Long Beach State fell 6-1 in the series opener at Cal Poly on Friday. The Dirtbags made a few costly mistakes as the Mustangs took advantage to break open a close game.
Sophomore shortstop Garrett Hampson has been named to the initial watch list for the Brooks Wallace Award for the second year in a row. The award recognizes the nation's top shortstop and is presented during the National College Baseball Hall of Fame's Night of Champions on June 29 in Lubbock, Texas.
The Dirtbags complete a road-heavy portion of the schedule with nine of 12 games on the road when they visit Big West foe Cal Poly for a three-game series this weekend. Long Beach State is in search of its first road series win.
Luke Rasmussen and Zack Domingues each had two hits as the Long Beach State Dirtbags fell 4-2 at LMU on Tuesday. Ryan Cruz also pitched four-plus solid innings out of the bullpen.