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BASEBALL: UNLV (12-12) AT NEVADA (13-12)

When: Today, 4 p.m.

Where: Peccole Park

TV/Radio: None/630AM, pre-game at 3:45 p.m.

UNLV

C Mike Brenly (.292, 13 RBI)

1B Xavier Scruggs (.439, 6 HR, 25 RBI)

2B Bryan Resnick (.291, 2 HR, 11 RBI)

SS Anthony Morel (.250, 13 RBI)

3B Braden Walker (.328, 2 HR, 14 RBI)

LF Ryan Thornton (.279, 45 RBI)

CF J.J. Sferra (.316, 6 RBI)

RF Jesse Wight (.355, 10 RBI)

DH Jarred Frierson (.400, 5 RBI)

P Steve Rinaudo (1-1, 4.62)

COACH Buddy Gouldsmith (137-131)

NEVADA

C Tyson Jaquez (.289, 2 HR 8 RBI)

1B Shaun Kort (.365, 4 HR, 33 RBI)

2B David Ciarlo (.500, 3 HR, 18 RBI)

SS Kevin Rodland (.246, HR, 12 RBI)

3B Jason Rodriguez (.385, 6 HR, 26 RBI)

LF Matt Bowman (.333, 2 HR, 16 RBI)

CF Jason Sadoian (.295, HR, 10 RBI)

RF Mike Hale (.333, HR, 6 RBI)

DH Terry Walsh (.280, 2 HR, 14 RBI)

P Brock Stassi (0-0, 5.68)

COACH Gary Powers (774-607-4)

About UNLV: The Rebels knocked off Nevada 9-4 last Tuesday, snapping the Pack’s five-game win streak … UNLV took two of three from TCU in their Mountain West series over the weekend … Six UNLV starters hit over .300 and two, Scruggs and Frierson, are at .439 and .400, respectively.

About Nevada: The Pack struggled in Fresno, dropping htree of four games against the favored Bulldogs. The Pack was 10-runned in the final two games of the four-game series … Sac State, Fresno State and Nevada are all 5-3 in conference play … Besides hitting .500, Ciarlo has a .573 on-base percentage. He is tied for hits with Kort and Rodriguez. All three players have 35 hits … Stassi makes his first start of the season on the mound.

Compiled by Darrell Moody