March 12, 2010
Long Beach, Calif. - Starter Andrew Gagnon struck out 12 Shockers, including six of the first eight batters he faced, but a three-run home run from Ryan Jones started a six-run seventh for Wichita State in a 8-0 loss Friday.
Gagnon's 12 strikeouts were a career high, but his effort was matched by Wichita State starter Tim Kelley, who threw eight innings of shutout ball, striking out four and allowing four hits overall.
With Long Beach State trailing in the seventh 1-0 after allowing an unearned run, it was Wichta State that finally broke the game open. Cody Lassley started the inning with a single, and after Travis Bennett reached when the Dirtbags failed to catch the lead runner on a bunt, Jones' homer to right center put the Shockers ahead 4-0. Wichita State would eventually bat around in the inning, scoring three more runs to take a 7-0 lead.
Wichita State added another run in the eighth, and Chance Sossamon pitched the ninth for the Shockers to complete the shutout.
Long Beach State returns to Blair Field Saturday for another game with Wichita State. First pitch is scheduled for 5:30 p.m.
- Baseball Camps
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp I - June 19-23
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp II - June 26-30
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp III - July 6-8
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp IV - July 10-14
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp V - July 17-21
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp VI - July 24-28
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp VII - July 31-Aug. 4
- Dirtbags Summer Youth Baseball Camp VIII - Aug. 7-11
- Dirtbag Baseball
- What is a Dirtbag?
- Dirtbags in the Majors
- Team History
- Blair Field
- Ticket Information
- Beach Magazine Feature on Dirtbags in MLB
- Dirtbags Baseball Alumni Video
- MLB.com on Dirtbag Infielders
- Major Leaguers All-Time Gallery
- 1998 CWS Reunion
- Related Links
- Baseball America
- Collegiate Baseball
- Minor League Baseball
- Major Leagues
- USA Baseball
- Media Guides
Dave Smith Named Big West Pitcher of the Week05/22/2017 - Baseball
Senior Dave Smith picked up Big West Pitcher of the Week honors for his impressive start on...
Dirtbags Win Big West Title with 2-1 Victory vs...05/21/2017 - Baseball
No. 7 Long Beach State won its first Big West championship since 2008 with a 2-1 win over Hawai...
LBSU Clinches Series vs. Hawai’i with 8-4...05/20/2017 - Baseball
No. 7 Long Beach State claimed a ninth straight series victory with Saturday’s 8-4 win over...
No. 7 Dirtbags Battle for 2-1 Win Over Hawai...05/19/2017 - Baseball
Junior RHP Darren McCaughan had another impressive start for the Dirtbags, who held off HawaiR...
No. 7 Long Beach State Closes Home Slate vs....05/18/2017 - Baseball
The Dirtbags welcome Hawai’i to Blair Field this weekend, closing out the regular season...
David Banuelos Named Semifinalist for Johnny...05/18/2017 - Baseball
Junior catcher David Banuelos has been named a semifinalist for the Johnny Bench Award, which is ...