College baseball roundup: Colton Eastman strikes out 13 as Cal State Fullerton extends win streak

Colton Eastman started out a career-high 13 batters as well as Cal State Fullerton got timely hits when it needed them as the Titans held on for 3-2 victory over UC Riverside and extended their winning streak to 7 games on Friday night at Goodwin Field.

The Titans (26-20 general, 13-3 Large West Meeting) has actually won 4 successive Friday video games, as well as Eastman (8-3) has had a considerable hand in all of them.

The right-hander has never lost a Big West video game on the mound, as well as he held UCR to two runs while scattering 7 hits amidst all those strikeouts in 7 innings. Blake Worker pitched 2 nothing innings of relief, enabling one hit and setting out 4.

Ruben Cardenas went 2 for 4 with an RBI for his team-leading 17th multi-hit video game. Sahid Valenzuela got two hits himself, consisting of a double, and also scored a run. Hank LoForte prolonged his on-base streak to 30 consecutive video games as well as contends the very least one hit in 19 of his last 20 games.

Mitchell Berryhill was 1 for 2 with a stroll, an RBI, a run racked up and 2 swiped bases. Jacob Pavletich went 1 for 2 with 2 walks, while Jairus Richards went 1 for 3 with a run racked up and an RBI.

Brett Borgogno produced a hit and also a stroll.

UCR (17-27, 5-11 Huge West) opened the racking up in the second when Connor Cannon homered to best facility.

Fullerton connected the score in all-time low of the third when Berryhill singled, took 2nd and also third as well as racked up on Cardenas’ sacrifice fly.

The Titans took the lead for good one inning later on. Valenzuela led off with a slicing double down the right field line, and Pavletich bunted for a base struck to put joggers at the edges. Two batters later, Richards provided an RBI single to left. Borgogno after that walked to fill the bases, and also Berryhill attracted a bases-loaded walk for a 3-1 lead.

The Highlanders obtained one run back in the fifth inning, however that was all they could round up.

The collection continues Saturday at 6 p.m.

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