Nevada baseball preview box

BASEBALL: NEVADA (31-20, 18-10) AT SAN JOSE STATE (27-23, 13-14)

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

Where: Municipal Stadium, San Jose Ca.

TV/Radio: None/630AM, pre-game is 15 minutes prior to first pitch


1B Shaun Kort (.344, 6HR, 56 RBI)

2B Nick Leid (.284, 2HR, 14RBI)

SS Kevin Rodland (.222, 2HR, 20RBI)

3B Jason Rodriguez (.400, 8HR, 54RBI)

LF Matt Bowman (.355, 4HR, 35 RBI)

CF Jason Sadoian (.349, 3HR, 22RBI)

RF Mike Hale (.313, 7HR, 27RBI)

DH Terry Walsh (.258, 6HR, 31 RBI)

C Travis Simas (.190, 2HR, 17 RBI)

P Rod Scurry (5-6, 4.93)

COACH Gary Powers (792-615-4), 26th season


1B Danny Steinstra (.393, HR, 32RBI)

2B Karson Klauer (.304, 2HR, 10RBI)

SS Kyle Bellows (.278, 3HR, 38RBI)

3B Sonny Garza (.252, HR, 15RBI)

LF Craig Hertler (.279, 13RBI)

CF Jason Martin (.301, 3HR, 24RBI)

RF Alex Safranac (.239, 4HR, 19RBI)

DH Corey Valine (.279, 3HR, 32 RBI)

C Anthony Aguilera (.271, 17RBI)

P Ryan Shopshire (5-2, 5.06) or Scott Sobczak (4-2, 4.01)

COACH Sam Piraro (681-518-6, 21st season)

About Nevada: The Pack enters its final regular-season series one game behind conference-leading Fresno State. Nevada and FSU split their eight games in the regular season, each winning three of four on the road and one away from home ... Rodriguez leads the WAC and Nevada in hitting at .400 ... Nevada has swept six of nine doubleheaders this season.

About San Jose State: The Spartans are 5.5 games behind Fresno State and in fourth place ... The projected SJSU starters have managed just 17 homers this season. SJSU is a singles and doubles type of team ... San Jose State has three starters hitting over .300.

Compiled by Darrell Moody


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