BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—For the second consecutive game Allen Gwynn (R-Sr., Santa Paula, Calif., Ventura College) recorded three RBI’s as Bakersfield (14-19, 7-5 WAC) completed a three-game Western Athletic Conference sweep of Chicago State (10-21, 0-9 WAC)11-0 Sunday afternoon. The game was called after seven innings as CSUB invoked the 10-run WAC mercy rule.
In addition to his RBI’s, Gwynn, the Roadrunner first baseman went 2-for-3 with two runs scored on the day. Garrett Pierce (Jr., Bakersfield, Calif., Centennial HS) led the ‘Runner offense, going 3-for-4 with two RBI’s. Oscar Sanay (Sr., Chula Vista, Calif., Bonita Vista HS) tied his career high with four RBI’s as he went 2-for-4. Bakersfield scored one in the first, one in the fourth, two in the fifth, and exploded for seven in the sixth.
Roadrunner pitcher Austin Davis (R-So., Scottsdale, Ariz., Desert Mountain HS) was credited with the complete game victory as reset his career high with nine strikeouts. It was Davis (2-6) first win since the opening weekend of the 2014 season. Davis allowed three hits.
The Roadrunners host No. 4 Cal Poly Tuesday night at 6 p.m. The Mustangs will be the highest ranked team ever to play at Hardt Field in the 5+ year history of the facility.