Baseball Moves into Championship Game at NCAA Regional at Mesa

    June 1, 2002

    Recap

    MESA, Ariz. -

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                                Arizona State at Houston
                       June 1, 2002 at Mesa, Ariz. (Hohokam Park)
    

    Arizona State 4 (36-20)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Steve Garrabrants cf..... 3 1 0 0 2 0 9 0 0 .349 Dustin Pedroia ss........ 5 0 2 1 0 0 1 1 0 .345 Jeff Larish 3b........... 4 1 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 .331 Jeremy West 1b........... 4 0 0 0 1 0 3 1 0 .358 Andre Ethier rf.......... 5 0 2 2 0 0 4 0 5 .367 Rod Allen lf............. 4 0 0 0 0 1 2 1 3 .267 Sergio Garcia 2b......... 4 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 .346 Nick Cadena dh........... 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .224 Bryce Kartler ph/dh..... 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .267 Cesar Castillo c......... 3 1 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 .276 Mike Esposito p.......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 - Totals................... 34 4 5 3 5 1 24 7 10

    Houston 8 (46-15)

    Player AB R H RBI BB SO PO A LOB Avg. ------------------------------------------------------------ Michael Bourn cf......... 3 2 2 0 0 0 3 0 0 .325 Keith Whatley lf......... 3 1 2 2 0 0 2 0 1 .333 Gabe Lucas lf........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 .276 Chris Snyder c........... 4 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 .335 Brett Cooley 1b.......... 4 1 1 0 0 0 10 1 0 .341 Thanos Papavasiliou dh... 4 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 .353 Cole Bruce 3b........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .322 Jesse Crain ss/p......... 4 2 2 2 0 0 1 3 0 .319 Sam Mitchell rf.......... 4 1 3 1 0 0 6 0 0 .319 Hyung Cho 3b/ss.......... 3 1 1 2 0 0 1 2 2 .275 Cameron Blair 2b......... 3 0 1 0 0 0 1 2 0 .227 Danny Zell p............. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 - Ryan Wagner p........... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Nathan Mitchell p....... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Austin Faught p......... 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 - Totals................... 32 8 13 7 0 0 27 10 3

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Arizona State....... 000 001 012 - 4 5 2 Houston............. 100 023 20X - 8 13 3 -------------------------------------------

    E - Ethier(5); Esposito(2); Crain(10); Cho(20); Blair(1). DP - Houston 1. LOB - Arizona St. 10; Houston 3. 2B - Crain(13); Mitchell, S.(4). HR - Cho(6). HBP - Kartler 2. SH - Bourn(6). SF - Whatley(3); Cho(3). SB - Bourn(32). CS - Lucas(1).

    Arizona State IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Mike Esposito....... 8.0 13 8 6 0 0 32 35 118 3.72

    Houston IP H R ER BB SO AB BF NP ERA -------------------------------------------------------- Danny Zell.......... 5.2 3 1 1 2 0 21 23 75 2.09 Ryan Wagner......... 1.2 0 1 1 2 0 4 7 31 2.63 Nathan Mitchell..... 0.2 1 0 0 0 1 3 3 11 2.55 Austin Faught....... 0.1 0 2 1 1 0 2 4 14 4.69 Jesse Crain......... 0.2 1 0 0 0 0 4 4 20 0.00

    Win - Zell (8-1). Loss - Esposito (9-6). Save - None. HBP - by Wagner (Kartler); by Faught (Kartler). BK - Zell 2(3). Inherited runners/scored: Wagner 1/0; Mitchell, N. 2/1; Crain 2/1. Pitches/strikes: Esposito 118/80; Zell 75/48; Wagner 31/16; Mitchell, N. 11/7; Faught 14/9; Crain 20/12. Umpires - HP: John Magnusson 1B: Frank Sylvester 2B: Rick Darby 3B: David Brooks Start: 2:02 pm Time: 2:37 Attendance: 1559 Game: UHBASE61


    Play-by-Play

                             2002 Houston Cougars Baseball
                        Arizona State at Houston - Play-by-Play
                       June 1, 2002 at Mesa, Ariz. (Hohokam Park)
    

    Score by Innings R H E ------------------------------------------- Arizona State....... 000 001 012 - 4 5 2 Houston............. 100 023 20X - 8 13 3 -------------------------------------------

    Arizona State starters: 9/cf Garrabrants; 2/ss Pedroia; 11/3b Larish; 8/1b West; 14/rf Ethier; 10/lf Allen; 3/2b Garcia; 16/dh Cadena; 62/c Castillo; 23/p Esposito;

    Houston starters: 2/cf Bourn; 17/lf Whatley; 18/c Snyder; 13/1b Cooley; 25/dh Papavasiliou; 27/ss Crain; 8/rf Mitchell, S.; 1/3b Cho; 4/2b Blair; 41/p Zell;

    Arizona State - inning 1

    Garrabrants grounded out to 3b (0-0). Pedroia singled through the right side (1-1). Larish grounded out to 2b (2-1); Pedroia advanced to second. Pedroia advanced to third on a balk. West walked (3-2). Ethier grounded out to p (3-2). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 1

    Bourn singled to first base, bunt (1-0). Bourn advanced to second on a throwing error by p, advanced to third, failed pickoff attempt. Whatley flied out to cf, SF, RBI (2-2); Bourn scored, unearned. Snyder popped up to 3b (1-1). Cooley grounded out to p (2-1). 1 run, 1 hit, 1 error, 0 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 2

    Allen grounded out to ss (1-0). Garcia grounded out to 3b (0-1). Cadena flied out to cf (0-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 2

    Papavasiliou out at first 1b to p (1-2). Crain flied out to cf (1-2). Mitchell, S. flied out to cf (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 3

    Castillo flied out to rf (1-2). Garrabrants walked (3-2). Pedroia flied out to lf (1-2). Larish grounded out to 1b unassisted (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 3

    Cho flied out to rf (1-0). Blair singled up the middle (1-1). Bourn grounded out to 3b, SAC, bunt (0-0); Blair advanced to second. Whatley flied out to cf (2-1). 0 runs, 1 hit, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 4

    West popped up to 2b (0-0). Ethier grounded out to 2b (0-1). Allen reached on a fielding error by 2b, assist by p (0-0). Garcia flied out to rf (0-0). 0 runs, 0 hits, 1 error, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 4

    Snyder flied out to cf (0-0). Cooley flied out to rf (1-2). Papavasiliou flied out to lf (3-2). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 5

    Cadena flied out to rf (2-1). Castillo flied out to rf (2-2). Garrabrants flied out to cf (1-1). 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 5

    Crain singled up the middle (0-2). Mitchell, S. doubled to right field (1-0); Crain advanced to third. Cho flied out to cf, SF, RBI (1-1); Mitchell, S. advanced to third; Crain scored. Blair flied out to rf (2-0); Mitchell, S. scored on a throwing error by rf, unearned. Bourn popped up to ss (0-0). 2 runs, 2 hits, 1 error, 0 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 6

    Pedroia grounded out to ss (3-2). Larish singled to left field (0-2). Larish advanced to second on a balk. West fouled out to 1b (1-1). Ethier singled up the middle, RBI (0-1); Larish scored. Wagner to p for Zell. Allen flied out to cf (0-0). 1 run, 2 hits, 0 errors, 1 LOB.

    Houston - inning 6

    Whatley singled to left field (0-0). Snyder popped up to 3b (1-0). Cooley singled to left field (2-0); Whatley advanced to second. Papavasiliou flied out to lf (1-2); Cooley advanced to second; Whatley advanced to third. Crain doubled down the rf line, 2 RBI (0-2); Cooley scored; Whatley scored. Mitchell, S. singled through the left side, RBI, out at second lf to 3b to 2b (2-2); Crain scored. 3 runs, 4 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 7

    Garcia flied out to lf (2-1). Kartler pinch hit for Cadena. Kartler hit by pitch (0-2). Castillo grounded into double play 1b to ss to 1b (3-2); Kartler out on the play. 0 runs, 0 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Houston - inning 7

    Cho homered to left field, RBI (0-0). Blair flied out to cf (1-0). Bourn singled up the middle (0-2). Bourn stole second. Whatley singled through the right side, RBI (2-1); Bourn scored. Lucas to lf for Whatley. Snyder flied out to cf (1-0). Lucas out at second c to 2b, caught stealing. 2 runs, 3 hits, 0 errors, 0 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 8

    Garrabrants walked (3-2). Pedroia flied out to rf (1-2). Larish walked (3-1); Garrabrants advanced to second. Mitchell, N. to p for Wagner. West flied out to rf (1-1); Garrabrants advanced to third. Ethier singled through the right side, RBI (1-1); Larish advanced to second; Garrabrants scored. Allen struck out (2-2). 1 run, 1 hit, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Houston - inning 8

    Cooley flied out to cf (0-1). Papavasiliou singled through the left side (2-1). Crain flied out to rf (2-1). Mitchell, S. singled through the left side (1-2); Papavasiliou advanced to third. Cho grounded out to ss (0-1). 0 runs, 2 hits, 0 errors, 2 LOB.

    Arizona State - inning 9

    Faught to p for Mitchell, N.. Garcia flied out to lf (0-1). Kartler to dh. Kartler hit by pitch (0-2). Castillo walked (3-2); Kartler advanced to second. Garrabrants reached on a fielding error by ss (0-2); Castillo advanced to third; Kartler scored. Bruce to 3b for Papavasiliou. Crain to p. Cho to ss. / for Faught. Pedroia singled to center field, RBI (3-2); Garrabrants advanced to second; Castillo scored, unearned. Larish popped up to ss (1-1). West reached on a fielding error by ss (1-1); Pedroia advanced to second; Garrabrants advanced to third. Ethier flied out to lf (2-2). 2 runs, 1 hit, 2 errors, 3 LOB.

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