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No. 12 UCLA Hosts Arizona in Pac-12 Battle

No. 12 UCLA Hosts Arizona in Pac-12 Battle


No. 12 UCLA (12-3, 2-1) vs. Arizona (12-3, 3-0)

Friday, Mar. 17, 2023 – 6:00 p.m. PT

Saturday, Mar. 18, 2023 – 2:00 p.m. PT

Sunday, Mar. 19, 2023 – 1:00 p.m. PT

Location: Los Angeles, Calif. (Jackie Robinson Stadium)

Stream: Pac-12 Now App /

Audio: UCLA Lean Player

Play-by-Play Talent: Nick Koop

Live Stats

No. 12 UCLA Hosts Arizona in Pac-12 Battle

UCLA (12-3, 2-1) returns to Jackie Robinson Stadium this weekend, hosting Arizona (12-3, 3-0) for a Pac-12 series starting on Friday night at 6:00 p.m. PT and continuing on Saturday at 2:00 p.m. PT and Sunday at 1:00 p.m. PT. The entirety of the series will be streamed through, with Nick Koop on the call. Fans can also follow along with an audio broadcast, live stats, and Twitter updates from @UCLABaseball.

Quick Hits    

  • UCLA is 12-3 overall on the year, including a 7-1 mark since the calendar turned to March
  • The Bruins are 2-1 in league play after taking two of three at Oregon last weekend
  • UCLA has had two of its last three Tuesday games rained out
  • The Bruins enter the weekend with the No. 3 ERA in the country (2.32)
  • UCLA also ranks top-10 nationally in strikeout-to-walk ratio (4.9, fourth) and WHIP (1.02, sixth)
  • The Bruins have allowed two earned runs or fewer in 11 of 15 games to start the year
  • UCLA has sizable advantages in walks drawn vs. issued (99-33) and HBPs drawn vs. issued (25-12)
  • Three Bruins regulars have an OPS north of 1.000 (Kyle Karros, Duce Gourson, JonJon Vaughns)
  • UCLA’s bullpen has combined for a 1.97 ERA and 13.0 K/9 ratio over 59 1/3 innings pitched
  • The Bruins are averaging 10.2 runs per game at home
  • UCLA has allowed a crooked number just nine times in 132 defensive innings
  • UCLA is 8-0 this year in games with 1+ SB, and 11-1 in games with 1+ HR
  • The Bruins have homered in eight straight games, the longest streak for the progam since Apr. 2-18, 2021 (9 gms)
  • UCLA’s current sophomore class was the No. 1-ranked recruit class in the country
  • Cody Schrier and Alonzo Tredwell were named 2023 Preseason All-Americans
  • 2022: UCLA went 40-24, earned a No. 2 seed in the NCAA Tourney, had an NCAA-high four Freshman All-Americans

Projected Pitching Matchups
Friday, Mar. 17 – 6:00 p.m. PT 
UCLA – Jake Brooks, RHP, Jr. (2-2, 5.85 ERA)

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