Washington State baseball capped off a 5-run comeback on Monday with a 10-9 victory over UNLV. Head coach Brian Green has the team off to a hot start this season and sit at 7-1 before they have even played a game at home. During the Tony Gwynn Legacy this past weekend in San Diego, they dropped their first game against UC Irvine 8-3 before rattling off three wins to finish the weekend. A 14-1 victory over San Diego State, 3-2 victory over UC San Diego and capped the weekend off on Monday.
The Cougs started off the game with three singles before Greg Fuchs snuck one through the left side to score the first run of the game. Jacob McKeon brought in two more in the second inning with a 3-2, 2-out double.
The Rebels got on the board with two in the second inning before having a field day in the third and putting up 7 runs on 5 hits and left two on base. They would only have two more hits the rest of the game as they struggled with the Cougs bullpen.
The Cougs answered with a 3-run 4th inning and a 2-run 6th inning to tie it up at 9. Jonah Advincula broke the tie in the 7th inning with a fielders choice to secure the win.
Ryan Orr gets credit for the win after throwing 2.1 innings and giving up just one hit. Caden Kaelber shut the door striking out 4 of the 5 batters he faced in the 8th and 9th innings to get the save.
Advincula, McKeon, Cam Magee, and Jake Harvey all finished with multiple hits each.
The Cougs have their home opener scheduled for Friday with a three-game series against Southern Indiana at 4:05 at Bailey-Brayton Field. They will pick up Saturday at 2:05 and Sunday at 1:05. All games will be streamed on the Washington State website.
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