Baseball Game Recaps

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Baseball Game Recaps

Aggies Earn 12-2 Run Rule Victory Over Hartford

The Aggies earned a 12-2 victory over Hartford in game one of their Saturday doubleheader. After giving up a leadoff home run, starting pitcher Jared Jordan allowed just five more hits and no runs and fanned four in next five innings. The Aggies scored four runs in the bottom of the first, then followed that up with three runs in the bottom of the second and two runs in the bottom of the third to build a 9-1 lead. The Aggies would push two more runs across the plate in the bottom of the fifth inning to extend the lead to 11-1. Hartford scored in the top of the sixth to draw to within 11-2 but the Aggies loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh inning and DH Ben Harty singled to drive home the game winning run-rule run.

The Aggies collected 14 hits and backup catcher Chuck Howard hit his third home run of the season. The Aggies also hit six doubles and a triple. Nate shaver finished 2 for 3 with three RBIs and DH Ben Harty went 2 for 4 and also drove in three runs.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Baseball Wins 5-4 In Come From Behind Victory

Jared Jordan hit a two run home run to right center in the bottom of the eighth inning to propel the Aggies to a 5-4 come from behind victory over the visiting Hartford Hawks on Friday night. Hartford scored three runs in the top of the third inning to take a 3-0 lead. The Aggies responded with two runs in the bottom of the fourth inning on a two run home run by shortstop Bryan Marquez. Hartford extended their lead to 4-2 scoring a run in the top of the fifth inning. Bryan Marquez hit a solo shot in the bottom of the sixth inning to draw the Aggies back within one run. Sebastien Vendette who came entered the game in relief in the sixth inning held Hartford scoreless over the final three innings to notch the victory for the Aggies. Vendette moves to 3-0 on the season while the Aggies improve to 8-1 on the season.

The Aggies and Hawks face each other again tomorrow for a doubleheader beginning at 3:00 p.m. and will wrap up the four game series on Sunday.

Aggie Baseball And Softball Teams Win On Sunday

The Aggie baseball team completed its second consecutive series sweep of the season winning 20-4 over visiting Chicago State. The Aggies had 23 hits and got home runs from newcomers Nate Shaver, Wade Reynoso and Steven Anderson. Noah Garza got the start for the Aggies and went 4.1 inning giving up all four earned runs. Jake Wilson, John Doyle, Scott Coffman, Daniel Reyes and Jared Jordan combined to two hit Chicago State over the final 4.2 innings. The relievers struck out five of the 13 batters they faced and walked just two. The Aggies improve to 7-0 on the season and will face in-state rival New Mexico on Tuesday evening at Presley Askew Field at 6:00 p.m.

The Aggie softball team snapped its three game losing streak in the desert by beating fellow WAC member Utah State. The southern Aggies allowed just four hits using a combination of three pitchers, Vanessa Fitzgerald, Nicole Russell and Kelsey Schueler. Shortstop Kylie Randall hit her first career home run in the game. The Aggies are now 16-6 on the season and take the next weekend off before traveling to San Diego the following weekend for the San Diego Classic II.

Aggie Baseball Wins Two Against Chicago State In Doubleheader

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The NM State baseball team continued their unbeaten streak Saturday in a doubleheader after handling Chicago State 13-6 and 15-0. The Aggies are now 6-0 on the season, their best start since the 2004 season.

On the day, the Aggies hit .406 at the plate, with six homeruns and 28 RBI. As a pitching staff, NM State tallied an ERA of 3.38.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Hit School Record 10 Home Runs; Crush Chicago State 28-2

NM State 28, Chicago State 2

Editorial Note: Those of you trying to do the math on the scoreboard, NM State scored 11 runs in the first inning, the scoreboard doesn't have space for double-digit runs in an inning.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NM State vs. North Dakota Game Photos

NM State vs. North Dakota Game Photos

Aggies Golden On The Diamond

The Aggie softball and baseball teams rolled to victories today on the diamond. The softball team picked up a pair of victories on the final day of the UTEP Invitational defeating Northern Colorado 8-2 in the first game and crushing fellow WAC mate San Jose State 14-1 in a rare non-conference meeting.

In Las Cruces the Aggie baseball team crushed North Dakota 16-2 in game one of their doubleheader. The Aggies' junior outfielder Leo Aguirre belted three home runs and hit a double in six at bats.

Sebastien Vendette pitched six strong inning giving up just one run on one hit, walking two and striking out two in his 20 batters faced.

The Aggies currently lead the Fighting Sioux 8-2 in the bottom of the fourth inning.

UPDATE: Aggies complete the series sweep of North Dakota winning the second game of the doubleheader 12-6.

The Daily Aggie :: 04/25/08 :: Evening Update

The Aggie softball team picked up a 4-0 win against San Jose State on Friday afternoon. The Aggies improve to 7-6 in conference play with the victory. The Aggies will honor their seniors on Saturday as the Aggies and Spartans play a doubleheader to wrap up the final home games of the season for the Aggie softball team.

The Aggie baseball team picked up a much needed win taking game one of the four game weekend series with Sacramento State by a final of 7-4. The Aggies scored first in the top of the second inning taking a 1-0 lead. Sacramento State took the lead 2-1 in the bottom of the fifth and the Aggies responded by scoring three in the top of the sixth to go up 4-2 and then scored one run in each of the remaining three innings. The crazy defensive play of the day belonged to the Aggies who had a 9-2-6-4-5-3-6 put out as the Aggies threw out Sacramento State's Wes Oberlin to end the bottom of the seventh inning. Oberlin singled and recorded an RBI but was thrown out at second.

With the victory the Aggies improve to 6-11 in conference play. The Aggies and Hornets play a doubleheader tomorrow and finish up the series on Sunday.

The Aggie men's tennis team advanced to the semifinals of the 2008 WAC Tennis Championships by defeating 6-seed Nevada 4-1. The Aggies will face 2-seed Fresno State tomorrow at 1:00 p.m. in the semifinals.

The Aggie women's tennis team lost 4-0 to top seed Fresno State in the semifinals of the 2008 WAC Tennis Championships.

Aggie Baseball Wins First Game Of Long Road Trip

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

RENO, NV - The New Mexico State baseball team started the long road trip with a 6-4 win over Nevada at Peccole Park in Reno, Nev., Friday, April 4.

Behind the arm of starting pitcher Tyler Sturdevant (Littleton, Colo.), the Aggies go to 14-13 and 4-1 in the Western Athletic Conference, putting them in first place. Studevant threw six complete innings, struck out three batters and gave up only one run.

"I felt like I got stronger as the game went on," Sturdevant said. "Our offense produced enough to get us the win."

NMSU scored six runs on seven hits and committed only one error, while the Wolf Pack crossed the plate four times on 10 hits and committed two errors.   Continue Reading This Post >>

The Daily Aggie :: 03/26/08 :: Baseball Update

The Aggie baseball team lost 13-1 to UNM tonight at Isotopes Park. The Aggies got a leadoff triple and scored one run in the first inning but it was the last run the Aggies would score. The Aggies had a tough night on the mound as well giving up runs in the first, second, third, fourth, fifth and sixth innings. The Aggies had a rough outing to start the fourth inning giving up three walks on 12 pitches.The Lobos scored six runs in the inning an went up 10-1. Offensively the Aggies had only five hits and every ball that they put into play was hit at someone.

The loss drops the Aggies to 10-11 on the season and also wraps up the inaugural Rio Grande Rivalry race for the 2007-2008 season in favor of UNM. The loss puts the Lobos ahead in the standings 12.75 - 6.75.

The Aggies return to action this weekend when they host Texas-Pan American at Presley Askew Field.