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Long Beach State Dirtbags Can’t Catch No. 23 TCU

The Long Beach State Dirtbags mustered only four hits in their 4-1 loss to No. 23 TCU on Friday night on Bohl Diamond at Blair Field.

After falling behind 3-0, LBSU (1-11) got on the board in the bottom of the fifth inning when Tanner Carlson scored on Santino Rivera groundout. Junior Calvin Estrada had a pair of singles.

No. 23 TCU (8-4) built its lead off starter Zak Baayoun, who gave up one run in the second and two in the fifth. He allowed five hits and three walks with a pair of strikeouts. Junior Tyler Gums struck out a career-high seven batters in four innings of work out of the bullpen. He gave up one run on three hits and a walk.

Adam Seminaris (0-2, 3.63 ERA) will get the start for the Dirtbags at 6 p.m. on Saturday, and TCU will go with Jake Eissler (2-0, 1.29 ERA).


JJ Fiddler
JJ Fiddler is an award-winning sportswriter and videographer who has been covering Southern California sports for multiple newspapers and websites since 2004. After attending Long Beach State and creating the first full sports page at the Union Weekly Newspaper, he has been exclusively covering Long Beach prep sports since 2007.