LAS VEGAS ? The Arizona baseball team scored nine runs on 13 hits and left-hander 20070225 Baseball Downs UNLV, 9-3 - The University of Arizona Official Athletic Site
 
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20070225 Baseball Downs UNLV, 9-3
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Release: 02/25/2007
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<P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>LAS VEGAS ? The Arizona baseball team scored nine runs on 13 hits and left-hander <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38681">Brad Mills</A></A> went six strong innings as UA defeated UNLV 9-3 at Wilson Stadium on Saturday. The win improved the Wildcats to 11-2 on the season, while UNLV dropped to 7-9 with the loss.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><?xml:namespace prefix = o ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office" /><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>Offensively the Wildcats continued a season-long trend by scoring eight of their nine runs in the game with two outs. Individually, all nine UA starters finished the contest with at least one hit, including sophomores <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222543">T.J. Steele</A></A> and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A> who extended their hitting streaks to 21 and 10-straight games, respectively. </FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt; TEXT-INDENT: 0.5in"><FONT size=2>Steel (2 for 4, 2 R), <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222527"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222527">Travis Peep</A></A> (2 for 3, R, 2B), <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743901"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743901">Dwight Childs</A></A> (2 for 3, R, 2B, 3B, 2 RBI) and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=38718">Bill Rhinehart</A></A> (2 for 5, R) all paired hits for the Wildcats in the series-clinching victory. </FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>On the mound, Mills (3-1) recovered from a shaky start against Cal State Fullerton last weekend, giving up just three runs ? two earned ? on eight hits over six innings against the Rebels on Saturday. The southpaw struck out seven and walked just one to pick up his team-leading third win of the year. </FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>Reliever <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743896"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743896">Paul Bargas</A></A> tossed 2 2/3 scoreless innings before giving way to <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222514"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222514">Cory Burns</A></A> in the ninth who closed out the game with a 1/3 of an inning of work.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>UNLV starter Chris Saddoris (0-2) was charged with the loss after surrendering five runs on nine hits over 4 2/3 innings. <SPAN style="mso-spacerun: yes"> </SPAN></FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>The Wildcats jumped out to an early lead, scoring a run on two hits and a Rebel error in the first. <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222518">Jon Gaston</A></A> drove home <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743892">Robert Abel</A></A> from third for UA&rsquo;s first run of the game.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>After UNLV rallied to tie the game at 1-1 through three, <?xml:namespace prefix = st1 ns = "urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags" /><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> tacked on two runs each in the fourth and fifth innings for a 5-1 edge. Childs drove home a run in the fourth with a two-out triple and <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=222519">Brad Glenn</A></A> plated a pair in the fifth with a two-out, two-run single.</FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN>The Cats added three more runs in the top of the seventh, including a pair on a two-out two-run single by <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=743917">C.J. Ziegler</A></A>, and answered a two-run home half of the seventh by UNLV with a lone run in the eighth to close out the scoring. </FONT></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><o:p><FONT size=2> </FONT></o:p></P> <P class=MsoNormal style="MARGIN: 0in 0in 0pt"><FONT size=2><SPAN style="mso-tab-count: 1"> </SPAN><st1:State w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Arizona</st1:place></st1:State> will try for its third three-game series sweep of the season in the finale on Sunday. <st1:place w:st="on"><st1:State w:st="on">Arizona</st1:State></st1:place> left-hander <A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=99800"><A class=ARTICLELINK href="/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=99800">David Coulon</A></A> is the scheduled starter for the 2 p.m. MST contest.</FONT></P>
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