Nevada baseball preview box

Nevada baseball preview box

FRESNO STATE (13-3 WAC, 25-17 overall) AT NEVADA (9-7, 22-17)

When: Tonight (6 p.m.), Saturday (1 and 5 p.m.), Sunday (1 p.m.)

Where: Peccole Park

TV/Radio: CBS College Sports will televise Saturday's doubleheader; /630 AM, pre-game is 15 minutes before first pitch

FRESNO STATE

C Danny Grubb (.156, 6 RBI)

1B Alan Ahmady (.362, 7HR, 49RBI)

2B Erik Wetzel (.380, HR, 14 RBI)

SS Danny Muno (.333, 2 HR, 15 RBI)

3B Tommy Mendonca (.252, 9 HR, 35 RBI)

LF Steve Susdorf (.365, 4 HR, 49 RBI)

CF Gavin Hedstrom (.330, 6 HR, 20 RBI)

RF Steve Detwiler (.289, 6 HR, 34 RBI)

DH Ryan Overland (.258, 2 HR, 12 RBI)

P Tanner Scheppers (6-2, 2.86)

COACH: Mike Batesole (452-319-1)

NEVADA

C Travis Simas (.188, 11 RBI)

1B Shaun Kort (.357, 4 HR, 41 RBI)

2B David Ciarlo (.396, 3 HR, 21 RBI)

SS Kevin Rodland (.216, HR, 16 RBI)

3B Jason Rodriguez (.377, 7 HR, 39 RBI)

LF Matt Bowman (.348, 4 HR, 27 RBI)

CF Jason Sadoian (.336, HR, 14 RBI)

RF Mike Hale (.305, 4 HR, 18 RBI)

DH Terry Walsh (.275, 6 HR, 25 RBI)

P Rod Scurry (4-5, 4.36)

COACH: Gary Powers (783-612-4)

About Fresno State: The Bulldogs have the best weekend starting staff in the Western Athletic Conference in Scheppers, Clayton Allison, Justin Wilson and Justin Miller ... Fresno State won three of four against the Pack earlier this year in Fresno ... The Bulldogs are 9-9 in games at Peccole ... Fresno won two of the three games earlier by virtue of the mercy rule ... Fresno State hits .294 as a team and averages just one homer a game.

About Nevada: Bowman is riding a six-game hit streak. he's hitting .400 with a homer and four RBI ... Nevada lost three of four in Hawaii last week and trail the Bulldogs by four games in the standings ... Nevada managed just 25 hits in the Hawaii series last week ... Nevada is hitting .311 as a team and is ranked 68th nationally in hitting.

Compiled by Darrell Moody

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