Luke Yoder’s single into left-center field broke open a 3-3 tie in the bottom of the tenth inning and gave the Mustangs the victory over visiting UC Santa Barbara on Friday night.
The Cal Poly baseball team squandered numerous opportunities against Houston as the Mustangs left 13 runners on base. The Mustangs lost 6-2 and have now lost their third series of the year at home. The win was the fifth consecutive victory for the Cougars.
The University of Houston pounded out 16 hits and blew open a 2-2 tie with a seven run fourth inning en route to a 13-8 victory Friday night against the Mustangs. The Mustangs tallied 11 hits on the night, but also struck out 15 times. The second game of the series is set for 6 p.m. tomorrow in Baggett Stadium.
Rally after rally, the runs seemed to come in bunches for the Mustangs. Yet, even with the barrage of offense, Cal Poly surrendered two of three contests in the Coca-Cola classic this weekend.
Jono Grayson has enjoyed the opportunity to represent Cal Poly playing both football and baseball for the Mustangs.
After falling to the Dons, 5-0, in the first game of the series and rebounding to a 7-3 win, The Mustangs couldn’t piece together enough runs in the third game of the series.
In the Mustangs’ season opener against USC (1-0), Cal Poly (0-1) pitched a total of 205 pitches en route to their fourth straight season opening loss, Friday night in Baggett stadium.
Sophomore Mason Radeke pitched six strong innings for the Mustangs who earned their first victory of the season Saturday night by defeating the USC Trojans 10-6 in front of 1,457 fans. Radeke struck out a career-high seven batters on the night.