Arizona baseball: Cats begin game with bang, fizzle out

2014-03-22T00:00:00Z Arizona baseball: Cats begin game with bang, fizzle outArizona Daily Star Arizona Daily Star
March 22, 2014 12:00 am  • 

A two-run double in the sixth inning Friday night put the Huskies ahead for good, and Washington beat Arizona 8-7 in Seattle.

The Wildcats’ bats began the game big. Arizona had five hits and three runs before it made its first out. On that first out, a Riley Moore sacrifice fly to center, the UA added a fourth run.

Scott Kingery led off the game with a double to left field. Cody Ramer had an infield single, then Kevin Newman drove in Kingery with a single through the left side. Trent Gilbert doubled, scoring Ramer, and Zach Gibbons singled, scoring Newman.

Washington (14-5-1, 3-1 Pac-12) went ahead with a five-run second.

In the fourth, the Cats (11-13, 1-3) reclaimed the lead with three runs, and they still led 7-6 in the sixth.

In the bottom of the sixth, a double, an error and a walk set up Austin Rei’s one-out, two-run double, and the Huskies had an 8-7 lead.

Washington starter Jared Fisher didn’t make it out of the fourth inning. Arizona had 11 hits and seven runs against Fisher. Huskies reliever Brandon Choate pitched 2⅓ hitless innings.

Compiled from a news release

Copyright 2015 Arizona Daily Star. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Free Nightly Sports Newsletter

Tonight's sports delivered to you nightly.

What's Hot

Follow the Arizona Daily Star

Featured businesses

View more...

Deals, offers & events

View more...