March 10, 2010
FRESNO, Calif. - The Fresno State baseball team heads south to San Diego for the 2010 Aztec Invitational. The tournament includes the Bulldogs, Cal State Fullerton, San Diego, San Francisco, San Diego State and University of Alabama-Birmingham. The last time the `Dogs played in the tournament was in 2008.
The Bulldogs face Cal State Fullerton on March 11 at 2 p.m., San Francisco on March 12 at 2 p.m., San Diego State on March 13 at 6 p.m. and San Diego on March 14 at noon.
Vivas, Ribera Clutch Hitters
Fresno State has gotten two key home runs in the bottom of the ninth inning to win games. Opening night Jordan Ribera hit a walk-off home run to give the `Dogs their first win of the season. Senior Isacc Vivas hit the second walk-off home run winning the game against Santa Clara.
It Takes Two...
Fresno State turned two more double plays against Santa Clara. The Bulldogs turned eight double plays against the Ducks last weekend. In the final game of the weekend the `Dogs fielded five double plays, which ties the record for most double plays in a single game. The last time that many double plays were turned was in 1986 against Washington State and Pacific. Fresno State has turned a total of 20 double plays.
Going... Going... GONE!
As a team, Fresno State has hit 16 home runs in 12 games, which is the second most in the WAC behind New Mexico State, who has hit 38. Jordan Ribera is leading the way with six home runs. Trent Garrison added three home runs, Kenny Wise has two and Isacc Vivas, Danny Muno, Kaohu Gaspar, Bobby Coyle and Dusty Robinson have all hit one.
"We Are Your Team" -The `Dogs head south March 11-14 for the Aztec Invitational hosted by San Diego State. The Bulldogs face Cal State Fullerton on Thursday, March 11 at 2 p.m. For more information on Bulldogs Baseball and all your favorite Fresno State teams check out GoBulldogs.com.
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