Utah Baseball Takes on Utah Valley on Tuesday

first_img FacebookTwitterLinkedInEmailSALT LAKE CITY – The Utah baseball team travels to Orem for an in-state game against Utah Valley on Tuesday, May 15, at 6:00 p.m. MT.The contest is the second between the teams this season. Utah won the first game in Salt Lake City on April 10, 10-6.Utah is fourth in the Pac-12 in triples (15), tied for fifth in doubles (83) and ranks sixth in hits (442). Utah is fourth in the league in double plays (38) and ranks fifth in assists (477). The pitchers lead the league with 14 pickoffs.DaShawn Keirsey, Jr., ranks in the top 10 in the league in several categories including leading the league in doubles (21) and ranking fourth in the Pac-12 in batting average (.378). He is third in the league in hits per game (1.51). Keirsey is on a 15-game hitting streak and has had a hit in 33 out of Utah’s last 34 games. Oliver Dunn is tied for fourth in the league with 29 double plays and ranks sixth in assists (124). On the pitching staff, Trenton Stoltz is second in the Pac-12 with 29 appearances on the mound and is tied for fifth with six saves. Josh Lapiana’s four pickoffs is tied for second in the league. Tanner Thomas has allowed just three home runs this year, which is among the fewest in the league.Utah Valley is 15-33 this season. The Wolverines recently dropped two of three to Seattle.Utah plays its final home games of the season this week, opening a three-game series against Washington on Thursday, May 17. Written by Tags: Baseball/Utah Utes/UVU Wolverines May 15, 2018 /Sports News – Local Utah Baseball Takes on Utah Valley on Tuesday Robert Lovelllast_img

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