FRESNO, Calif. --- Bulldogs' freshman Kevin Viers launched two solo home runs to help the Fresno State baseball team finish off its series sweep of the Nevada Wolf Pack with a 6-4 win on Saturday night at Pete Beiden Field.
The Bulldogs jumped in front early with a run in the first and two more in the second inning for a 3-0 lead. After the Pack scored an unearned run in the fourth, Fresno State responded with runs in the fifth and sixth to move ahead 5-1
Kevin Viers provided the `Dogs their offense with home runs in back-to-back at bats in the fifth and seventh innings. The two homers for Viers were his third and fourth of his Fresno State career - both solo shots over the right field wall. Viers went 3-of-4 with two RBIs and crossed the plate three times
Tim Borst picked up his fourth save of the season as he retired the game's final six outs, striking out two and allowing one hit in his two innings on the mound to close the game.
Fresno State (21-31, 14-16 Mountain West) and Nevada (24-30, 11-19 MW) will meet again on Wednesday night at 7 p.m. PT when the fourth-seeded Bulldogs and fifth-seeded Wolf Pack begin play in the 2013 Mountain West Baseball Championship.
The winner of the double-elimination postseason tournament - hosted by Fresno State May 22-26 at Beiden Field - will receive the league's automatic bid into the NCAA Tournament.
Single session tickets can be purchased for as low as $10 in the upper deck
for students, senior citizens and youth, while upper reserved for adults are
available for $13. Seats in the lower box reserved sections can be purchased for
$15 for each day.
All-Session tickets can still be purchased from the box office, ranging from $30 to $50. 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.
Parking will be available in the blue and red lots for $8 per day for each car. Lots will be open three hours before the day's first pitch with no enter-exit privileges.
Courtesy: Fresno St. Athletics