Utah Baseball Rallies for 5-4 Win Over Arizona

first_imgApril 27, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah Baseball Rallies for 5-4 Win Over Arizona Robert Lovell Tags: Baseball/Pac 12/Utah Utes Written by FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY – The Utah baseball team rallied from a 4-0 deficit to beat Arizona, 5-4, to open a three-game series against the Wildcats on Friday, April 27.Down 4-0, Utah scored two runs in the fourth and three in the sixth en route to the win.DaShawn Keirsey, Jr., went 3-for-3 with a walk at the plate to lead Utah and scored two runs. Oliver Dunn went 2-for-3 on the night while Erick Migueles and Chandler Anderson each had two RBI.Tanner Thomas allowed four runs on six hits over six innings with five strikeouts for the win. Trenton Stoltz earned his fifth save of the year after throwing the final 2 1/3 innings with two strikeouts. Josh Lapiana also made a brief appearance.Arizona (23-16, 6-10 Pac-12) scored three runs on three hits in the second and took a 4-0 lead with a run on two hits in the third.Utah (11-28, 5-11 Pac-12) began its comeback in the fourth inning after a leadoff triple from Keirsey who scored on a throwing error on the cutoff play. Dunn walked, stole a base and would score on an RBI single from Migueles to cut the lead to 4-2.The Utes took the lead in the sixth inning. Keirsey walked to lead off the inning and a double from Dunn put runners at the corners. Rykker Tom was hit by a pitch and Migueles sent in the first run of the inning on a bases-loaded walk. Anderson had the big hit of the inning, a two-RBI single to give Utah the lead.Although Arizona put runners on in the final three innings, reliever Stoltz held off the rally for his fifth save of the year.Utah and Arizona play game two of the series on Saturday, April 28, at 1:00 p.m. at Smith’s Ballpark.last_img read more