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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