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UCI's Thurman deals one-hitter

UCI right-hander strikes out six in shutout against Bakersfield.

May 18, 2012

IRVINE — UC Irvine pitcher Andrew Thurman dealt a one-hit complete-game shutout as the Anteaters handed Cal State Bakersfield a 7-0 nonconference loss Friday.

The complete game was the fourth of the year for the right-hander, who struck out six and improved to 8-2 on the year.

The no-hit bid was taken out of the equation in the second inning as Tyler Shryock hit a two-out triple. Dylan Christensen drew a walk to extend the inning but Thurman kept the Roadrunners off the board, inducing a fly-ball out to left.

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That would be all as Bakersfield was held hitless the rest of the way as Thurman faced four over the minimum.

The Anteaters gave Thurman plenty of run support. A clutch, two-out single up the middle by Dillon Moyer drove in Christian Ramirez to put UCI (29-21) on the board in the second inning.

The Anteaters added three runs in the third inning, loading the bases for Jerry McClanahan, who stroked a two-run single up the middle to highlight the inning.

— From staff reports

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