CSUN beats UNLV 5-1 Tuesday

This is David Denenberg reporting live from Matador Field as the UNLV Rebels visit CSUN.

5:34

The game has gone final as Jolicoeur recorded his second save of the season and the Matadors go on to win 5-1.  Live coverage will be offered for tomorrow’s game starting in approximately the sixth inning.

5:31

Jolicoeur has allowed a base hit to begin the ninth inning as the matadors lead 5-1.

5:22

Simis rocked a RBI double to give the Matadors a 5-1 lead here in the bottom of the eighth with two outs.   The side is retired as we enter the top of the ninth inning with Jolicoeur coming in attempting to record a save for CSUN.

5:20

Dabbs has laid down a bunt to reach first base.  Simis is now up.  Dabbs recorded his first steal of the season as he’s safe at second base.  There are two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning.

5:19

Hannick has gone down swinging as Jason Dabbs is up to bat with two outs here in the bottom of the eighth.

5:17

Todd Eskelin has grounded out, bringing Hannick to the plate for CSUN with one out in the bottom of the eighth inning.

5:14

Jolicoeur has gotten through the inning, giving up no hits or runs as CSUN leads the game 4-1 here in the bottom of the eighth inning.

5:09

Jimmy Jolicoeur is now on the mound for the Matadors as he enters this gme with a ERA of 7.88 and a 2-3 record.  Jolicoeur will be looking to improve on his poor performance last Friday against the UCSB Gauchos in which he gave up five earned runs in two innings of work.

5:05

Hutchison has gotten the rebels into the eighth inning but the damage is done as CSUN scored two runs on one hit in the bottom of the seventh inning to increase their lead to 4-1.

5:00

UNLV is sending a new pitcher into the game as Matt Hutchison makes his way to the mound.

4:59

Cates is safe at second with his third stolen base of the year.  Pineda has walked now to bring up D’Anna for the Matadors with two outs.

4:58

Cates connected on a base hit that scored both Dabbs and Simis to make this game 4-1 in favor of the Matadors.

4:56

TS Reed has struck out which brings Cates to the plate with two outs and runners in scoring position in the bottom of the seventh inning.

4:54

Belanger has hit a sac bunt to put Matador runners on second and third base with one out in the bottom of the seventh inning.

4:51

Simis has been hit by a pitch which brings C.J. Belanger to the plate with runners on first and second base and no outs here in the bottom of the seventh as the Matadors lead this game by a score of 2-1.

4:50

Dabbs is on first safely with a base hit.  Simis is now coming to bat with no outs in the bottom of the seventh inning.

4:45

After a double play, Gorski is through the top of the seventh bringing Dabbs to the plate for the Matadors with second baseman Tommy Simis on deck.  The matadors are winning 2-1.

4:42

Gorski is back on the bag for the matadors as the first Rebel batter has flied out to mark the first out of the top of the seventh inning.

4:39

Gorski is through the top of the sixth and the Matadors have gone down in order in the home half of the inning as this game enters the seventh inning with the Matadors leading 2-1.

4:27

Continuing to tinker with his pitching staff Head Coach Steve Rousey has brought freshman Justen Gorski into the game here in the sixth inning.  Tate lasted two innings and netted two strikeouts and gave up one earned run on three hits.

4:27

We’re headed to the fifth inning here at Matador Field as Pineda has flied out to end the fifth inning with the Matadors up 2-1 on the visiting UNLV Rebels.

4:25

Cates is up to bat for the Matadors in bottom of the fifth inning with two outs.  He has hit a standup double to bring Pineda up to bat.

4:21

Davin Tate has recorded his second strikeout of the day and has retired the side to bring this game to the bottom of the fifth with outfielder Jeff Pruitt up to bat for the Matadors.

4:12

second baseman Bryan Resnick has kept this Rebel rally going with a base hit .  The Rebels now have runners on first and second and catcher Chad Claus is up to bat here in the top of the fifth.

4:10

Rebels first baseman Brian Gilbertson has scored a run here in the top of the fifth as his team now trails the Matadors 2-1.

4:07

The Rebels have recordded their first hit of the game as they have a man on second no outs here in the top of the fifth.

3:59

Eskelin has gone down swinging as Hannick is up to bat with one out in the bottom of the fourth.  Hannick has singled as Dabbs is at the plate.

3:56

Tate is through the inning as the Rebels haven’t gotten a hit yet with this game entering the bottom of the fourth inning nd Todd Eskelin up to bat.

3:54

Third baseman Jason Dabbs has committed a fielding error to allow a Rebel on base with two outs here in the top of the fourth.

3:52

Hannick has thrown out his second would-be base stealer here in the top of the fourth to get the Matadors the first out of the inning as the matadors lead 2-0.

3:49

Davin Tate has been put in the game here in the top of the fourth for the Matadors presumably to get him some work on the mound before the Cal Poly series this weekend.

3:43

After a Pineda strikeout Cates was caught trying to steal second.  There are two outs in the bottom of the third and first baseman Dominic D’Anna is up to bat.

3:40

Cates is on base as the Rebels committed a fielding error allowing him to reach.  outfielder Ryan Pineda is now at the plate with no outs in the bottom of the third.

3:36

Wright netted his fourth strikeout of the day as the Rebels got no hits and had a runner thrown out at second by Chris Hannick.  It’s now the bottom of the third inning and Richard Cates is coming to bat.  The score is still 2-0 Matadors.

3:33

Westley Wright has gone two strong innings thus far for the Matadors striking out three batters and giving up no hits.  There is currently one out in the top of the third and Wright has given up a walk.

3:28

Todd Eskelin ripped a triple and then after a double from Chris Hannick was able to easily score and make this game 2-0 in favour of the Matadors.