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03-19-2016, 08:18 AM
BASE Wins Wild Home Opener

Walk-off passed ball on strikeout in 11th

SPOKANE, Wash.—The Gonzaga University baseball team finally opened the 2016 home schedule Friday night, winning the extra-innings contest against Pepperdine 4-3 and in wild fashion at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field.

Gonzaga got the walk-off win in the bottom of the 11th inning on, of all things, a third strike passed ball. With Jake Roberts on third base, right fielder Sam Brown swung at strike three for what would have been out three, but the ball got past Pepperdine catcher Aaron Barnett. Roberts, pinch running for Joey Harris, streaked home for the winning run while Brown beat out Barnett’s throw to first, confirming the extra-innings win for Gonzaga. Two batters before all the excitement, Harris blooped a one-out double into left field and immediately got replaced by Roberts. The junior transfer took third on a wild pitch during center fielder Branson Trube’s at bat...

Next Up:

The Bulldogs (10-6, 1-0 WCC) and Pepperdine will play game two of the three game set Saturday, March 19. First pitch for that contest is set for 6:00 p.m., again at Patterson Baseball Complex & Washington Trust Field. RHP Hunter Wells will take the mound for the Bulldogs while the Waves are slated to counter with RHP Kiko Garcia.

Gonzaga Article Link (http://www.gozags.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/031916aaa.html)

03-20-2016, 03:32 PM
Saturday's Game:

Zags' Win Streak Snapped

SPOKANE, Wash.--The Gonzaga University baseball squad saw its five-game win streak snapped Saturday night as the Bulldogs fell 7-4 to the visiting Pepperdine Waves at Patterson Baseball Complex and Washington Trust Field...

Next Up:

The Zags (10-7, 1-1 WCC) and Waves will decide the outcome of the conference-opening series in the rubber match Sunday, March 20. RHP Eli Morgan is slated to start the game for Gonzaga while Pepperdine will counter with LHP Easton Lucas. First pitch is slated for 12:00 p.m., again at Patterson Baseball Complex.

Gonzaga Article Link (http://www.gozags.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/031916aad.html)

03-20-2016, 03:35 PM
Sunday's Game:

Gonzaga defeats Pepperdine this afternoon 11-4 to take the 3 game series.
Eli Morgan was the winning pitcher...Zags get 13 hits...


03-21-2016, 09:47 PM
Zags Down Pepperdine 11-4, Take Opening WCC Series

Eli Morgan fans 10, Jeff Bohling goes yard in the win

SPOKANE, Wash.--With a strong showing all around the diamond, the Gonzaga Univeristy baseball team picked up a series win against Pepperdine with an 11-4 win over the Waves Sunday at Patterson Baseball Complex and Washington Trust Field...

Next Up:

Gonzaga (11-7, 2-1 WCC) returns to the road for six games: three conference and three non-conference. The first of that stretch is Tuesday, March 22, down the road in Pullman, Wash. The contest at Washington State starts at 5:00 p.m. at Bailey-Brayton Field.

Gonzaga Article Link (http://www.gozags.com/sports/m-basebl/recaps/032016aaa.html)