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The baseball team got its revenge against UCI. Bruins rally again to pick up a 4-2 win in Irvine and avenge a loss they suffered against the 'Eaters earlier in the season.:

Third baseman Jermaine Curtis' three-run blast in the fourth inning helped lead the No. 22 UCLA baseball team past No. 12 UC Irvine, 4-2, Tuesday evening at Anteater Ballpark. Curtis finished 1-for-4 with one run, three RBI and his second home run in UCLA's last four games. Second baseman Alden Carrithers hit 3-for-5 with one run.

The Bruins (25-18) have won 17 of their last 21 games and have tallied victories in seven of their last eight road contests.

Freshman right-hander Garett Claypool (2-0) picked up the victory after limiting the host Anteaters to two runs off five hits through five innings. UC Irvine right-hander Dylan Axelrod (2-3) absorbed the loss, allowing four runs off five hits in 4.2 innings. Bruin left-hander Tim Murphy notched his first career save, striking out five hitters in 2.1 innings of relief.

The Bruins' fourth-inning rally began with two outs. Designated hitter Casey Haerther doubled to right-center field and moved to third on catcher Ryan Babineau's single. Curtis battled from an 0-and-2 count, fouling off two pitches, taking a ball and fouling off three more pitches before belting a three-run shot over the left field fence. The Bruins added one more run in the fourth on consecutive singles by Alden Carrithers, Brandon Crawford and Cody Decker.
Next up: Cal. Bruins take on the Bears for a weekend series starting Friday night.

First pitch scheduled for 6 pm PST.