STOCKTON, Calif. — The Arizona Wildcats (12-4, 2-1) wrap up their quick four-game road trip with a Monday matchup against the Pacific Tigers (7-8) at Klein Family Field.
Arizona is coming off a series win over the California Golden Bears this weekend. The Wildcats dropped the opener of the Pac-12 game but bounced back emphatically, scoring 23 points over the next two games to win the series.
The Wildcats hit .390 over the weekend at Berkeley and currently sit at the .320 mark for the season, the third best mark in the Pac-12.
starting pitcher Chandler Murphy will make his first appearance of the season for Arizona after playing a pivotal role in the Wildcats College World Series run in 2021.
|Dated||Opponent||Time (MST)||Arizona Pitcher||opposing pitcher|
|Monday March 14||Peaceful||12:00 p.m.||HPR Chandler Murphy (0-0, -.–)||RHP Caden Duke (0-0, 0.00)|
On your mind…
- The Arizona Wildcats wrap up a four-game road trip with a Monday matchup against the Pacific Tigers. The match will be broadcast on the WCC Network.
- Arizona leads the all-time series against Pacific, 7-2. This will be the first game between the two programs since 1977. The Tigers won that game, 10-3, at the Spartan Classic in San Jose, Calif.
- Arizona has scored at least one point in 188 consecutive games, the longest active scoring streak in the Power Five and the second longest in program history. They are 44 games away from tying the longest streak in school history.
- Second year receiver Daniel Susac hit two home runs and drove in five RBIs in Sunday’s rubber game against California. He became the first Arizona player to hit two HRs in one inning since Kenny Corley on February 13, 1998.
- Arizona’s pitching staff have reduced their walk rate in each of the past three seasons. From 2019’s 5.33 BB/9 mark, they’ve improved to 4.67 in 2020, 3.90 in 2021 and 3.67 in 16 games this season.
- First-year two-way player Tommy Splaine, who recently began gaining regular playing time, led the Wildcats with a .571 batting average over the weekend in California. He went 8 for 14 at the plate and walked six to base 14 times in the three-game series.
- The Wildcats lead the Pac-12 with 68 extra hits this season. Since moving to Hi Corbett Field in 2012, Arizona has crushed 1,729 XBHs, nearly 200 more than the next closest team over that span.