After trailing 8-0 in the 6th inning, the Dirtbags scored four times in the 6th, four more in the 8th, and then earned a walk-off win on a wild pitch in the 9th inning against UC Santa Barbara.
Sophomore LHP Zak Baayoun went eight innings, allowing just one unearned run and striking out eight as Long Beach State picked up a 5-2 win at rival Cal State Fullerton on Friday.
Long Beach State got a lockdown start from Zak Baayoun and pounded out 15 hits offensively to overwhelm visiting Tulane on Friday night.
Long Beach State scored in the top of the first and got a terrific start from Clayton Andrews (7IP, 10K), but couldn’t hold on for a win at No. 8 Texas A&M on Friday night.
Long Beach State earned a 4-3 comeback win over No. 10 Vanderbilt on Wednesday, getting a crucial two-run single from Chris Jimenez in the 7th inning.
Etiwanda High School: A four-year letterwinner with the Eagles who started every game but one over his career, setting the school record for hits with 110 ... Led Etiwanda to a CIF-SS Division 2 championship as a senior in 2017... Hit an impressive .374 in his senior season, recording 43 hits, 40 RBIs and seven home runs in just 30 games ... Ended the season on a 10-game hitting streak, going 19-for-41 (.463) with 13 runs, 19 RBIs, four doubles and three home runs to lead Etiwanda to a championship ... In a 16-7 quarterfinal win over Laguna Beach, Jimenez was 3-for-6 with two home runs and seven RBIs ... First Team All-Baseline League selection in 2015, 2016, and 2017... First Team Inland Empire All-Area selection by the Daily Bulletin in 2017, after earning an Honorable Mention nod as a junior ...First team San Bernardino All-Star selection in 2017.
Personal: Son of Chris and Gloria ... played for travel ball for CBA Marucci, winning the 2016 Junior Olympics USA Baseball West National Championship and the 2016 Perfect Game/EvoShield National Championship ... Also recruited by Tennessee, Texas A&M, and UC Riverside ... Hobbies include music and video games ... Majoring in Finance.
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