March 30, 2010
The Washington State University baseball team (14-7) begins a four-game road trip, Tuesday, March 30 at Gonzaga (10-13)...game time is 6:30 p.m...Cougars open Pacific-10 Conference play at Washington (11-10) with a three-game series, Thursday-Saturday (April 1-3)...Huskies also host Seattle, Tuesday in a nonconference game...game times in Seattle are 6 p.m., 6 p.m. and 1 p.m.
FOLLOW THE COUGARS
Live stats (free) as well as live audio (fee applies) of the radio broadcasts for all four game this week will be available online at wsucougars.com...game against Gonzaga will be televised live on SWX.
SERIES WITH GONZAGA
Washington State leads 183-90-1...Cougars won the first of four meetings this season, 7-5, March 23 in Pullman...WSU trailed 3-0 before rallying for victory...Matt Argyropoulos was 2-for-2 with two RBI in the game.
ABOUT THE BULLDOGS
Gonzaga is 10-13...Bulldogs are batting .294 and have a 6.22 earned run average...Drew Heid leads Gonzaga with a .388 batting average.
SERIES WITH WASHINGTON
The Cougars lead 231-179...last season, Washington State swept three games in Pullman during the final weekend of the regular season to secure second place in the Pac-10...last time the teams played in Seattle was 2008 when the Huskies won two of three games...last WSU series win in Seattle was 2004 when the Cougars took two out of three games.
ABOUT THE HUSKIES
Washington is 11-10 pending its games against Seattle, Tuesday...Huskies have won four-straight games...Washington is batting .296 with a 6.63 earned run average...Jacob Lamb leads the team with a .386 batting average.
Washington State has scored 70 runs this season with two outs in an inning...averaging 3.33 runs per game with two outs...Shea Vucinich leads the team with 11 two-out RBI...Matt Fanelli, Derek Jones and Garry Kuykendall have each driven in eight runs with two outs...overall, 14 different Cougars have a two-out RBI.
COME FROM BEHIND WINS
Washington State has seven come-from-behind victories this season...four times, the Cougars have overcome a deficit twice in the same game...WSU has 76 come-from-behind wins in the Donnie Marbut era.
A NIGHT WITH COUGAR BASEBALL
The Washington State baseball program will hold A Night with Cougar Baseball at the Bellevue Hyatt, Wednesday, March 31...event begins at 5:30 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m...those expected to attend are John G. Olerud, John E. Olerud, Ron Cey, Rick Austin and Tom Niedenfuer...contact Michael Clark at (206) 770-6065 for more information.