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Utah Baseball Drops 7-1 Contest to Arizona State

Zach Adams had six strikeouts on the mound for the Utes.

Zach Adams had six strikeouts on the mound for the Utes.

May 17, 2014

Box Score

TEMPE, Ariz. - The Utah baseball team fell to Arizona State, 7-1, in game two of the three-game series on Saturday evening.

TJ Bennett led Utah at the plate with a 2-for-4 performance.

Zach Adams pitched 5 2/3 innings on the mound, allowing four runs (three earned) on five hits with six strikeouts. He also walked four. Bret Helton pitched 2 1/3 innings, allowing three runs on four hits with two strikeouts and a walk.

The Utes struggled with timely hitting in the early innings, leaving runners on base in each of the first five innings. Utah took a 1-0 lead in the fourth inning. Konnor Armijo hit a one-out double and Josh Rose walked, followed by an RBI single off the bat of Cory Hunt. Biss Larsen singled to load the bases and a ground out led to a play at home for an out before a fly out ended the inning, leaving three runners stranded.

Arizona State tied the game at 1-1 with a solo home run in the fourth inning. The Sun Devils added a run in the fifth for a 2-1 lead, taking advantage of an error to send a run across the plate. ASU increased its lead with two runs in the sixth and three runs in the seventh inning.

Utah and ASU close out the three-game series on Sunday, May 18, at 12:30 p.m. PT.

 

 

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