Baseball Game Recaps

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Baseball Game Recaps

Aggie Baseball Comes From Behind To Win 10-6; Splits Series With Fresno State

The Aggie baseball team rallied from deficits three different times and scored five runs in the final two innings to split the season series with Fresno State. The Aggies banged out 16 hits on the night after being bottled up in the first three games of the series. The Aggies fell behind early 3-0 after the first inning and then hit two solo home runs in the top of the third to draw to within one run at 3-2. The Bulldogs added a run in the bottom of the third extend their lead back to 4-2. The Aggies tied the ballgame with two runs in the top of the fifth but Fresno State would score one in the bottom of the inning to retake the lead at 5-4. The Aggies again answered in the sixth inning to tie the game at five but once again Fresno State retook the lead with a run in the bottom of the seventh inning to go back ahead 6-5. The Aggies then scored two runs in the top of the eighth inning to take 7-6 lead into the bottom half of the inning.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggie Baseball Picks Up Series Victory

The Aggie baseball team used an eight run eighth inning to run-rule visiting Sacramento State 15-5 on Sunday afternoon. The victory gave the Aggies their third win of the four game series. New Mexico State led 7-5 heading into the bottom of the eighth but broke the game open as they sent 12 batters to the plate in the inning. Jared Jordan picked up the win for the Aggies as he improves to 4-0 on the season.

The Aggies improve to 28-4 on the season and 3-1 in league play.

Aggies Defeat UT-Pan American 9-8 In Extra Innings

The Aggie baseball team gave up an 8-3 lead in the bottom of the ninth but rallied in the 10th inning to defeat UT-Pan American on Thursday night. Aggie reliever Scott Coffman came into the game in a bases loaded no out jam with the Aggies up 8-6 and held UT-Pan American to two runs in ninth inning relief. The Aggies' Bryan Marquez walked and then scored later on a passed ball by the UT-Pan American catcher to give the Aggies the 9-8 lead. Coffman came out in the bottom of the 10th inning and sent the Broncs down in order to pick up the victory.

The Aggies improve to 23-3 on the season and will play two more against the Broncs with single games on Friday and Saturday.

Aggies Defeat UT-Brownsville 12-6

BROWNSVILLE, TX - The New Mexico State baseball team walked 12 times and got hit by a pitch five times pulling off a 12-6 victory over the University of Texas-Brownsville at Scorpion Field in Brownsville, Texas, Wednesday, March 25.

The Aggies put up 12 runs on 10 hits and committed four errors to go to 22-3, while UT-Brownsville drops to 17-20 on the season. The Scorpions put up a challenge for NM State after putting up three runs to take a lead in the first inning.

"They (UT-Brownsville) battled tonight and you have to give them credit," assistant coach Chase Tidwell said. "They have a real scrappy team and they put up a fight tonight."  Continue Reading This Post >>

Aggies Take Game Four 11-6; Win Series Against San Francisco

The Aggie baseball team rallied from a 4-1 deficit in the 7th inning on Sunday to take the final game of the series from visiting San Francisco. The Aggies scored six runs in the bottom of the seventh inning en route to the 11-6 win. The Aggies added four more runs in the bottom of the eighth inning to build an 11-4 lead. USF would add two in the top of the ninth off of Aggie closer Erik Nyquist but he would end the game after getting the final two batters to strike out and fly out respectively. The Aggies improve their record to 20-3 overall and will now head to Texas for their first extended road trip of the season as they face UT-Brownsvile and UT-Pan American this week. The Aggies play five games in five days as they start with UT-Brownsville on Tuesday and Wednesday and then follow that up with three games against UT-Pan American on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Aggies Have Tough Day On The Diamond

The Aggie softball team dropped both games of their doubleheader against Nevada in Reno on Saturday afternoon. The Aggies lost both games by one run falling 4-3 in game one and 3-2 in game two. The Aggies never led in game one and scored two runs late to get to within one run heading into the top of the seventh inning and had the tying run at second base with one out but were unable to score. In game two the Aggies jumped out to a quick 2-0 lead in the first inning but Nevada scored single runs in the second, fifth and sixth innings to regain the lead. The Aggies once again had a runner on base in the top of the seventh but were unable to score. The tough times for Aggie standout sophomore third baseman Ashley Maroda continues as she finished the day 0 for 6 from the plate striking out in all three at bats in the first game of the doubleheader.
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Aggie Baseball Comes From Behind To Beat Rival UNM 5-4

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - The Aggies got a two run home run from 2B Mike Sodders to go ahead 5-3 in the top of the ninth inning and Preseason All-WAC closer Erik Nyquist held on for the save after allowing one Lobo run to cross the plate in the bottom of the ninth inning. The home run was Sodders' second game winning home run in as many games. The Aggies improve to 12-1 on the season and host Northern Colorado this weekend at Presley Askew Field in Las Cruces, N.M.

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NM State vs. Hartford Game Photos

NM State vs. Hartford Game Photos

Mike Sodders Hits Walk-Off Blast To Complete Sweep Of Hartford

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - Junior second baseman Mike Sodders hit a two-run walk-off home run to give the New Mexico State baseball team a 12-11 come-from-behind victory and a sweep over Hartford at Presley Askew Field, Sunday, March 8.

Sodders (Moreno Valley, Calif.) blasted a two-run shot over the wall in the bottom of the ninth inning, which brought in Nate Shaver (The Dalles, Ore.) and himself. Sodders finished the day 2-of-4 at the plate with two RBIs and scored three times, while Shaver was also a major contributor, going 3-for-5 with three RBIs and two runs scored.

"Nate Shaver continued to stay hot and had a really nice weekend," head coach Rocky Ward said. "Sodders came through in a clutch moment and that is good because we worked on our hitting in circumstances like this in practice."  Continue Reading This Post >>

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 >>