The No. 6 UCSB baseball team has now won a program-record 13 straight games following a 4-1 win over Cal State Bakersfield on Monday. Follow the play by play of today’s game here. The numbers indicate the lineup (ex. 1) is referencing the number one hitter in the lineup):

Bottom of ninth – UCSB 4 CSUB 1

Chris Lincoln earns his 10th save of the year after getting the last two outs with a pair of K’s. UCSB has now set the new program record for most consecutive wins!

PITCHING CHANGE: Kevin Chandler out for UCSB, Christopher Troye (3-5, 4.79 ERA)

2) Jake Ortega grounded out to ss (one out)

3) Jesse Rowley walked (runner on first, one out)

PITCHING CHANGE: Christopher Troye out for UCSB, Chris Lincoln (9 saves, 4.30 ERA)

4) Ryan Koch struck out looking, runner advanced to second (runner on second, two outs)

5) Sergio Robles struck out swinging – (three outs)

End of game

Top of ninth – UCSB 4 CSUB 1

3) Tommy Jew singles up the middle (runner on first, no outs)

4) Thomas Rowan hit by pitch, Jew advances to second (runner on first and second, no outs)

3b) Jew picked off at second by catcher (runner on first, one out)

5) Armani Smith walks (runner on first and second, one out)

6) Andrew Martinez reaches base on fielders choice, runner out at third (runners on first and second, two outs)

7) McClain O’Connor struck out swinging (three outs)

End of inning

 

Bottom of eighth – UCSB 4 CSUB 1

PITCHING CHANGE: Michael McGreevy out for UCSB, Alex Patterson (0-0, 3.46) in for UCSB

8) Nick Grossman struck out looking (one out)

PITCHING CHANGE: Alex Patterson out for UCSB, Kevin Chandler (0-1, 4.76 ERA)

9) Daniel Carrizosa walked (runner on first, one out)

1) Alexander Gonzalez pinch hits for Oliver who pinch hit for Charles – Gonzalez struck out swinging (three outs)

9b) Carrizosa caught stealing second (two outs)

End of inning

 

Top of eighth – UCSB 4 CSUB 1

PITCHING CHANGE: Kevin Altamirano out for CSUB, Kyle King (0-0, 8.38 ERA) in for CSUB

8) Cole Mueller pinch hit for Kyle Johnson – Mueller walks (runner on first, no outs)

9) Christian Kirtley struck out looking (runner on first, one out)

1) Tevin Mitchell singles through left field, Mueller advances to second (runner on first and second, one out)

8b) Mueller picked off at second (runner on first, two outs)

2) Eric Yang flies out to right field (three outs)

End of inning

Bottom of seventh – UCSB 4 CSUB 0

Michael McGreevy, UCSB’s premier man from the pen struggled a bit allowing a run but overall handled everything well. UCSB still holds a strong three-run advantage through seven innings.

PITCHING CHANGE: JORGE ARELLANO JR. OUT FOR UCSB, MICHAEL MCGREEVY (5-0, 1.67 ERA) IN FOR UCSB

4) Ryan Koch singles up the middle (runner on first, no outs)

5) Sergio Robles struck out swinging but Koch advances on wild pitcher (runner on second, one out)

4b) Koch advances to third on failed pick attempt (runner on third, one out)

6) Tyler Jorgensen grounded out to second, Koch scores, RBI. CSUB trails 4-1. (no runners on, no outs)

7) Will Picketts grounds out to third (5-3) (three outs)

End of inning

 

Top of seventh – UCSB 3 CSUB 0

The Gauchos started off hot with a pair of singles and runners on the corner but a double play ball nearly doomed them but Jew was able to score anyway to extend the lead.

3) Tommy Jew singles (runner on first, no outs)

4) Thomas Rowan singles, Jew advances to third (runner on first and third, no outs)

5) Armani Smith hits into a double play (5-4-3), Jew scores, UCSB leads 4-0 (two outs)

6) Andrew Martinez walks (runner on first, two outs)

6b) Martinez steals second (runner on second, two outs)

7) McClain O’Connor struck out swinging (three outs)

End of half inning – UCSB 4 CSUB 0

Bottom of sixth – UCSB 3 CSUB 0

Arellano Jr has now pitched a career-high six innings and he has struck out a career-high four batters. He now has a K/9 of 7.06.

8) Nick Grossman singled to left field (runner on first, no outs)

9) Daniel Carrizosa grounds out to first base, Grossman advances to second (runner on second, one out)

1) Eric Charles grounds out to SS, Grossman advances to third (6-3) (runner on third, two outs)

2) Jake Ortega walks (runner on first and third, two outs)

3) Jesse Rowley struck out swinging (three outs)

End of inning

Top of sixth – UCSB 3 CSUB 0

UCSB opened up the frame with a single but could not find a way to convert another run. The Gauchos strand two runners but still hold a 3-0 lead.

7) McClain O’Connor singles (runner on first, no outs)

7b) O’Connor steals second after a failed pickoff attempt (runner on second, no outs)

8) Kyle Johnson reached on a fielder’s choice, bunt, O’Connor out at third (runner on first, one out)

9) Christian Kirtley walks (runner on first and second, one out)

1) Tevin Mitchell strikes out (runner on first and second, two outs)

2) Yang grounds out to shortstop, Kirtley out at second (three outs)

End of half inning

Bottom of fifth – UCSB 3 CSUB 0

Arellano Jr picks up another strikeout in his start and has retired six of the last seven batters. He also now ties his most innings pitched in an outing going five deep thus far.

5) Sergio Robles lined out to shortstop (one out)

6) Tyler Jorgensen struck out swinging (two outs)

7) Will Picketts grounded out to third, bunt (5-3) (three outs)

End of inning

Top of fifth – UCSB 1 CSUB 0

The Gauchos add two runs to their lead following yet another error by the Roadrunners. CSUB now has five errors in this game alone.

1) Tevin Mitchell doubles down the left field line (runner on second, no outs)

2) Eric Yang flies out to right field (runner on second, one out)

3) Tommy Jew walked (runner on first and second, one out)

PITCHING CHANGE: Noah Corvado out for CSUB, Kevin Altamirano (0-0, 3.94 ERA) in for CSUB

4) Thomas Rowan flied out to left field, Mitchell advances to third, Jew advances to second (two outs)

5) Smith reached on an error by the third baseman, Mitchell and Jew score. UCSB takes 3-0 lead. (two outs)

6) Andrew Martinez flies out center field (three outs)

End of half inning – UCSB 3 CSUB 0

Bottom of fourth – UCSB 1 CSUB 0

Arellano Jr. picked up two more strikeouts to total 13 so far this season. Gauchos keep the Roadrunners scoreless.

1) Eric Charles struck out swinging (one out)

2) Jake Ortega walks (runner on first, one out)

3) Jesse Rowley struck out swinging (runner on first, two outs)

4) Ryan Koch grounded out to the pitcher (1-3) (three outs)

End of inning

Top of the fourth – UCSB 1 CSUB 0

Gauchos struggled in this half frame falling in near order if it were not for another error by the CSUB pitcher, Noah Cordova. CSUB nearly hurt itself more by allowing Johnson to not only steal second but take third after a throwing error by the catcher. The Gauchos could not make CSUB pay, however.

6) Andrew Martinez flies out to left field (one out)

7) McClain O’Connor lines out to third (two outs)

8) Kyle Johnson grounds out to first but an error fielding error by the pitcher allows Johnson to take first (runner on first, two outs)

8b) Johnson steals second and an error allows Johnson to advance to third (runner on third, two outs)

9) Christian Kirtley pops up to third (three outs)

End of half inning

Bottom of the third – UCSB 1 CSUB 0

Arellano Jr.’s first time through the lineup went pretty smooth as the freshman allowed one hit and one walk.

7) Will Picketts grounds out to pitcher (1-3) (one out)

8) Nick Grossman grounds out to first baseman (3-1) (two outs)

9) Daniel Carrizosa walks (runner on first, two outs)

9b) Carrizosa tries to take second after a pitch in the dirt, caught stealing (three outs)

End of inning

Top of the third – UCSB 1 CSUB 0

UCSB started off the half frame with two outs but Jew kept the inning alive hitting his eighth double of the year. After Rowan was hit by a pitch placing runners on first and second, Jew stole third, his 16th steal of the year. Despite this, Smith grounded out to third leaving two runners on base for the Gauchos.

1) Tevin Mitchell grounds out to second base (one out)

2) Yang flies out to right field (two outs)

3) Tommy Jew hits a double to left field (runner on second, two outs)

4) Thomas Rowan hit by pitch (runners on first and second, two outs)

5) Smith grounds out to third (three outs)

End of half inning

Bottom of the second – UCSB 1 CSUB 0

CSUB: 4) Ryan Koch lined out to third base (one out)

5) Sergio Robles flies out to center field (two outs)

6) Tyler Jorgensen out at first base (three outs)

End of inning

Top of the second – UCSB 0 CSUB 0

4) Thomas Rowan flied out (one out)

5) Armani Smith singles up the middle (runner on first, one out)

6) Andrew Martinez reaches first on error by first baseman, Smith advances to second (runner on first and second, one out)

6b) Runners advance following a failed pickoff throw by CSUB pitcher. (runners on second and third, one out)

7) McClain O’Connor walks (bases loaded, one outs)

8) Kyle Johnson flies out to right field, sac fly RBI. UCSB takes 1-0 lead (runners on first and third, two outs)

9) Christian Kirtley flies out to left field (three outs)

UCSB 1, CSUB 0 – End of half inning

Bottom of the first

Jorge Arellano Jr on the mound for the Gauchos. Five appearances, three starts, 2-0 record, 13.1 innings pitched, 11 strikeouts, 0.67 ERA. CSUB up to bat:

1) Eric Charles singles (runner on first, no outs)

2) Jake Ortega hits into a double play (two outs)

3) Jesse Rowley grounds out (3rd out) 

END OF INNING

Top of the first

UCSB up to bat, top of the lineup:

1) Tevin Mitchell flied out to left field (out 1)

2) Eric Yang walks (runner on first, one out)

3) Tommy Jew reached on a fielder’s choice (0-2); Yang out at second (runner on first, two outs)

3b) Jew picked off at first (3rd out)

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