Stanford erased a five-run, second-inning deficit and rallied with a five-run fourth to overtake Arizona en route to a 12-8 series-clinching victory on Sunday.
Brandon Dixon's solo home run in the ninth inning propelled 25th-ranked Arizona to a 10-9 victory over Stanford to even a three-game series on Saturday at Sunken Diamond.
Arizona loaded the bases in the ninth inning, but was unable to drive in the tying run as Stanford held on for a 4-3 series-opening victory at Sunken Diamond.
Arizona baseball, winners in nine of the last 10 games, takes on Stanford, winners in nine of its last 12, this weekend in Palo Alto. The Friday and Sunday games will air on Pac-12 Networks.
25th-ranked Arizona baseball hosts No. 18 Arizona State in a non-conference game tonight at Hi Corbett Field. The game will air live at 6 p.m. on Pac-12 Networks.
Arizona vs. FSU - CWS
2013 Louisville Slugger Preseason All-American (3rd team)
2012 Baseball America Freshman All-American
2012 College World Series All-Tournament Team
Named a first-team Freshman All-American by Baseball America ... Hit .301 with 10 doubles, two triples and a home run to go with 40 runs scored and 38 runs batted in as he played in 64 of the team's 65 games, including 62 starts ... Caught 561 of the 586 (96 percent) innings pitched by Wildcat hurlers in 2012 ... Set a UA freshman record with eight sacrifice flies on season, a mark that also tied for sixth-most overall in program history. Had 11 sacrifice bunts on season to tie for eighth-most in single-season school history ... Turned in 18 multi-hit games and had a season-high streak of 11-straight games reaching base from May 26-June 24 ... A switch-hitter, spent final six weeks of season hitting solely from his more natural left side to help team win 18 of its final 20 games. Had the fourth-highest batting average on the team (.347) and scored 16 runs during that stretch ... In 10 postseason games, had the second-highest batting average on the club (.389), including a career-high four hits on June 3 against Louisville in the Tucson Regional Championship game at Hi Corbett Field ... Continued torrid hitting at the College World Series, batting .412 (7-for-17), which was second-best among Wildcat hitters and fifth-highest among all players ... Named to the CWS All-Tournament Team ... Hitless in three at-bats but did record a sacrifice in second championship game against South Carolina (6/25) ... Tallied three hits in four at-bats of first championship game against Gamecocks (6/24) ... Drew a walk in four trips to the plate against Florida State (6/21) ... Went 1-for-2 with a walk in victory over UCLA (6/17) ... Collected three hits and scored a run in opening game of College World Series against Florida State (6/15) ... Tallied one hit in eight at-bats with an RBI in two games against St. John's at Tucson Super Regional (6/8-9) ... Had at least one hit, one run scored and one RBI in each game of Tucson Regional, where he went a combined 6-for-11 with seven runs scored and three RBI. Collected a career-high four hits and four runs scored to go with an RBI in 4-for-4 night at the plate in championship game victory over Louisville (6/3). Scored two runs and drove in a run a day earlier against the Cardinal (6/2), and picked up a hit, a run and an RBI in opening game against Missouri (6/1) ... Batted 4-for-9 with four runs scored in three-game series against Arizona State (5/25-27). Had two runs scored with two hits and a pair of walks in final game to help clinch share of Pac-12 Championship ... Had three hits and a run scored in 12 at-bats in three-game set at USC (5/18-20) ... Tallied a pair of hits and two runs scored in non-conference tilt at Arizona State (5/16) ... Had a pair of hits in 12 at-bats in road series at California (5/11-13) ... Batted 2-for-9 with three runs batted in and a run scored in three games against Oregon (5/4-6) ... Went 5-for-12 at the plate with seven RBI and two runs scored in three-game sweep of East Tennessee State (4/27-29). Set a career-high with four RBI in opening game and added three more in finale ... Batted 2-for-12 with two runs scored in three games at Washington (4/20-22) ... Drew a walk and scored a run in single-game at Arizona State (4/17) ... One hit, one run and one RBI in three games against UCLA (4/13-15) ... Three-straight multi-hit games highlighted a 7-for-13 weekend at the plate at Utah (4/5-7). Matched a then-career high with three hits, including a triple, to go with two runs scored and two RBI in final game .... Earned a well-deserved day off from the starting lineup at Utah Valley (4/4), and went hitless in one pinch-hit at bat ... Went 2-for-9 with a run scored in three-game sweep of then-No. 2 Stanford (3/30-4/1), while catching a pair of complete games from UA pitchers ... Batted 2-for-9 with three runs and two RBI in series victory at Oregon State (3/23-25). Instrumental in UA's victory in second game of series, delivering first career home run - solo blast to right field - for what proved to be winning run ... Went 1-for-6 with a run and an RBI in two mid-week games against New Mexico State (3/20-21). Did not start second game, but came off bench for three at-bats and scored a run ... Turned in a 3-for-10 weekend with two runs scored and an RBI in first Pac-12 series against Washington State (3/16-17) ... Went 1-for-4 in each game at Rice (3/13-14), driving in a pair of runs in second game ... Collected two hits, two runs scored and one RBI in each of last two games against Eastern Michigan, finishing series 4-for-9 (3/9-11) ... Picked up one hit in five at-bats over two games against UC Davis (3/6-7) ... Batted 3-for-9 with a run scored and three RBI in thee contests against Harvard (3/2-4) ... Tallied four hits and scored a run in two starts against Auburn (2/24-25). Collected a double and a triple to go with three RBI in first game of double-header on Feb. 25, before sitting out the second game ... Collected first career hit and added three RBI in mid-week game against Utah Valley (2/21) ... Hitless in nine at-bats in opening weekend against North Dakota State (2/17-19).
Selected by the Philadelphia Phillies with the 661st overall pick in the 21st round of the 2011 MLB First-Year Player Draft.
A natural left-hand hitting catcher who can hit from both sides of the plate and has a strong throwing arm ... A two-time First Team All-Channel League selection ... Starred as a junior with a .493 batting average and three home runs ... Scored 22 runs and walked 22 times ... Limited opportunities as senior to show offensive skills as team struggled to lose final 17 games, leaving Riley to be walked for most of his plate appearances ... Played in the Area Code games in 2010 for the Milwaukee Brewers Blue.
Born in Santa Barbara, Calif., ... Graduated from San Marcos High School in Santa Barbara, Calif., in 2011 ... Son of Mitch and Mary Moore ... Has four older siblings who are quadruplets, including sister Clare and brothers Payton, Shane and Keric ... Father, Mitch, played minor league baseball in the Angels organization ... Borther, Keric, fences and attends UC San Diego ... Is enrolled in the College of Letters, Arts and Science with a major in sports and society ... Besides baseball, enjoys surfing and beach volleyball ... Favorite professional sports teams include Los Angeles Dodgers, Dallas Cowboys and Charlotte Bobcats ... Rooms with teammates Tyler Crawford and David Real.