Arizona defeats Oregon in Pac-12 Tourney opener; Wildcats will face winner of Stanford-ASU

5/25/2022 10:20:00 PM

The Cats rally from a 5-4 deficit to defeat the Ducks; Daniel Susac homers twice.

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The Cats rally from a 5-4 deficit to defeat the Ducks; Daniel Susac homers twice.

The Cats rally from a 5-4 deficit to defeat the Ducks; Daniel Susac homers twice.

The fifth-seeded Wildcats snapped a three-game losing streak – a sweep in Eugene last weekend – to avoid the losers’ bracket in the inaugural conference tourney. The UA will face the winner of the Stanford-Arizona State game on Thursday.The top-seeded Cardinal and eighth-seeded Sun Devils were set to square off Wednesday afternoon. The UA game Thursday is slated for a 4:45 p.m. first pitch.

All-Pac-12 catcher Daniel Susac went 3 for 4 with two home runs, including a two-run shot in the ninth that gave the Wildcats breathing room.Arizona took a 3-0 lead on home runs by Garen Caulfield and Susac. Caulfield’s two-run blast in the second was just his second of the season. Susac’s solo shot over the bullpen in left in the third was almost identical to his subsequent dinger in the ninth. He’s second on the team with 11 home runs.

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Michael Lev SCOTTSDALE – Arizona rallied to defeat Oregon 8-6 in a back-and-forth game in the opener of the Pac-12 Tournament on Wednesday at Scottsdale Stadium.“Here in the last maybe month, month and a half, we have just been overwhelmed (and) swamped.Michael Lev Arizona coach Chip Hale sent a text message to right-hander Dawson Netz on Sunday evening..

The fifth-seeded Wildcats snapped a three-game losing streak – a sweep in Eugene last weekend – to avoid the losers’ bracket in the inaugural conference tourney. The UA will face the winner of the Stanford-Arizona State game on Thursday. Vasquez said the county’s facility had 179 dogs in its care as of Monday. The top-seeded Cardinal and eighth-seeded Sun Devils were set to square off Wednesday afternoon.” Netz’s sister, Devyn, threw a shutout Sunday afternoon to push the UA softball team past Missouri and into the Super Regional round of the NCAA Tournament. The UA game Thursday is slated for a 4:45 p. “Adoptions and fostering are down,” he said, adding that the facility has waived fees in hopes of clearing space.m.

first pitch.” Kali Cabrera, the founder of , said calls for her organization to house stray dogs and cats come daily by the dozen.m. All-Pac-12 catcher Daniel Susac went 3 for 4 with two home runs, including a two-run shot in the ninth that gave the Wildcats breathing room. Arizona took a 3-0 lead on home runs by Garen Caulfield and Susac. Cabrera has transformed her garage into a mini rescue site. Caulfield’s two-run blast in the second was just his second of the season. 5 seed Arizona against No. Susac’s solo shot over the bullpen in left in the third was almost identical to his subsequent dinger in the ninth. “We are overwhelmed.

He’s second on the team with 11 home runs. People are also reading… Right-hander Dawson Netz, making his first start since April 12, gave Arizona what it needed. We are not getting any funding from anyone besides our donors or adoptions,” Cabrera said. He started the deciding Game 3 of Arizona’s Super Regional matchup against Ole Miss last spring. He pitched 2 2/3 innings and was charged with two runs – both of which scored after he left the game. Chip Hale was hoping to get two innings out of Netz, who missed most of the past two months because of an arm injury. “And now, all that time that you had for those animals during COVID is gone. But Netz was so efficient in setting down the Ducks in the first two frames – six straight outs on 16 pitches – that he was able to stay in for the third. People are also reading… “I feel fully confident in Dawson,” UA catcher Daniel Susac said.

After Tanner O’Tremba robbed Jacob Walsh of a hit with a diving catch in right-center, Bennett Thompson singled. You’re calling the rescues, you’re calling the shelters because you don’t know what to do,” Cabrera said. Netz struck out Gavin Grant, at which point Hale had a decision to make: Leave Netz in to face leadoff batter Tanner Smith? Or bring in left-hander Javyn Pimental to face the left-handed-hitting Smith? Hale visited the mound and decided to leave Netz in the game. Smith singled to right, advancing Thompson to third and bringing up Colby Shade, a right-handed batter. She also urged pet owners to make sure their animals are spayed and neutered.” “Big games like that,” added outfielder Tanner O’Tremba, “are when he shows up. Hale then brought in Pimental, who surrendered consecutive singles that trimmed Arizona’s lead to 3-2. The Wildcats made it 4-2 on Chase Davis’ single to left on an 0-2 pitch with two outs in the fifth. About the Author:.

Another questionable coaching call flipped the game in Oregon’s favor in the bottom of the sixth.84 ERA and limited opposing hitters to a . The Ducks put runners on second and third with one out via a walk and a double. Right-hander Chris Barraza remained in the game to face left-handed-hitting outfielder Anthony Hall, who smashed the first pitch he saw off the right-field foul pole for a three-run homer. Oregon’s lead didn’t last long. 3 starter. Mac Bingham led off the seventh with a single to center.

Two hit-by-pitches, sandwiching a walk, pushed across the tying run. Davis then gave Arizona a 6-5 lead with a sacrifice fly to right. Netz looked sharp against the Ducks. The Ducks put runners on first and third with one out in the bottom of the seventh against reliever Quinn Flanagan. The All-Pac-12 selection then struck out Drew Cowley – who entered Wednesday batting .434 – and retired Josh Kasevich on a grounder to shortstop. He also was able to command his pitches “He looked good,” Hale said.

Flanagan again stranded two runners in the eighth. Trevor Long allowed one run in the ninth but earned his sixth save. Contact sports reporter Michael Lev at 573-4148 or mlev@tucson. Velocity was good.com. On Twitter @michaeljlev  Respond: Write a letter to the editor | Write a guest opinion Subscribe to stay connected to Tucson.

A subscription helps you access more of the local stories that keep you connected to the community. It worked splendidly during Arizona’s two-game series at Creighton. Be the first to know Get local news delivered to your inbox! Michael Lev Reporter Contact reporter Michael Lev at 520-573-4148 or mlev@tucson.com. On Twitter: @michaeljlev . Arizona allowed only one total run.