After thinking – many times – he'd never pitch again because of a torn elbow ligament, junior right-hander Jeff Brigham is wowing scouts with a 98-mph fastball. He is undefeated with a 1.29 ERA through five starts. And he is acutely aware of the need to have a Plan B for life beyond baseball.
Washington scored seven runs in the first two innings and made it stand up Tuesday in a 7-6 win over Portland at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. It was the final tune up for Washington (13-5-1, 2-1) before they open up Husky Ballpark on Friday against Arizona.
Husky second baseman Andrew Ely was named the Pac-12 Baseball Player of the week as announced by the Conference earlier today.
Andrew Ely couldn't remember the last time he hit a game-winning home run. What he did know is that Arizona State reliever Ryan Burr would want to get ahead of him in the count in the 11th inning.
Washington scored six times in the eighth inning to break open a 3-3 tie and beat Arizona State, 9-3, Saturday night at Packard Stadium in Tempe, Ariz. to even the Pac-12 series opener for both teams at one game apiece.
Huskies' starter Jared Fisher threw an eight-inning complete game, but Arizona State came away with a 4-1 win in the Pac-12 Baseball opener for both teams Friday night at Packard Stadium in Tempe, Ariz.
Husky Ballpark Construction Report - March 14
Washington (10-4-1) puts its seven-game win streak on the line this weekend at Arizona State (7-6) in the first week of Pac-12 play.
Washington beat Santa Clara 9-1 Sunday in the final game of the Jack Gifford Memorial Tournament to escape California with a perfect 4-0 record over the weekend and extend its win streak seven-straight games.
Alex Schmidt belted his third home run of the year and three Washington relievers combined to throw 4 and 1/3 scoreless innings in the Huskies 4-1 win over Pacific Saturday in the Jack Gifford Memorial tournament at Schott Stadium.
Robert Pehl hit for the cycle as Washington battered out a season-high 16 hits to support pitchers Tyler Davis and Will Ballowe in a combined 7-0 shutout win over San Jose State Friday night in the Jack Gifford Memorial tournament at Municipal Stadium.
Husky Ballpark Construction Report - March 7