The Sun Devils strung together six hits and a hit batter for six runs before Arizona could even record an out in the first, and then added two more off of starter Paul Bargas (1-1) to open the game with a bang.
The Devils, who finished with 20 hits on the night, posted three more runs in the second and two in the third for a 13-0 advantage before UA pushed across its first run in the home half of the third. The ASU offense continued its run-scoring ways with five runs in the fourth and one in the fifth before capping off the night with three runs in the seventh.
Individually, ASU’s Brett Wallace led the charge, finishing 3 for 4 with a home run, seven RBI and three runs scored. Kiel Roling and Matt Hall chipped in with three hits and four RBI apiece.
Even when the
On the mound, ASU starter Joey Parigi (2-1) kept the Wildcats offense off balance, limiting it to one run on four hits over five innings. The left-hander earned his second win of the season and finished with one strikeout and a pair of walks.
The lone bright spot for
Arizona will look to get back on track this Friday when it opens a three-game series against Eastern Michigan at Kindall Field at 4 p.m. Right-hander Preston Guilmet is the scheduled starter for the Wildcats.