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Stanford Rides Seven-Run Eleventh to Victory

Texas Tech

SALT LAKE CITY – Tied at 6-6 headed to the 11th inning, Stanford (11-13, 4-5 Pac-12) scored seven runs on seven hits in the inning to defeat Utah (18-8, 7-5 Pac-12) 13-6 on Saturday and salvage a three-game series from Smith’s Ballpark.

Junior Trevor Haskins led the way offensively, finishing 4-for-5 with a double, a homer and five RBIs – the last two helping to blow the game open in the seven-run 11th inning.

Graduate student Owen Cobb also posted four hits out of the leadoff spot, going 4-for-7 with a double and a run scored.

Including the first of the year from Haskins, Stanford launched three solo home runs in the victory. The first of the day came from Cort MacDonald in the first inning, while Malcolm Moore connected for his team-best seventh of the year to straight-away center field in the third inning.

For MacDonald, the homer was his third of the year.

Stanford starter Christian Lim was stellar in a no decision, tossing six innings and allowing three runs on five hits and two walks with five strikeouts. The left-hander exited the game in the seventh with the Cardinal leading 6-3.

Cobb got the 11th inning started with a double before Cort MacDonald doubled down the left field line to drive in what proved to the game-winning run. After a hit-by-pitch put another runner aboard, run-scoring singles from Ethan Hott and Jake Sapien advanced the tally to 9-6. Temo Becerra kept the inning alive with a two-out single for his third hit of the game,…

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