Baseball Puts MW Win Streak on the Line

April 25, 2013

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Games 39-41 • Fresno State (13-25, 8-10 MW) at San Diego State (20-20, 10-8 MW)
April 26-28, 2013 --- Tony Gwynn Stadium (San Diego, Calif.)
6:00 p.m. PT (DH)/2:00 p.m. PT/1:00 p.m. PT
Radio: ESPN Radio 790 AM -- Paul Loeffler & Ray O'Canto
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Bulldog Bones
• Fresno State is set to visit San Diego State in a Mountain West series this weekend.
• Right-handers Jordan Brink and Derick Velazquez, along with left-hander Tyler Linehan have earned Mountain West Pitchers of the Week this season.
• Fresno State's Aaron Judge won the 2012 TD Ameritrade College Baseball Home Run Derby and entered the 2013 season with three Preseason All-American honors.

Fresno State Visits Aztecs with Chance to Surge Up Standings
With the Fresno State baseball team on a five-game Mountain West winning streak, the Bulldogs have a chance to make a move up the conference standings starting this weekend at San Diego State. The 'Dogs and Aztecs will play a three-game series with single games on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. All games can be heard live on ESPN Radio 790 AM.

About the San Diego State Aztecs The Aztecs enter the weekend series against the 'Dogs in third-place in the Mountain West standings with a 10-8 record and an overall mark of 20-20 this season. After dropping five of seven on an extended road swing, San Diego State returned home on Tuesday and erupted for an 18-2 win over No. 21 UC Irvine. SDSU is 11-5 at Tony Gwynn Stadium this season and owns a 5-1 mark at home against conference opponents. The Aztecs are fueled by its pitching staff that owns the top ERA in the MW at 3.76 and most strikeouts at 312 in 40 games. SDSU is led by Tony Gwynn who returned 24 players from last season's squad that finished third in the MW (26-34, 12-12 MW) for his 10th season as head coach.

Here Comes The Judge!
Fresno State junior outfielder Aaron Judge has been ruling pitchers throughout his career and stepped onto the national stage last July when he won the 2012 TD Ameritrade College Baseball Home Run Derby in Omaha. This season, Judge leads the Bulldogs with a .347 batting average, a .435 on base percentage, a .592 slugging percentage, 51 hits, sevem home runs, 28 runs scored, 23 walks, 11 doubles, two triples and 87 total bases. He is also 6-for-6 in stolen base attempts.

"He's Brinking It!"
Fresno State sophomore Jordan Brink earned the Bulldogs a five-game sweep of Air Force with his first complete-game performance on Sunday with a 5-3 win. Brink threw a career-best 12 strikeouts and allowed just two earned runs without walking a batter over the nine innings.

2013 Mountain West Baseball Tournament Tickets on Sale Now
Fresno State will host the 2013 Mountain West Baseball Tournament from May 22-26. All session tickets are available for $30 for upper reserved (college student, senior citizens, and youth), $40 for upper reserved (adult) and $50 for lower box reserved. Tickets include all games of the tournament. All six Mountain West teams will be participating in the tournament.