona’s first sweep of UCLA since 2005 and first home sweep of the Bruins since 1991. 

The Cats are 7-2 against UCLA since coach Jay Johnson took over in 2016. 

Starting pitcher Juan Aguilera (6-0) went 6 1/3 innings, giving up two runs on six hits, while walking three and striking out five. 

Zach Sherman closed the game allowing just a run over the final 2 1/3 innings with five strikeouts.

Alfonso Rivas hit his 6th home run of the season for the Wildcats, who are now 20-5 at Hi Corbett.

Donta Williams, Cesar Salazar, matt Frazier and Seve Romo also drove in runs for Arizona.

UA returns to action Tuesday at home against Grand Canyon. First pitch is set for 6 p.m. 

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