Baseball wins series over UCLA

<p><!-- LINKS TO RELATED PAGES BEGIN --> <a href="… Score</a> <!-- LINKS TO RELATED PAGES END --></p><separator></separator><p>The #2 Sun Devil baseball team traveled to Los Angeles and made a statement to the nation, sweeping the #4 Bruins with a 12-3 victory Sunday at Jackie Robinson Stadium. Arizona State used a 17-hit attack, including three home runs, to up their record to 38-5, 14-4 in Pac-10 play. It was the first Sun Devil sweep at Jackie Robinson since 1994.</p><separator></separator><p><a href="">Z… MacPhee</a>, <a href="">R… Torrez</a> and <a href="">K… Calhoun</a> all had two run homers, pacing Sun Devil starter <a href="">Jake Borup</a> to his ninth win of the year. Borup (9-1) went six innings, allowing two runs on five hits while striking out four, outpitching UCLA start Rob Rasmussen. Rasmussen (6-2) took the loss, lasting only four innings, allowing six earned runs.</p><separator></separator><p><a href="">Z… MacPhee</a> got the ASU offense started in the top of the first, blasting a two-run homer to left center to put the Devils up 2-0. It was MacPhee's eighth home run of the season. UCLA would come right back and tie things up in the second. A wild pitch and an RBI groundout gave the Bruins a pair of runs and make it a 2-2 ballgame.</p><separator></separator><p><a href="">… Torrez</a> put the Devils back on top with a two-out RBI single in the top of the third, then <a href="">R… Torrez</a> added two more in the fourth with a two-run homer to centerfield off Rasmussen. It was Raoul's second round-tripper of the year.</p><separator></separator><p><a href="">K… Calhoun</a> got into the long ball act in the fifth, blasting a two-run shot of his own to right centerfield to make it 7-2. It was dinger number eight on the season for Calhoun, tying him with MacPhee for the team lead. <a href="">R… Torrez</a> added an RBI single with two gone in the inning to push the lead to 8-2.</p><separator></separator><p><a href="">Drew Maggi</a> would manufacture another run in the top of the sixth. After drawing a leadoff walk, he stole second and third base and scored on a MacPhee groundout. Maggi now has 29 steals on the year. ASU would add another run on an RBI double by <a href="… Ruettiger</a> that made it 10-2.</p><separator></separator><p>Arizona State would make it 12-2 in the seventh, thanks to a leadoff triple by <a href="">… Marrero</a>, and RBI single by <a href="… Swagerty</a> and an RBI infield single by MacPhee.</p><separator></separator><p>Nine Devils collected hits, including three by <a href="… Ruettiger</a>. <a href="">Z… MacPhee</a> drove in four runs on two hits and <a href="">R… Torrez</a> brought in three with his two hit day. The Sun Devils will return home on Tuesday night to face the Arizona Wildcats in a non-conference game at 6:30 p.m. from Winkles Field-Packard Stadium at Brock Ballpark.</p><separator></separator><!-- STORY AD BEGINS HERE --></p>