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Bruins now own Arizona in the dimond. Savage's team win their sixth straight Pac-10 series at Jackie Robinson stadium by CRUSHING no. 12 Wilcats for the second straigh time by a score of 11-4:

Right fielder Gabe Cohen and second baseman Alden Carrithers each tallied three hits to lead No. 18 UCLA past No. 12 Arizona, 11-4, Saturday afternoon at Jackie Robinson Stadium. With the victory, UCLA has won 16 of its last 19 contests, including nine of the last 10 games.

Left-hander Tim Murphy (3-2) struck out nine Wildcats in 6.0 innings, allowing just three runs (two earned) off five hits. The sophomore from Vista, Calif., has posted a perfect 3-0 record in Pac-10 play. Cohen finished 3-for-5 with one home run, two runs and two RBI. Carrithers registered a 3-for-5 effort at the plate, collecting one run and three RBI for the host Bruins (24-17, 10-1 Pac-10).

With the series victory over Arizona (31-11, 9-5 Pac-10), the Bruins have won their last six home Pac-10 series. UCLA has won four consecutive Pac-10 series in the same season for the first time since 1987.
The Cats took a 3-2 lead after top of the fifth, but the Bruins cowboyed up  and came roaring back at the bottom of the 6th:
UCLA wrested the lead back from Arizona when Cohen clubbed a two-run home run to left field in the bottom of the sixth. Leading 4-3, UCLA added three more runs in the inning when Curtis walked with the bases loaded, Carrithers singled to right and Crawford grounded out to second.

UCLA scored four runs in the seventh inning to lead, 11-3. Carrithers and Curtis led the charge in the bottom of the seventh, as Curtis reached on an RBI-single and scored on Carrithers' two-RBI double to right field.
Bruins go for yet another sweep today at 1 pm. I know if I was leaving out in Southern California, I'd be peacing out to Jackie Robinson stadium to check out what is methodically emerging as one of the baseball programs in America. Can't wait to read Rye's writeup late tonight or tomorrow with my morning coffee. This is too much fun (and making me forget all the drama going on around a certain corner of my sport world).