This is David Denenberg reporting live at Matador Field.
The game has gone final as Todd Eskelin scored on a wild throw to third to give the Matadors a 3-2 win and also give the Matadors the series against UCSB. CSUN is now 2-1 in Big West Conference play and 11-14 overall. Live coverage of the Matadors game on Tuesday against the UNLV Rebels will be available here on the Matador Score.
The Gauchos are sending in Clayton Edwards in relief of starting pitcher Mike Ford. Justin DeMarco is at bat trying to take two of three games from UCSB.
Jason Dabbs is on first base safely after walking. The Matadors now have runners on first and second base with no outs in the bottom of the ninth as this game is still tied at 2-2. TS Reed is up to bat.
Leading off for CSUN Todd Eskelin has dropped down a double to put himself into scoring position with no outs. Jason Dabbs is now at the plate attempting to win this game for the Matadors.
Cavan has gone down swinging as the Matadors will attempt to win this game in the bottom of the ninth inning. The score is tied at 2-2 and Todd Eskelin is up to bat.
Brian Slover continues to cruise here in the ninth inning as he has retired two batters and currently has Ryan Cavan at one ball and two strikes.
Dominic D’Anna is up to bat with Richard Cates on first base after Ryan Pineda flew out to give the Matadors one out in the bottom of the eighth. The game is tied 2-2.
The Matadors have kept the gauchos at bay after turning another double play to bring this game into the bottom of the eighth inning with Richard Cates coming to bat.
After a Gaucho double, followed by a walk, UCSB has runners on first and second base with no outs here in the eighth inning.
Matadors Head Coach Steve Rousey has made another pitching change as Brian Slover is pitching for CSUN here in the top of the eighth.
P.J. Rousey has retired the side with two strikeouts as this game enters the seventh inning stretch tied at 2-2.
Sure enough Ryan McCarney’s day is over here as P.J. Rousey is entering this game in the bottom of the seventh inning with one out. The game is still all tied up at 2-2.
Mullins has gone deep to tie this game back up at 2-2. Gunnar Terhune is up to bat now and there is bullpen action for the Matadors as P.J. Rousey and Brian Slover are warming up.
After putting runners on the corners, Matador second baseman Jason Dabbs flew out to end the sixth inning and bring Gauchos catcher Marty Mullins to the plate in the top of the seventh inning.
The fielding errors don’t seem to be hindering the Matadors today as they have turned a double play to end the top of the sixth inning and go into the home half of the sixth with a 2-1 lead.
CSUN has gone down in order to end the fifth inning here at Matador Field as the score is still 2-1 in favor of the Matadors.
McCarney is keeping his strong outing going as the Gauchos reached base on one walk, but flew out on the next play to bring this game to the bottom of the fifth inning with TS Reed coming to bat.
Jason Dabbs has given the Matadors a 2-1 lead on an RBI double to left field. Now at bat is Justin DeMarco.
Todd Eskelin kept his bat alive as he nailed a triple with two outs here in the bottom of the fourth to put himself in scoring position as Jason Dabbs is up to bat now.
The Gauchos left three men on base as Terhune hit a little pop-up to pitcher Ryan McCarney. Going into the home half of the fourth inning Dominic D’Anna will be leading off for the Matadors.
Gunnar Terhune is up for the Gauchos with the bases loaded and two outs. The score is still knotted up at 1-1 here in the top of the fourth inning.
The Gauchos have runners on first and second base but their are two outs here in the top of the fourth.
Pineda struck out to end the third inning. Leading off for the Gauchos will be Shane Carlson.
CSUN is still up to bat here in the bottom of third inning with Ryan Pineda at the plate and C.J. Belanger at first base with two outs.
The Matadors have escaped the top of the third inning after McCarney was able to pick off two Gaucho base runners. Leading off for the Matadors here in the bottom of the third inning is shortstop TS Reed.
CSUN pitcher Ryan MCCarney has given up a run off a hit from Gaucho designated hitter Eric Oliver to make this game 1-1.
The Gauchos have a man on first base and their team’s batting average leader Ryan Cavan coming to the plate with one out here in top of the third inning.
The game is going into the third inning as the Matadors scored one run on two hits in the bottom of the second inning.
The Matadors have put up the first run of the game as Jason Dabbs hit a sacrifice bunt to score Dominic D’Anna and make the game 1-0.
CSUN has put two runners on with no outs as Todd Eskelin is coming to bat here in the bottom of the second.
The Gauchos have gone down in order here in the top of the second inning. Matadors first baseman Dominic D’Anna will lead off for CSUN as the score is 0-0.
On the mound for the Matadors today is Ryan McCarney who is 0-1 on the year with a 5.01 era.
The Matadors and the Gauchos are still scoreless after Ryan Pineda flew out to center field to end the first inning.
The game is in the bottom of the first inning and the score is still 0-0. Richard Cates is up to bat with a man on second and one out.