March 15, 2013
Box Score (Game 1) | Box Score (Game 2)
SEATTLE, Calif. - Harry Stanwyck pitched seven solid innings as visiting UC Davis beat Seattle University 7-4 in the opener, while Kevin Barker and Seth Batty each had two hits in a tough 10-9 loss in the nightcap, as the Aggies and Redhawks split a nonconference baseball twinbill on Friday.
The Aggies stand 8-11 after Friday's action while Seattle is 7-12. The teams were scheduled to play single games Friday through Sunday, but rainy forecasts resulted in a doubleheader on Friday and a scheduled single game Saturday.
Stanwyck paced UC Davis in the opener, scattering eight hits while allowing just three earned runs in his seven innings of action. He had two strikeouts and three walks. Stanwyck improved to 2-2 with the win.
The Aggies gave him all the run support he would need with single runs in the first and third innings, and two runs in both the fourth and sixth. Nick Lynch and Patterson each had RBI singles for the first two runs while Evan Heptig's sacrifice fly helped highlight the fourth inning. Mike Mazzara's single to center helped account for the two-run sixth.
Stanwyck only gave up one run through the first six innings before the Redhawks tallied three runs on two hits in the seventh. Max Cordy came on in the ninth inning, relieving Craig Lanza, and earned his team-best third save.
Patterson, Kevin Barker
and Batty each had two hits in the first game while Barker added three runs. Politi scored twice. Shortstop Nate Roberts had three hits for Seattle.
UC Davis trailed 3-0 in the second game but picked up two runs in the fourth on a single by Lynch and also a wild pitch that allowed Politi to cross, making it 3-2.
Down 4-2 heading into the seventh, UC Davis put five runs on the board on five hits to take a 7-4 lead. Batty had an RBI double, John Williams tied the game with a single, and Politi singled up the middle for two more, giving the Aggies the lead. Patterson's RBI single capped the scoring.
Cameron Olson's two-run single helped make it 9-5 in the eighth but Seattle responded with five runs in its half of the frame to take a 10-9 lead. A bases-loaded walk and an infield error accounted for three runs.
Spencer Koopmans went 6-2/3 innings and struck out four while giving up five runs while Zach Williams took the loss. Skyler Genger, earned the win, moving to 2-4.
Besides getting two hits, Barker scored twice.
Tomorrow's first pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m.