ASU Drops Cougs 12-8 in Series Opener - ABC FOX MONTANA NEWS, WEATHER, SPORTS - KTMF/KWYB

ASU Drops Cougs 12-8 in Series Opener

Posted:

by WSU Athletics

PULLMAN, Wash. – Arizona State scored six times in the top of the eighth and the No. 21 Sun Devils rallied for a 12-8 victory over Washington State in the Pac-12 Conference series opener, Friday.

The Sun Devils (32-21, 18-10 Pac-12) scored against each of the four Washington State (23-29, 13-15) relievers in the inning. Matt Bower (2-2) was charged with a pair of runs and took the loss. The other four runs in the inning were unearned as Arizona State overcame a 5-4 deficit.

The Sun Devils added a pair of runs in the ninth to increase their advantage to 12-5. In the bottom of the frame, Nick Tanielu collected an RBI-double, his fourth hit in the game and P.J. Jones added a two-run single to account for the final score.

Jordan Aboites (5-2), the third of fourth pitchers used by Arizona State, worked 1 1/3 shutout innings for the victory.

The Cougars jumped out to a lead with a four-run second. Jones and Patrick McGrath singled and Ben Roberts was hit by a pitch to load the bases Luke Stratman cleared the bases with a double to stake Washington to a 3-0 lead. With two outs, Michael Monda walked and Tanielu capped the rally with an RBI-single off Arizona State starter Brett Lilek.

The Sun Devils responded with three runs on four hits in the fourth against Cougar starter Joe Pistorese. Arizona State tied the game with a run in the seventh and loaded the bases with out to end Pistorese’s night. Sam Triece and Matt Bower each came out of the bullpen to record a strikeout and preserve a 4-4 tie.

Washington State regained the lead in the bottom of the seventh against the Arizona State bullpen. Trace Tam Sing led off with a single and moved to second on a sacrifice by Collin Slaybaugh. With two out, Tanielu knocked in the go-ahead run with a single to left.

The series continues, Saturday at 4 p.m.

  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • Eastern Washington AD Bill Chaves In Studio

    Eastern Washington AD Bill Chaves In Studio

    Eastern Washington University Athletic Director Bill Chaves joined SWX's Sam Adams in the Fasteners Sports Studio to talk about Eagle football and the upcoming season.
    Eastern Washington University Athletic Director Bill Chaves joined SWX's Sam Adams in the Fasteners Sports Studio to talk about Eagle football and the upcoming season.
  • Williams Shuts Down Bells, Before Bats Rally To End Skid

    Williams Shuts Down Bells, Before Bats Rally To End Skid

    Wednesday, July 23 2014 3:06 AM EDT2014-07-23 07:06:17 GMT
    YAKIMA, Wash. – When the top two pitching staffs in the West Coast League, you can expect a quality pitching performance. That’s exactly what the Yakima Valley Pippins and Bellingham Bells delivered Tuesday night, as the Pippins rallied late to win, 6-1 at County Stadium.Brandon Williams was the early story for Yakima Valley (22-15), shining in front of a crowd of 1,449. The right-hander out of Central Washington University was perfect through his first five innings of work, inducing multiple...
    YAKIMA, Wash. – When the top two pitching staffs in the West Coast League, you can expect a quality pitching performance. That’s exactly what the Yakima Valley Pippins and Bellingham Bells delivered Tuesday night, as the Pippins rallied late to win, 6-1 at County Stadium.Brandon Williams was the early story for Yakima Valley (22-15), shining in front of a crowd of 1,449. The right-hander out of Central Washington University was perfect through his first five innings of work, inducing multiple...
  • Petrino Boots Epps From Vandal Football Team

    Petrino Boots Epps From Vandal Football Team

    Sunday, July 20 2014 11:03 PM EDT2014-07-21 03:03:02 GMT
    University of Idaho football coach Paul Petrino Sunday today the dismissal of senior wide receiver Dezmon Epps from the Vandal football team.
    University of Idaho football coach Paul Petrino Sunday today the dismissal of senior wide receiver Dezmon Epps from the Vandal football team.
  • Washington St.WSUMore>>

  • WSU's Halliday Named To QB Award Watch List

    WSU's Halliday Named To QB Award Watch List

    Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® Watch List, the Davey O’Brien Foundation announced Wednesday.
    Washington State quarterback Connor Halliday has been named to the 2014 Davey O’Brien National Quarterback Award® Watch List, the Davey O’Brien Foundation announced Wednesday.
  • Former Coug Johnson Named To Double-A All Star Game

    Former Coug Johnson Named To Double-A All Star Game

    Former Washington State outfielder Kyle Johnson is an Eastern League All-Star. The Double-A circuit’s All-Star Clash is scheduled for 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific, Wednesday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
    Former Washington State outfielder Kyle Johnson is an Eastern League All-Star. The Double-A circuit’s All-Star Clash is scheduled for 7 p.m. Eastern/4 p.m. Pacific, Wednesday at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
  • WSU Basketball Announces 2014-15 Schedule

    WSU Basketball Announces 2014-15 Schedule

    The Ernie Kent Era of Washington State University men’s basketball begins with five home nonconference games, as well as the return of the Cougar Hardwood Classic, a trip to the Great Alaska Shootout and a solid Pac-12 schedule, as announced by Kent in the release of the 2014-15 schedule, Wednesday.The Cougars’ nonconference schedule is set, as well as all home opponents. The Pac-12 will announce the completed conference schedule in conjunction with the Pac-12 Networks follow...
    The Ernie Kent Era of Washington State University men’s basketball begins with five home nonconference games, as well as the return of the Cougar Hardwood Classic, a trip to the Great Alaska Shootout and a solid Pac-12 schedule, as announced by Kent in the release of the 2014-15 schedule, Wednesday.The Cougars’ nonconference schedule is set, as well as all home opponents. The Pac-12 will announce the completed conference schedule in conjunction with the Pac-12 Networks follow...
Powered by WorldNow

Features

  • More Features
  • Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and Cowles Montana Media. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.