April 18, 2013
Valparaiso (14-21) at No. 9 Arizona State (22-11-1)
April 19, 6:30 p.m. PT | Valparaiso at No. 9 Arizona State | Tempe, Ariz. (Packard Stadium) | WATCH: MidFirst Bank Sun Devil IMG Sports Network | STATS
April 20, 6:30 p.m. PT | Valparaiso at No. 9 Arizona State | Tempe, Ariz. (Packard Stadium) | RADIO: MidFirst Bank Sun Devil IMG Sports Network | STATS
April 21, 12:30 p.m. PT | Valparaiso at No. 9 Arizona State | Tempe, Ariz. (Packard Stadium) | WATCH: MidFirst Bank Sun Devil IMG Sports Network | Blaze Radio | STATS
Projected Pitching Matchups
|FRI: ASU - RHP Trevor Williams||4-3||9||9||3.05||65.0||47||9|
|VALPO- RHP Cole Webb||3-5||9||9||1.97||64.0||41||16|
|SAT: ASU - LHP Ryan Kellogg||8-0||9||8||2.28||59.1||34||9|
|VALPO- RHP Chris DeBoo||2-5||9||9||4.60||58.2||25||11|
|SUN: ASU - RHP Alex Blackford||4-0||17||1||2.36||26.2||29||17|
|VALPO - LHP Dalton Lundeen||1-0||6||4||2.70||26.2||17||7|
TEMPE, Ariz. - The ninth-ranked Arizona State University baseball team hosts Valparaiso for a three-game non-conference home set over the weekend. Friday and Saturday's games are set for a 6:30 p.m. start, while Sunday's game will begin at 12:30 p.m.
Can't Make It?
All three games will be broadcast live through the All-Access player on thesundevils.com by the MidFirst Bank Sun Devil IMG Sports Network and also through the Blaze Radio online at www.ustream.tv/channel/blaze-sport. Friday and Sunday's game will also be streamed live online at www.pac-12.com/live/thesundevils. Fans can also follow the team on Twitter at @ASU_Baseball for live scoring and updates from the weekend, and check thesundevils.com for stats, notes and more.
The Devils Against Valparaiso
This is the first meeting between the two teams. ASU is 9-0 all-time against the Horizon League, including 5-0 vs. Wisconsin-Milwaukee and 4-0 vs. Wright State.
Friday Fireworks and Poster Giveaway:
Friday's game will be the fourth installment of Friday Fireworks at Packard Stadium. Every Sun Devil baseball game for the rest of the season will feature post-game fireworks, so bring the family and enjoy a 10-minute fireworks show approximately 10 minutes after the completion of the game courtesy of Sodexo. This Friday's featured student-athlete for the Sun Devil Poster Giveaway is senior catcher Max Rossiter. The first 750 fans to enter Packard Stadium will receive a poster, so be sure to arrive early to collect all six this season.
Saturday Baseball Bingo:
The first 300 fans to pick up a Bingo card can follow along and play all Saturday. The first five winners receive prizes.
|Junior Sun Devil Club||Family 4-Packs|
|Junior Sun Devil Club members get FREE ADMISSION to Saturday's game||Family 4-Packs are available now for $60 and include four reserved tickets and four "Fear The Fork" t-shirts.|
Pac-12 Baseball Standings as of April 18, 2013
(rankings according to Baseball America):
No. 5 Oregon State: 10-2, 29-6
No. 10 Oregon: 12-3, 28-8 (0.5 GB)
No. 13 UCLA: 7-5, 23-10 (3 GB)
Stanford: 7-5, 20-11 (3 GB)
No. 9 Arizona State: 8-7, 22-11-1 (3.5 GB)
Arizona: 8-7, 24-12 (3.5 GB)