Titans Complete Sweep of Pacific, 8-4

Titans Complete Sweep of Pacific, 8-4

April 23, 2006

Box Score

Stockton, Calif. - Brett Pill had three hits and Danny Dorn, Blake Davis and Evan McArthur added two apiece Sunday afternoon and Dustin Miller, Ryan Paul and Vinnie Pestano combined on an 8-hitter to lead Cal State Fullerton to an 8-4 victory and a sweep of its 3-game series at Pacific.

The win improved the Titans' record to 31-10 and their Big West Conference leading mark to 8-1. Miller improved to 8-1 and Pestano got his 12th save, recording the final five outs after Paul worked 1.1 innings. UoP fell to 22-16 and 3-6.

Fullerton took advantage of wildness by UoP starter Ty'relle Harris (4-2), who walked four in the first one and two-thirds innings as Fullerton built a 5-1 lead. The Tigers got within 5-3 against Miller and Anthony Jackson's solo homer off Paul in the seventh got them within 6-4, but the Titans pushed across a pair of insurance runs -- on John Curtis' squeeze bunt in the eighth and a bases-loaded error in the ninth -- to ease Pestano's job.

Brandon Tripp saw his 15-game hitting streak end when Adam Ching made a diving stop to start an inning-ending double play in the ninth. (p)Fullerton has won 10 of 12 3-game series this year including seven by sweeps.

A 3-1 week should keep the Titans atop the Baseball America national poll. They are idle until a 3-game Big West series at home next weekend against UC Riverside. The Titans expect to go with their normal rotaton of Wes Roemer, Lauren Gagnier and Miller against the Highlanders.


For questions or to purchase your ticket(s):

BUY TICKETS ONLINE |(657) 278-2783|