The Cal Poly baseball team (22-31, 10-14 Big West) continued their eight-game end-of-the-year homestand with a 12-3 victory over non-conference foe Cal State Bakersfield. The Mustangs pounded out 16 hits in the game and five players had multiple hits in the game for Cal Poly.
With 145 pitches, starting pitcher Matt Leonard earned his first win—and first complete game—of the season. He and the Mustangs (19-30, 9-13 Big West) defeated the Tigers, 8-4, Friday afternoon.
Cal Poly had their three-game winning streak snapped on Friday night as UC-Irvine defeated the Mustangs 3-1 at Baggett Stadium. All-American Daniel Bibona pitched eight innings and allowed only five hits and one run for the Anteaters who currently sit in second place in the Big West conference with a 9-4 record.
Despite a strong performance from starter Matt Leonard, the Mustangs fell to the 25th ranked Anteaters from UC-Irvine 3-1 on Friday night at Baggett Stadium. The loss snapped the Mustangs three-game winning streak.
Senior Luke Yoder singled into the left-center gap to give the Mustangs a 4-3 walk-off victory in ten innings on Friday night. The Mustangs evened their conference record at 2-2 with the win and look to win their first series on the campaign.
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.
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.