The Trojans baseball club saw three games of conference action, while the UCLA Bruins played in five but none carried Pac-10 significance. Let’s see the results.


USC hosted Arizona State University for three games over the weekend, upending the then-No. 6 ranked team in the nation in two games.

The Trojans came out victorious in the most important game: the first one. USC gained a 5-1 victory behind junior right-hander Andrew Triggs’ third complete game this season. Triggs (4-3) allowed one run on seven hits and two walks, while fanning six hitters. Adam Landecker blasted three hits, while Joe De Pinto went two-for-three with an RBI. James Roberts also had two hits to lead USC, who scored thrice in the first inning after being down 1-0.

Although the Trojans lost the second game, 7-4, on Saturday, their solid pitching lifted them to a 6-2 win Sunday. Senior Logan Odom tossed a complete game three-hitter, surrendering two runs. Both Alex Sherrod and Brando Garcia were prominent in the team’s performance, collecting two hits, two RBI and scoring twice each. Additionally, Kevin Roundtree went three-for-five with an RBI.

USC (20-27, 10-11) has a four-game road trip this week, starting with UC Irvine (34-13) May 17 before visiting No. 2 ranked Oregon State (37-12, 16-5) for three May 20-22.


The Bruins suffered three defeats in five games, winning two against visiting Cal State Bakersfield on Saturday (10-1) and Sunday (3-2), respectively.

Junior pitching phenom Trevor Bauer three his sixth straight complete game in Saturday’s win, while freshman Adam Plutko triggered a total of 12 strike outs the following day to capitalize the Bruins’ series win over Bakersfield.

After hosting No. 9 ranked Cal State Fullerton (36-14) on Tuesday, May 17, UCLA (28-19, 14-7) returns to Pac-10 action this week as they entertain California (28-16, 12-9) for three games.