April 23, 2013
BERKELEY - Cal baseball yielded seven runs in the first three innings before slowing Cal Poly down, falling to the No. 18-ranked Mustangs, 7-1, Tuesday night at Evans Diamond. Four Golden Bear (18-22) relievers kept Cal Poly (27-11) off the scoreboard for the final six innings and junior shortstop Mike Reuvekamp knocked in a run with an RBI double in the seventh inning.
Reuvekamp finished the game 2-for-4 with an RBI after leading off the third inning with a single to left field. He had now had five-straight two-hit games, including hitting the game-winner Sunday in Cal's 2-1 come from behind victory over Washington State at Evans Diamond.
After Cal Poly scored six runs in the third inning to take a 7-0 lead, the Bears junior left-hander Kyle Porter stopped the Mustangs' offense by throwing 3.0 innings with one hit, no runs, one walk and two strikeouts. Freshmen Michael Jordan and Jake Schulz, and sophomore Eric Walbridge, also threw well, only giving up one hit in the final three innings.
Cal next continues its Pac-12 slate at Washington, April 26-28, for a three-game conference series at Husky Ballpark in Seattle. Game times for the series are 5 p.m. Friday, 2 p.m. Saturday night, and 1 p.m. Sunday. The Cal-UW series can also be heard on KALX 90.7 FM.