Santa Barbara Athletics News
May 18, 2017
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• The ScheduleFriday, May 19 at 3:00 p.m. vs. Cal Poly (23-27, 11-7)Saturday, May 20 at 2:00 p.m. vs. Cal PolySunday, May 21 at 12:00 p.m. vs. Cal Polyat Caesar Uyesaka StadiumAll-time record vs. the Mustangs: 93-70-1Record vs. CP in Checketts era: 7-12UCSB home record / CP away record: 15-11 / 9-172016 series: Cal Poly sweeps UCSB in San Luis ObispoUCSB Streak / Last 10: Won 1 / 4-6CP Streak / Last 10: Lost 1 / 5-5UCSB / CP RPI: 112 / 122 (as of May 18)
• Series Finale Moved UpThe finale of the UCSB-Cal Poly series on Sunday has been moved up one hour to 12:00 p.m. to mitigate any potential crossover with the Extravaganza music festival taking place at Harder Stadium. Sunday is also Senior Day, and eight members of the Gaucho program will be honored in their final Sunday game.
• Gauchos Over the AirUCSBGauchos.com will carry live audio and video broadcasts of all three games against the Mustangs this weekend. Gerry Fall will provide play-by-play duties for the video broadcast alongside former UCSB head coach Bob Brontsema, while Kevin Cannon will man the mic for the audiocast. Links to all broadcasts can be found on the UCSB baseball schedule page.
• Projected Starting PitchersFriday: RHP Noah Davis (6-3, 4.33 ERA) vs. RHP Erich Uelmen (2-8, 3.32 ERA)Saturday: TBA vs. RHP Spencer Howard (6-1, 2.24 ERA)Sunday: TBA vs. TBA• The Week in ReviewUCSB has gone 2-2 over the last week, losing two of three in a Big West series at No. 14 Cal State Fullerton before rebounding for a 6-5 win at USC on Wednesday. Big innings doomed the Gauchos in Friday and Sunday losses to the Titans, who put up a decisive four-spot in the seventh of the series opener and then went on to score eight runs in the third inning of the Sunday finale. Austin Bush hit two homers to lead UCSB in Saturday’s …