BAKERSFIELD, Calif.—CSU Bakersfield (8-3) extended its baseball winning streak to five when the Roadrunners defeated LIU Brooklyn (0-6) 10-3 Sunday afternoon.
Leading 1-0 in the bottom of the third, CSUB exploded for eight runs, the most scored in a single inning this season by the Roadrunners. Frank Martinez (Sr., Riverside, Calif., East LA College) and Oscar Sanay (Jr., Chula Vista, Calif., Bonita Vista HS) both drove in three runs during the inning with extra base hits.
CSU Bakersfield added one run in the fourth. LIU scored for the first time in the sixth. The Blackbirds would add two more in the seventh.
Roadrunner starter Jonathan Montoya (R-Sr., Chino Hills, Calif., Chino Hills HS) picked off two LIU base runners to end early Blackbirds’ threats. He went five to earn his second victory of the year. Dylan Christensen (Sr., Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Saddleback College) and Tyler Shyrock (Jr., Tehachapi, Calif., Desert Christian HS) both recorded two hits.
The Roadrunners hit the road for the first time this season after 11 games at Hardt Field to open 2013. CSUB is at UC Irvine Tuesday night for a 6:30 p.m.