No. 23 CAL at FRESNO STATE
First pitch: 6:35 p.m. Tuesday at Pete Beiden Field
Records: Bears 21-9, 8-4 Pac-12; Bulldogs 16-17, 7-5 Mountain West
Series: Cal leads all-time 68-62
Last meeting: The Bulldogs won 7-2 March 25 in Fresno.
Probables: Bulldogs TBD vs. Bears RH Alex Schick (1-0, 3.42 ERA)
The skinny: Fresno State looks to snap a five-game losing streak in its return to Beiden Field after a seven-game road trip where the Bulldogs went 1-6 at New Mexico and No. 12 UC Santa Barbara. ... The Bulldogs, however, play much better at home, with a 14-4 record at The Pete this season. Sophomore Austin Guibor leads the team offensively with a .347 batting average. Clean-up hitter Manny Argomaniz is in a midseason slump, having not produced a hit in the last six games going 0 for 19 at the plate. ... Fresno State has won three in a row against Cal dating back to last season. ... The Bears will send sophomore RH Alex Schick to the bump for his third start and 12th appearance of the season. Schick has struck out 28 batters while holding his opponents to a .158 batting average in 23.2 innings. Chris Paul (.355) and Lucas Erceg (.353) lead Cal at the plate with six and eight home runs, respectively.
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