Over the weekend, the UCLA Bruins baseball team played a three-game Pac-12 road series against the Utah Utes. The Bruins were able to stay hot by winning all three games with ease. They have now won seven of their last eight games and eight of their last 10.
On Friday, the Bruins beat up on the Utes, 16-0. Center fielder Beau Amaral had three hits in the leadoff slot, driving in two runs and scoring two himself. Right fielder Jeff Gelalich also had a three-hit day, driving in two and scoring three. Starting pitcher Adam Plutko ran his record to 4-1 with 6.2 shutout innings.
On Saturday, the final score was 9-6 Bruins. Amaral again drove in two runs, but had just one hit. Catcher Tyler Heineman was 3-for-3 with a walk, two RBI and three runs scored.
Sunday's finale was also captured by the Bruins, 5-1. Heineman and Gelalich had two hits each and Amaral had a solo home run. Starter Grant Watson improved his record to 6-1 with six innings pitched, allowing one run, two walks and a hit batsman while striking out five.
The Bruins will next host their Pac-12 rivals the Oregon Ducks in a three-game series this week. Thursday and Friday's games will begin at 6:00 p.m. PT and Saturday's game will start at 12:00 p.m. PT.
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