Long Beach State plays four games against ranked teams this week.
Michael Hill and Jeff Yamaguchi hit Long Beach State's first back-to-back home runs since 2011.
Long Beach State stands in a tie for second-place after nine games.
Jake Stassi threw 7.1 innings, striking out four.
Long Beach State piled up nine runs on 14 hits in a 9-2 win.
Long Beach State (2013):Became the Dirtbags' Saturday starter in March ... made 16 appearances and 12 starts with a 4-4 record and a 3.32 ERA ... pitched 81.1 innings and struck out 38 batters ... did not allow a hit in his first three relief appearances (2/16-3/2) ... pitched four innings of scoreless relief against UCLA (3/5) while striking out seven batters ... went seven innings and struck out six for hist first win of the year against Wichita State (3/16) ... threw seven innings again in his next outing against Cal State Fullerton (3/23) and allowed just one run but did not get the decision ... only allowed one run for the third consecutive start in a 6.2 inning effort against Cal State Northridge (3/29) and picked up his second win ... allowed just two unearned runs at Pacific (4/6) despite allowing eight hits over 7.2 innings for his third win ... won his third consecutive start against UC Davis in another season-long 7.2 innings effort ... allowed two runs (only one earned) and struck out four over 6.2 innings in a no-decision against Cal Poly (4/27) ... went seven innings, struck out five and allowed just one earned run but took the loss in a seven-inning start at Cal State Fullerton (5/4) ... allowed one run and struck out a pair over 4.1 innings against UC Riverside (5/18).
(2012):Made 19 appearances for the Dirtbags, all out of the bullpen ... Posted a 1-0 record and a 3.43 ERA over 21 innings pitched ... Threw two innings in his first appearance against USC (2/21) ... Earned his only save of the season, closing out a game against California (2/24) ... Threw a no-hit inning at Wichita State (3/24) ... Pitched two hitless innings in his first Big West appearance at UC Riverside (4/7) ... Earned the win with a one-inning appearance in a combined shutout at USC (4/24) ... Set a season-high with three scoreless innings against UCLA (5/1) ... Tied a career-high with three strikeouts in a two-inning, hitless outing against LMU (5/5).
(2011):Continued as a two-way player for Long Beach State in his first year with the Dirtbags ... Played in 14 games, starting in six as a position player at right field and DH ... Made 10 appearances on the mound, starting three times ... Hit .167 in limited appearances at the plate ... Had an RBI double and a run scored against CS Fullerton (2/21) ... Had another hit in the next game against LMU (2/22) ... Had a pinch-hit single against UC Riverside (4/17) ... Finished with a 3.50 ERA with 18.0 innings pitched ... Started against Loyola Marymount, and pitched three scoreless innings (2/22) ... Set two career highs with three strikeouts in a four inning relief appearance against Oregon State (3/18) ... Pitched two hitless innings at Pacific, combining in a shutout (4/1) ... Made his second start against San Diego State, throwing three hitless innings (4/5) ... Took his only loss of the season in his third start at UCLA (4/12) ... Tossed an inning of scoreless relief at Arizona State (5/10).
High School:A two-way player at Yuba City High School, earning three letters as a pitcher and an outfielder ... Three-time section champion with the Honkers ... A three-time first-team all-conference selection ... Hit .446 as a sophomore, while posting a 6-2 record with a 2.20 ERA ... Went 9-1 with 93 strikeouts and a 1.58 ERA as a junior ... Set a school record with a 0.74 ERA after going 9-1 for the second straight season in 2010 ... Finished the season with 100 strikeouts in 66.1 innings pitched.
Personal:Born in Woodland, Calif. ... Parents are Jim and Raquelle Stassi ... Posted a 3.7 GPA in high school ... Father reached AAA as a minor leaguer, and brother Max is a catcher in the A's farm system ... Brother Brock also plays Division I baseball at Nevada ... Also recruited by Nevada, UC Davis, Pacific, Sacramento State and Hawaii ... Major is undeclared.